New City Music Cover Story Interviews The Hideout Owners Katie And Tim Tuten

There’s something stirring in the story of a small, plucky scrapper taking on a steamrolling behemoth—whether it’s the English fleet versus the Spanish Armada or Popeye versus Bluto. The Chicago music landscape now has its own version of the story, which began when real estate developer Sterling Bay teamed with concert giant Live Nation to […]

Stereogum Says Black Midi Rearranged Matter At Their Hideout Show

[youtube width=”600″ height=”400″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkLuvFNd7YY[/youtube] 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 […]

The Lawrence Peters Outfit Performs Live On WGN-TV

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.

Drag Queens Find 'Home' At The Hideout's 'Big Queer Variety Show'

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 […]

WGN Share A Drink With White Mystery At The Hideout

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 […]

The Hideout Gets Featured In The 'Block Club' Guide To Chicago's Music Scene

Chicago’s local neighborhood news publication recently released their illustrated “tiny guide,” which features local venues and music stores around the city. The Hideout is featured on this illustrated guide, due to our role in Chicago’s unique music scene. The artist, Maura Walsh, received her degree Fine Arts degree Columbia College. Walsh is a self-identified “avid […]

Next City Discusses How The Lincoln Yards Project Affect The Hideout

Next City‘s M. Sophia Newman discusses how will the TIF-fueled Lincoln Yards project affect The Hideout. If you haven’t yet heard, in May 2018, the Sterling Bay development corporation moved to re-build an area of the city called Lincoln Yards. The whole project is projected to cost about $6 billion. This project directly threatens The […]

Greg Kot's "Why the Hideout Is Vital to Chicago's music scene"

Greg Kot of the Chicago Tribune praises the Hideout for its history and current importance in the middle of the Lincoln Yards controversy. “It may appear ridiculous to argue the merits of a 150-capacity club against a development that promises to spoon out $89 million in zoning fees to the city and bring in 23,000 […]