Hideout owners do the Interview Show

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=363DO5Jm_yI[/youtube] Before this week’s current round of press craziness, Mark Bazer invited the owners of the Hideout up onto the stage they built and quizzed them about the bars early days. Stories were told! Shots were drunk! Read more at Bazer’s WBEZ blog. ALSO: The intrepid Robert Loerzel, intrigued by the flurry of nostalgia, poked […]

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 […]

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 […]

“We’ll take a cup of kindness yet, for auld lang syne”

After the requisite champagne toast, kiss, and shouts of “Huzzah!”, my first few moments of 2011 were spent taking drink orders and maneuvering booze through the Hideout’s celebratory chaos. A fitting start, since the Hideout is bound to be the setting of much of my coming year — whether I’m behind the bar or in front […]

Tim & Katie Tuten #43 on NewCity Music 45

From New City’s List of 45 people “Who Rock Chicago’s Music World” 43. Tim & Katie Tuten, Co-owners of The Hideout Along with the Hinchsliff twins, the Tutens operate one of the city’s best bars with a grassroots mindset, dedicated the bands and artists first and the everything else much later. The result is a […]

Australian interviews Tim & Katie

Diana Plater’s Townsville Bulletin (Queensland, AU) “City of Steel” article is subtitled “Chicago is the home of US Presidential hopeful Barack Obama, the Blues, House music and an unpretentious ‘can-do’ attitude” — it views Chicago through the eyes of an Australian who interviews Katie and Tim Tuten 300k .pdf

Tim & Katie #16 on NewCity Music 45: Who Rocks Chicago’s Music World

NewcityMusic Music 45: Who rocks Chicago’s music world names Hideout’s Tim & Katie Tuten at #16 for 2008! 16 ~ Tim & Katie Tuten ~ Owners, Hideout “When you think things are great, they can get better,” Tim Tuten says. “It’s very weird. The rest of the country has an economic crisis, and the wars […]

Tim Tuten goes to Washington DC

Tim Tuten has a new gig in Washington DC! links to press… Dave Hoekstra’s Sun-Times His secret? Hideouts ~ Club owner pushes extras for kids as Education Dept. adviser Greg Kot’s Tribune Turn It Up Obama administration brings the Hideout’s Tim Tuten to Washington Peter Margasak’s Reader Post No Bills Tim Tuten to work for […]

At Zeroes End: Music in Chicago 2000-2009

Tom Lynch’s NewCityMusic At Zeroes End: Music in Chicago 2000-2009 surveys changes to the Chicago music landscape over the last ten years, including quotes from Jim DeRogatis, Brian Peterson, Matt Rucins, Chris Baronner and the Hideout’s Tim Tuten, who talks about changes at the Hideout and in the Chicago hip-hop scene’s “more honest, thoughtful and […]