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“Hideout, do you want to see me put my dead great-grandma’s teeth in my mouth?” comedian AJ Marroquin asks the mostly standing audience packed into the performance space in The Hideout with a flirty but demanding flourish, nonchalantly holding up a pair of dentures. Indeed, the crowd does. And Marroquin, smartly dressed in a button-up […]

At age 18, Scott Ligon spent his nights getting paid to play guitar and his days shopping for records. It was 1988, and he was one of the rising regulars of the St. Louis bar-band scene. He knew his blues, his rock-and-roll and had days’ worth of country and soul covers in his head. One […]

In the short amount of time Black Midi have been a band, they have stirred up a frenzy of hype in their native UK primarily on the strength of their live show. Up until this year, after all, they had barely any music available online, and they kept their debut album Schlagenheim — which ranked […]

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 […]

This summer spend your Friday afternoons at the Hideout with our third installment of our favorite summer series Picnics on the Porch. Grab a blanket and come on down to enjoy intimate outdoor performances featuring some of the best pickers and singers in the country performing right on our front porch. Our neighbors, the midwestern-focused […]

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, […]

Hey Hey Everyone, This is easily the biggest week of the year over here at The Hideout so lets get into it! Tonight it’s another evening of Hideout Veggie Bingo.  The callers this week are Helen Tsatsos and Cleetus Friedman, and all proceeds will benefit the Xochiquetzal Peace Garden at Whittier School.  Hot Doug’s is donating […]

  “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 […]

Hey Hey Everyone, Tonight it’s another edition of Hideout Veggie Bingo.  All proceeds this evening support the Fulton Street Flower & Vegetable Garden and our callers this week will be Elizabeth Gomez & Mike Sula.  As usual all the hot dogs are generously donated by Hot Dougs and there will be loads of amazing prizes […]

Hey Hey Everyone, First things first, thanks soooo much for all the support and selling out the Hideout Block Party & A.V. Festwhich takes place next month!  We’ve got some surprises in store for you that weekend, but here’s a little taste of what is to come…one of our Friday headliners, Glen Hansard, was on […]