The Archives

It’s soup season again and – I’ll be honest right up front – until November 8 we thought perhaps Soup & Bread had run its course. Maybe, we wondered, it’s time to pass the baton, do something else. Wouldn’t it be nice to go somewhere warm in February? But then things changed. We think everyone’s […]

Hey Everyone, Tonight is the release party for MAKE Magazine issue #12 “Architectural” with Soft Speaker,Like Pioneers, and an interview with the illustrious Cultural Historian for the City of Chicago, Tim Samuelson. Friday we’ve got a dynamic double bill with the singer/songwriter Erin McKeown and Jenn Grant. Saturday in the afternoon we start things off with Coach House Sounds presenting a kids show that features Future […]

he next run of Soup & Bread starts January 2 — our fifth season of soup at the Hideout. And, if you are like us, you cannot believe we have been doing this for FIVE YEARS. That’s a lot of soup under the sound board. Or, something. In honor of our fifth anniversary season, we’ve decided […]

As you can see below the Hideout was recently featured on the popular wedding blog, Rock N’ Roll Bride, thanks to Kat and Mat who had their beautiful wedding here this summer.  If you or anyone you know is interested in having a wedding here, please feel free to email, hideoutinn@gmail.com for more details.   […]

January 17th-19th, 2013 will see The Hideout return to the Tomorrow Never Knows Festival along with Schubas, Lincoln Hall, The Metro, and Smartbar. For the second year in a row we will primarily focus on standup comedians from around the country. All six shows last year sold out in advance and we are sure that […]

Happy Halloween Everyone! As you can see above, we’ve got the president flying high out front!  Regardless of which side of the political spectrum you land we encourage everyone to get out and vote next Tuesday, and we’ll be open on election night with the results on the television and Mar Caribe playing some political […]

Hey Hey Everyone, Before we get into this week’s upcoming shows, just a heads up that tickets are moving fast for both shows by The dB’s on Thursday, November 15th and Friday, November 16th.   Don’t delay on getting tickets to these extra special concerts featuring the original lineup of the band for the first time […]

“With these gray October clouds rolling in, a musical journey to Jamaica followed by good local music sounds like the perfect tonic. Film programmer extraordinaire Michael Phillips says this event, called “The First Menagerie” will be followed by others. If Rockers and Magical, Beautiful are the sorts of creatures we can expect to find more of, that is welcome […]

Hey Hey Everyone, We are going to finish out 2012 with six amazing concerts in a row!  Below are all the details and ticket links for this remarkable run of shows…                                   New Years Eve at The Hideout! Yes, […]

An ultra rare appearance by our dear friends, Mucca Pazza, who closed out EXPO Chicago at the Hideout last evening after a soul revue featuring Syl Johnson, Andre Williams, and Renaldo Domino backed by Expo ’76 w/ The Total Pro Horns.