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Our little swamp hag Sarah Sherman (aka Sarah Squirm) and her team of horrifyingly creative comedians birthed a show in a basement called Helltrap Nightmare just over a year-and-a-half ago and after only a hear out of warehouse DIY shows has quickly risen to “Best Underground Comedy Show” in Chicago Magazine’s Best of 2017 issue. Here’s […]

Thrillist interviewed owner Tim Tuten who explains the unique way the Hideout was built here!

  “It’s hard to say what it is exactly that makes The Hideout such a great place to see standup comedy. Maybe it’s the low ceilings and summer camp decor, lending a clubhouse vibe to their intimate performance space. Or maybe it’s the venue’s somewhat out-of-the way location, which filters out the riff-raff, assuring an audience of […]

Check out this sweet video of Kelly Hogan and her band covering The Hold Steady’s “Constructive Summer” on the front porch of the Hideout for The Onion A.V. Club’s Undercover Series.

One of the many highlights of the Just For Laughs Chicago festival back in June, was the sold-out live taping of You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes.  If you couldn’t make it out, the taping is online now so you can check out all the schenanigans that ensued here.

  Here’s a great feature, Seeing the Sounds: The Hideout Makes a Home Away From Home, by Shea Corrigan via Chicago Monthly.

The Chicagoist ran a sweet little preview about the Bike-In Movie Theater screening of ‘The T.A.M.I. Show’ taking place this coming Sunday May 13th at 8pm. The T.A.M.I. Show was available only as a bootleg before being officially released on DVD a couple of years ago. Luckily The Hideout is offering an even better way […]

Michael Slaboch, talent buyer at the Hideout, archivist and producer for the Numero Group, what he’s obsessed with. His answers are. . . JC & Co., Music by JC & Co. It’s refreshing (and very rare) to hear an album for the first time and immediately want to have it on repeat from top to […]

Congratulations to our very own Martha Bayne for her 2012 Time Out Chicago Eat Out Award for, Most Palatable Evangelism! It seemed like just another excuse for Blue Liners to drink and brood together. But in the three years since Martha Bayne started Soup & Bread, a weekly event that runs from January to April […]

WBEZ: • Eight Forty-Eight interviews the owners and goes over the history of The Hideout • Eight Forty-Eight also interviewed photographer Jim Newberry about shooting in the club and about our upcoming event this evening, Scrapbok: The Hideout Story In Pictures • Jim DeRogatis weighs in on our Block Party lineup Chicago Tribune: • A Day […]