3349 N. HALSTED • CHICAGO

EVENTS

Will & Grace Chicago Viewing Party

November 15, 2018, 8:00pm - November 16, 2018, 9:00am

Will & Grace Chicago Viewing Party

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Honey… What is this? What’s going on? What’s happening? Will & Grace is renewed and will be back this Fall with new episodes.

We love laughing at Karen, Jack, Will & Grace with you! Join us every Thursday to watch Will & Grace at Chicago's Official Viewing Party. 21+ and No Cover at Sidetrack.

"You say potato, I say vodka." Karen Walker
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Pop Rocks Thursday

November 15, 2018, 9:00pm - November 16, 2018, 2:00am

Pop Rocks Thursday

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Let's Have a Kiki! Rock Out every Thursday Night to our Pop Music Mix! Get on stage with Dixie to win fun prizes and slay to Drag from Alexis Bevels & Saya Naomi. 9pm-2am. No Cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less

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Jack Daniels Chili Cook-off 2018

November 17, 2018, 1:00pm - November 17, 2018, 5:00pm

Jack Daniel's Chili Cook-off 2018

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Who's Hungry?! Join us at the Annual Jack Daniel's Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, November 17 from 1-5pm. Attendees will be able to chow down on chili from fabulous Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce restaurants and vote for their favorite to win the competition. Enjoy drink samples from Jack Daniel's, enter to win fun giveaways and sip on your favorite cocktails while tasting great chili from:


Wrigley BBQ
Kubo Chicago
Big Star
Drew's on Halsted
Flub a Dub Chubs
Hutch American Bistro
ROCKS Lakeview
Revolucion
D.S. Tequila

Tickets are just $10 per person, which includes chili samples from all restaurants and fun giveaways. Event proceeds benefit the Heartland Alliance and Lakeview East Chamber.
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Greatest Showman Reimagined Sunday Funday

November 18, 2018, 9:00pm - November 19, 2018, 12:00am

Greatest Showman Reimagined Sunday Funday

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Come Alive at our Greatest Showman Reimagined Release Party Sunday, Nov 18. Don't miss show-stopping Drag performances from JerFay & Jasmine Phoenix and be here for your chance to win copies of the new GREATEST SHOWMAN REIMAGINED album featuring:

The Greatest Show – Panic! at the Disco
A Million Dreams – Pink
A Million Dreams (Reprise) – Willow Sage Hart
Come Alive – Years & Years and Jess Glynne
The Other Side – MAX and Ty Dolla $ign
Never Enough – Kelly Clarkson
This Is Me (The Reimagined Remix) – Keala Settle, Kesha and Missy Elliott
Rewrite The Stars – James Arthur and Anne-Marie
Tightrope – Sara Bareilles
From Now On – Zac Brown Band
Bonus tracks:
The Greatest Show – Pentatonix
Come Alive – Craig David
This Is Me – Kesha
Rewrite The Stars (Acoustic) – Zendaya

Sidetrack opens at 1pm every Sunday Funday. Sing your song at Show Tunes from 4-9pm downstairs and enjoy Party Music upstairs at Deck Bar. Sing along to Sidetrack Pop faves from 9pm-2am at Sunday Funday After Dark. No Cover...it's Sidetrack!
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Barbra Streisand Edition of Musical Monday

November 19, 2018, 8:00am - November 20, 2018, 2:00am

Barbra Streisand Edition of Musical Monday

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Hello Gorgeous!

Join us for a special evening of Musical Monday fun featuring the Funny Girl's beloved hits mixed in with our regular Show Tune favorites. Sing along to your favorite Streisand classics as we pay homage to a true legend of musical theater and film.

Don't miss our Album Release Party for WALLS the newest album from Iconic Performer Barbra Streisand featuring the original song “DON’T LIE TO ME" available now. Win copies of the album while supplies last!

Join us from 8pm-2am Monday, Nov 19, with People (Who Need People). We promise not to Rain On Your Parade! #napkins
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ThanksGayving Eve Party

November 21, 2018, 3:00pm - November 22, 2018, 2:00am

ThanksGayving Eve Party

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Join us Wednesday, November 21, for one of the biggest parties of the year - the night before Thanksgiving at Sidetrack. Bring your friends and dance the night away. Hosted by Dixie Lynn Cartwright.

