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Category Archives: The Hideout
You know, when Chicago Tunes got up and going in August 2010, I about gave equal time to bands based in Chicago and those not based in Chicago. I also had a good amount of people writing with me from … Continue reading
When does something happen by chance, and when is it divinely inspired? The thought struck me at once last eve midway through Canasta’s headliner at The Hideout. During “Slow Down Chicago,” in fact. Here I was, almost a year to … Continue reading
I hit two surprises flipping through the music section of The Reader Thursday: In the same blurb, I learned that The 1900s’ Jeanine O’Toole had a) been booking shows at The Hideout for two-and-a-half years and b) would, by the … Continue reading
Happy new year, Chicago! It’s been a nice little break for me from the written word, but it’s time to get back on the horse and let you know my thoughts (whether you care or not) about the musical performance … Continue reading
Josh beat me to it by a good month, but I thought: “Well, better late than never.” Here, now, are my favorite shows from the year that was. Please note: I moved here in June, then launched the blog in … Continue reading
One of my favorite nights of live music in Chicago happened just a few days ago at The Hideout. There, Darling celebrated the release* of their debut LP, Lights That Last Forever, while Tin Tin Can and Rachele Eve played … Continue reading
Deep Earth, White Car and Night Gallery assembled at The Hideout Friday night for the latter group’s record release show. The album, Constant Struggle, marks Night Gallery’s debut. Stupidly, I failed to bring a camera with me, so you’ll have … Continue reading