Hideout Block Party Reviews

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 […]

Big Freedia Cancellation

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 […]

Hideout Block Party Schedule

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 […]

This week at the H/O

Here we go–another week of stellar shows. Friday brings another installment of the always fun Shame That Tune early in the evening, followed by Gypsyblood and Man/Miracle at 10 pm. Saturday we are proud to host one of the Permanent Records 5th Year Celebration shows with Australia’s garage rockers Royal Headache, making a rare stateside appearance, along […]

On the horizon

Summer is winding down (sniff) but September is looking STUPID. Enjoy your lazy days while you can, because after Labor Day your social calendar is booked, my people. On September 6 we have the @MAYOR EMANUEL BOOK EVENT!, our first-ever party celebrating a book based on a Twitter feed, and to judge from the way […]

15 years at the Hideout, in pictures

You know about the block party, right? Well, the night before we’re taking over some nearby walls to mount Scrap Book, a show of photos shot at the Hideout over the past 15 preposterous years. We’ve hit up some of our professional friends already for their snazzy shots of bands and whatnot. But you do not have […]

Block Party is go!

It’s true: The Hideout Block Party is b-a-c-k. Today’s announcement of the lineup set blogs buzzing all over the interwebs. As well it should have, considering the roster of amazingness being angled into position for a September 24 liftoff. In the words of Tim Tuten: “The Hideout will celebrate its 15th Birthday Party with our friends […]

This week at the H/O

Hi! Let’s do short and sweet this week. We’re still tired from the car thing last week. But, not too tired to say; this week is getting us revved up. Get it? Oh the hilarity … First: What a good way to get great local veggies into your life. Peasants’ Plot is still accepting members […]