Back from SXSW… in 1999 & 2000

Back from SXSW… it’s real work to drag yourself back to your normal life, so after parties held by The Hideout in Austin at SXSW in 1999 and 2000, celebrations of making it through (and back from) SXSW were held at The Hideout, and our good friend Liz Strause took photographs (from a ladder) to […]

Holy Moly, SXSW bands have been sent off

Boy, Saturday was a fun. Our president-in-exile (self-proclaimed) graced us all with more than a few band intros, loads of people came out, lots of beer was spoken for, and lots of fun was had. Here are a few echos of the event from around the interwebs… The Trib has a recap here if you […]

(tomorrow!) SXSW … or bust!

It’s that time of year: Bands across Chicago are packing their bags and checking their transmissions for the annual 20 hour+ road trip to Austin’s SXSW music festival. And we at the Hideout are happy to see them go … Wait! We don’t mean it like that! We mean: tomorrow, Saturday, March 12, we team […]