THANKS for GIVING:
Team Sidetrack will donate proceeds from Coat Check this night to Heartland Alliance / Vital Bridges Center on Chronic Care - providing food and nutrition, housing, counseling and more for low-income Chicagoans with HIV/AIDS.

No Cover...it's Sidetrack! 21+
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Dixie Wins A Talent Show

November 27, 2018, 9:30pm - November 28, 2018, 12:30am

Dixie Wins A Talent Show

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Dixie Wins A Talent Show, While Alexis Bevels Stage Manages, IS BACK and we are pleased to be it's new home the last Tuesday of every month. Join us Halloween Eve - Tuesday, October 30, for a night of fabulous Chicago Talent!

October Talent:
Rylan Aspen
Briawna Banana
Mini Pearl Necklace
Noah Grey
Tyler Hall
Camille Leon
AJ Marroquín
Vince Van Dyke

You are the judge for who wins (well, Dixie says she's the winner, but we'll see about that) so join us to cheer on your faves. No Cover...it's Sidetrack!
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R & Bey SyncIt!

November 28, 2018, 9:00pm - November 29, 2018, 2:00am

R & Bey SyncIt!

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Get in Formation for our monthly R&Bey Edition of Sync It!

Join us for a Sync It! featuring your favorite R&B Dance music from Beyoncé, Bruno, RiRi, The Weeknd, Janet, Whitney, Jason, Ariana and many more. Hosted by Dixie Lynn Cartwright, with sickening Drag performances by Eva Styles & DiDa Ritz.

Get on stage and lip sync to your fave R&Bey jams for fun prizes - no drag required. No Cover...it's Sidetrack.
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Dog Day Saturday Afternoon

December 1, 2018, 1:00pm - December 1, 2018, 5:00pm

Dog Day Saturday Afternoon

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Join us the first Saturday of the month for DOG DAY! Our next Day with the Doggies is Saturday, November 3, from 1-5pm. And don't miss a Special Halloween Edition of Dog Day - Saturday, October 27. We'll have a Doggy Costume Contest and Humans are encouraged to come Halloween Ready too!

Super Dog-Friendly Tito's Handmade Vodka will have fun doggy swag on hand to pass out to our canine customers. Bring your pooch and come grab a drink and treats.

No cover. No dog required. People must be 21 with ID.
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OUTspoken! LGBTQ Storytelling at Sidetrack

December 4, 2018, 6:00pm - December 4, 2018, 9:30pm

OUTspoken! LGBTQ Storytelling at Sidetrack

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Join us Tuesday, December 4, for OUTspoken LGBTQ Stories, our monthly storytelling event celebrating uniquely personal stories from across the LGBTQ community. Doors to Main, Cherry and Back Bars open at 6pm (arrive early for Main Bar seating) with Stories from 7pm. Sidetrack is open from 3pm-2am Tuesdays. No cover.

OUTspoken! has met with rave reviews:

“The room was abuzz after. People introduced themselves to the storytellers, hugged them, and thanked the emcees... It was truly great to be a part of it, even just as an audience member.”
-Parker Stockman Chicago Literati

"Such a fun and generous crowd, a wonderful place to tune in and be human together. What GREAT stories!"
-Elon Cameron

"The best story telling event in Chicago! I'd recommend it to anyone and everyone."
-Sanna Adlem

Grab a beverage from the bar and join us for a night of storytelling. Stay after OUTspoken! and enjoy TRL TUESDAY where we will spin everything you love from the 90's, 00's and today!
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Mens Room Wednesday

December 5, 2018, 9:00pm - December 6, 2018, 2:00am

Men's Room Wednesday

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

The lights go down, the men come out and Team Sidetrack is geared-up and ready to Party. Join us Wednesday, December 5, for our Monthly party with the guys and come play games to win fun prizes with Dixie Lynn Cartwright!

As always, our friends from Men's Room Chicago will be here with an awesome Pop-Up Shop and cool giveaways!

