FRENCH MARKET EVENTS  
 
Lunch Hour Music
Lunch Hour Music with Ashleigh Ashton 

Saturday, August 9th | 11 am - 2 pm
Saturday, August 30th | 11 am - 2 pm 

At 18 years old, singer/songwriter Ashley Ashton has won the Chicago Independent Music Award's 2014 Pop Artist of the Year Award. Ashleigh shares the stage with her older sister on keyboards and her younger sister on guitar. Together, the girls share a natural sibling harmony and love of music.


Kids Fun Junction
Kids Fun Junction

Saturday, August 16th | 11 am - 1 pm 

Chicago native Juan Figeroa has been twisting balloons for almost 20 years entertaining children and adults of all ages. Juan has been featured at corporate events, area festivals and most recently at the 2014 Cubs Convention. His creative sculptures will leave you amazed at just what can be formed with balloons. 

 
Lunch Hour Music

Lunch Hour Music with Annalee Hooson 

Saturday, August 16th | 1 pm - 4 pm 

Grab a friend and make your lunch hour a special one with fun, happy and refreshing music. Annalee Hooson covers jazz standards and performs her original compositions. The daughter of a musician and granddaughter of a cabaret singer, Annalee’s voice has been described as having a “raw, folk quality.” She recently played at the famous Andy’s Jazz Club as well as the Untitled Speakeasy and is a regular performer at The Chicago French Market. 


Kara Cavanaugh

Lunch Hour Music with Kara Cavanaugh

Saturday, August 23rd | 11 am - 2 pm 

Pittsburgh native Kara Cavanaugh is a 20 years old singer & guitarist. She has been singing as long as she can remember and grew up involved in the arts community in her hometown, participating in local musical productions. Singing with the band Terrapin Flyer and as a solo artist, Kara classifies herself as mostly a sultry lounge/folk vocalist but she enjoys performing anything from R&B to pop to jazz.