This week at the H/O

Hey hey hey! It’s that time of the week again to see what is happening at The Hideout… David Vandervelde has a unique approach to rock and roll. Through his honest lyrics and spiraling guitars, the multi-instrumentalist has gained comparisons to Neil Young and Mark Bolan. And his various musical talents put him on another […]

We survived Pitchfork

Barely. It seemed like half the Hideout staff was working in some capacity or another through the shimmering heat of this weekend’s Pitchfork Music Festival. (Yours truly was holding down a booth in the craft tent — and let me tell you, soup is a rough sell when the heat index hits triple digits.) We’ll […]

This week at the H/O

This week, of course, there is major music action all over town. So let’s start with some early warnings about NEXT week, and beyond, before we dive in. Just announced! 1. Cass McCombs Band, Monday, July 25th, 9 p.m. 2. Benefit for Parallax Sounds, a film exploring the influence of Chicago-the-city on music made in […]

Oof da.

The last few weeks have swept me up into a potentially perpetual current of deadlines and and craziness in which the usual busy-ness has been multiplied by (everyone knock on some wood, cross a few fingers, and hold your breath) a possible last-minute trip to perform in Europe’s most picturesque still-politically-repressive state. [editor’s note: see […]

Kelly Hogan & Scott Ligon, Mondays in March

We’ll be graced by a familiar duo for three monday evenings in a row, starting tonight at 7pm with HOT GRITS directly after at 9pm! The sweet sound of Kelly Hogan and Scott Ligon is well known by our regulars. They’ve teamed up on many a residency in the past, and we’re lucky to have […]