Hideout named Reader’s Choice for Rock Venue in Best of Chicago 2008!

The Reader’s Monica Kendrick writes “…I’m going to stand by the Hideout for its combination of bookings, friendliness, comfort, price point, and community involvement—and the fact that the barflies more in love with the sound of their own voices than the sound of the band get a room to themselves with a door that closes.” […]

Hideout named Chicago’s Best Rock Venue and Best Dance Party

On a recent Saturday the Hideout threw a (free free free) Appreciation Dance Party! for all of the fans that voted for us as “Chicago’s Best Dance Party” in a recent issue of the Chicago Reader. To celebrate, we have finally installed a disco ball! Other “Best Of” winners participated and provided free stuff. These […]

The Hideout among Chicago’s Best Dives

Fred Schlatter’s Chicago Nightlife Examiner Best dives in Chicago, criticism welcome is really being complementary naming Hideout one of Chicago’s Best Dives… “Please don’t write telling me that this is not a dive, but in fact a rock venue. Of course it’s a venue for, among other things, rock and roll, but that doesn’t discount […]

Best Concert Photos of 2008… at The Hideout

Chris Catania’s Live Exhaust blog Best Concert Photos of 2008: Q & A with Photographer Colleen Catania begins with a Monotonix shot from Hideout Block Party and also includes Tim Fite and a link to Chris’ ink19.com Block Party review

Reader Best of Chicago congratulations!

Congratulations to the many friends of The Hideout that won in this year’s Reader Best of Chicago polls. If you won & we’ve left you off the list below, we sure didn’t mean to, so please email your link to jerome at hideoutchicago dot com and we’ll add you to the list. Chances Dances ~ […]

Howard Reich’s “Our favorite Chicago venues”

Howard Reich’s Metromix Our favorite Chicago venues entry on Hideout focuses on Wednesday’s Immediate Sound Series shows (he’s the Tribune’s Jazz Critic!) and says… “This musically eclectic room features the brilliantly programmed Immediate Sound Series, which on Wednesday nights casts a spotlight on a young generation of experimenters, from Rob Mazurek to Ken Vandermark. What’s […]