“A Mighty Pillar of the Chicago Music Scene”

“But the Hideout’s relative isolation is actually a big part of the reason why hundreds flock there every week: The place isn’t in any visible community, so it built one of its own.”

 

Aaron Cohen, a freelancer and writer for FAR, an online publication dedicated to uncovering authenticity and originality amongst the throngs of music, entertainment and food, took to the mighty task of sifting through dive bars and music halls across the city looking for what he believes to be resting at the foundation of Chicago’s music scene. What he found was the Hideout and Robbie Fulks.

Take a read of one of the best profiles our little bar has ever gotten, and an artist and residency as old as the Hideout itself.