No Cover…it's Sidetrack.
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RuPaul’s Drag Race Holi-slay Spectacular Viewing Party

December 7, 2018, 7:00pm - December 7, 2018, 10:00pm

RuPaul’s Drag Race Holi-slay Spectacular Viewing Party

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Join us Friday, Dec. 7 for RuPaul’s Drag Race Holi-slay Spectacular, a seasonally themed episode that will pit former contestants Eureka O’Hara, Jasmine Masters, Shangela, Kim Chi, Latrice Royale, Mayhem Miller, Sonique, and All-Stars 3 champion Trixie Mattel against each other for the title of America’s first “Drag Race Xmas Queen.”

Structured similar to a standard installment of Drag Race, the holiday special will include a series of performances, choreographed by Todrick Hall, featuring the queens dancing and lip-syncing to original Christmas music from both of RuPaul‘s holiday albums.

TGIF Show Tunes will start an hour early so sing your song till 7pm, then start your engines for a night of Holi-Drag with Dixie Lynn Cartwright and friends! No Cover...Sidetrack.
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Santa Speedo Run Boystown 2018

December 8, 2018, 12:00pm - December 9, 2018, 8:00am

Santa Speedo Run Boystown 2018

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Join us December 8th for the Santa Speedo Run - Boystown! We'll run one mile through the heart of Boystown to raise money for Center on Halsted.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday, December 8, 2018
12pm Sign-in and Registration @ Sidetrack
1:50pm We sing our very own Christmas Carol, “Jingle Balls!”
2pm 1-mile run through Boystown
2:30pm Awards, Entertainment and Door Prizes with Debbie Fox
5-8pm After-Party! Fun and Games with Dixie Lynn Cartwright
Sidetrack is open until 3am Saturdays, so the party continues into the night!

To start your fundraising early, register online as an individual or as a team. We are asking for a $25 minimum donation to participate - see link below.

All donations will benefit Center on Halsted. Our presenting sponsors this year are Miller Lite, Sidetrack The Video Bar, Lyft and Tito's Handmade Vodka. If you can't run, you can still HELP by SPONSORING one of our Santas online, or join us before and after the race at Sidetrack to cheer and celebrate.
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All Things Beyoncé

December 12, 2018, 9:00pm - December 13, 2018, 2:00am

All Things Beyoncé

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of I AM...SASHA FIERCE at All Things Beyoncé Wednesday, November 14, at Chicago's monthly Queen Bey Party! Dance to Beyoncé videos and concert footage, plus SLAY to drag performances from DiDa Ritz, Saya Naomi & Sasha Love!

YOU are invited to get on stage, show us your moves and win Fun Prizes in our All Things Bey Contest. Dance, sing, LipSync - no drag required. Hosted by Michele Williams Fan Club President Dixie Lynn Cartwright

No cover...it's Sidetrack!
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Chicagos RuPauls Drag Race All-Stars 4 Viewing Party

December 14, 2018, 7:00pm - December 14, 2018, 10:00pm

Chicago's RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars 4 Viewing Party

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

It takes one HUGE screen & dozens more to truly deliver all the Realness that is RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars! Watch and Win with Team Sidetrack Friday, Dec 14, at 7pm. No Cover...it's Sidetrack!

Join your hosts Dixie Lynn Cartwright & DiDa Ritz, along with the Sidetrack Pit Crew, for Chicago's RPDR Viewing Party.

Bring us your Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve, & Talent every Thursday and we'll Start Your Engines with games, exclusive RuPaul's Drag Race swag & lots of fun surprises!

Doors open at 3pm every Friday. Enjoy TGIF Show Tunes from 4-7pm. "Shantay you Stay" for Friday night fun after Ru with Drag performances and party music till 2am!
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All Things Gaga

December 19, 2018, 9:00pm - December 20, 2018, 2:00am

All Things Gaga

Sidetrack The Video Bar
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

All Things Gaga is back! Live for the Applause and get on the Sidetrack stage as if A Star Is Born to lip sync to your favorite Lady Gaga songs and win Fun Prizes with your hostess, Dixie Lynn Cartwright. We'll spin a mix of Gaga inspired Party Music for you to Just Dance to all night long. Enjoy a Perfect Illusion with Gaga tribute drag performances by Krissy Feetface, Evah Envy & Alex Kay.

You were Born This Way to join us for a night of Gagariffic FUN! No Cover...it's Sidetrack. 9pm-2am
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