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Some great press has been coming though about Diane Izzo and our upcoming 1st Annual Memorial concert for her on Sunday with Califone, Souled American, The Friends of Diane Izzo Band, & Crooked Mouth String Band w/ Beau O’Riley & Jenny Magnus. Sun-Times • Califone and More Take the Stage for Late Singer-songwriter Diane Izzo WBEZ […]

We got to curate the Design Harvest music stage again this year and hope you can join us on Saturday & Sunday on Grand Ave. between Damen & Wood. Saturday:  Mar Caribe @ 2pm | Sanctified Grumblers @ 3:30pm | Califone @ 6:00pm Sunday:  Black Willoughbys @ 2:00pm | Hoyle Brothers @ 3:30pm | Golden […]

Chicago Tribune: • “Eclectic, Surprising, Fantastic!” Time Out Chicago: • “another laid-back and musically-rich Hideout Block Party.” Underground Bee: • “a day full of top-notch music.” Chicago Now: • “Seeing Mavis Staples in concert isn’t merely seeing music performed live, it’s witnessing history.” Chicagoist: • Hideout Block Party Delivers On Its Line-up WBEZ: • 15 years […]

Thanks to all the Hideout tweeters for their help promoting the #hideout15 Block Party! We look forward to seeing you tonight at Scrapbook (come on out and celebrate, it’s free!) and of course tomorrow at the 15th Hideout Block Party. For those of you who can’t make it, please watch for coverage from everyone who’s […]

Before this week’s current round of press craziness, Mark Bazer invited the owners of the Hideout up onto the stage they built and quizzed them about the bars early days. Stories were told! Shots were drunk! Read more at Bazer’s WBEZ blog. ALSO: The intrepid Robert Loerzel, intrigued by the flurry of nostalgia, poked around […]

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 […]

Robbie Fulks channels Gram Parsons, with some adjustments approriate to theses modern times. So very fine.

Is the Hideout big enough for two MacArthur geniuses? Ken Vandermark will have to make room for our friend Jeanne Gang who won a 2011 MacArthur Genius Award today! Here’s a video with Jeanne here at The Hideout on Mark Bazer’s Interview Show:

We have just learned that Big Freedia has had to cancel all of her shows for the next few weeks.  Unfortunately she will not be appearing at this year’s Hideout Block Party.  Fortunately our amazing Chances Dances DJs are ready to go, and will send us home dancing on Saturday night! Also a quick reminder […]

Doors @ 12pm Guitarkestra @ 12:15 White Mystery @ 1:00 Kids These Days @ 1:45 The Eternals @ 2:30 Booker T. Jones @ 3:30 Jon Langford & the Burlington Welsh Male Chorus @ 4:45 Mavis Staples @ 6:00 Dosh @ 7:25 Andrew Bird @ 8:00 Chances Dances @ 9:30 Opera-Matic all day long! General Rules […]