The Archives

Together Davis, Malci, Joshua Virtue, and Ruby Watson make up Chicago’s own rap crew Why? Records. The group started when the four got together in the summer of 2018 to start their brand-new label. Davis himself grew up on hip-hop. He says his mother used to babysit for Common. He received his BFA in creative […]

Award-winning group The Lawrence Peters Outfit, which is described as a “scrappy honkey tonk band” plays live on WGN. Watch the full performance on WGN. Make sure to catch the band play The Hideout on June 23rd as party of the “A Day in the Country” series.

Derry Queen’s Big Queer Variety show is held monthly at The Hideout and brings together the most talented LGBTQA+ performers in the city. The Chicago Reader said the show’s theatrics “transcend traditional expectations of drag.” “His show includes acts ranging between stand-up and sketch, all of which take him at least a month to churn […]

Miss Alex White and Francis Scott Key White are siblings that make up the Chicago-based duo White Mystery. The band started playing The Hideout in the early 2000’s. “There’s a lot of history here,” said Alex White. She says her favorite drink is The Hideout’s signature cocktail, The Wooden Leg. White said a big highlight […]

Virtue Cider and the Hideout, the longtime Chicago live music landmark, have teamed up for a new outdoor music concert series in Fennville, Michigan: Picnics on the Farm. The nine-show series is Southwest Michigan’s answer to the Hideout’s popular annual concert series Picnics on the Porch, featuring both established and up-and-coming artists curated by the […]