G'day, G'day, G'day! Get Sidetrack'd Saturdays for Chicago's RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under Viewing Party! 10 queens from Australia and New Zealand will compete to become the show's Drag Race Superstar judged by RuPaul, Michelle Visage, and comedian Rhys Nicholson.
Doors open Saturdays at 1pm, and we'll watch Ru Down Under starting at 2pm on Sidetrack's Big Screens! No reservations required/taken - we can't wait to watch with YOU!
Sidetrack is currently open daily with Socially Distanced Table Service. You must wear a mask and there is a limit of 6 people per table Inside, 4 people per party seated at a Bar and 10 people per table Outside.
Sidetrack now serves made to order Pizzas! Check out the menu on our website and join us for food and drinks at our RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party!... See MoreSee Less
Enjoy your favorite Sidetrack Show Tunes this Monday from 7pm-1am.
You must wear your face mask at all times when you are actively eating or drinking. We look forward to seeing your smize!
Get Sidetrack'd for a Totally Rad 90's Edition of Tuesday Trivia Tuesday, May 11. Bring your besties and win fun prizes by showing us your 90's Trivia Skills. Enjoy some of your fave 90's music videos while our Trivia Master Stew tests your noggins.... See MoreSee Less
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Get Sidetrack'd at All Things Beyoncé the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Dance (in your seat during Phase 4) to Beyoncé videos and concert footage, plus SLAY to Drag performances.
Join us every second Wednesday for Chicago's monthly Queen Bey Party! No cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less
Gaet Sidetrack'd to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of one of our favorite Musicals - MOULIN ROUGE - Tuesday, May 18. Bring your besties and win fun prizes by showing us your Trivia Skills. Enjoy your fave Moulin Rouge music videos while our Trivia Master Stew tests your noggins. Come What May ... we know you'll have a good time!... See MoreSee Less
Join us Saturday, May 22nd for our Annual Eurovison Song Contest Chicago Viewing Party. Watch the finals live on the Sidetrack Big Screen starting at 2pm!
Cheer on competitors from across the globe in the 65th edition of this talent show that helped launch the careers of ABBA, Olivia Newton-John, Celine Dion, Conchita Wurst and more recently 2018 winner Netta!
The Eurovision Song Contest, organized by the European Broadcasting Union, is the world’s largest non-sporting live TV event and the most watched live entertainment program in Europe, attracting over 200 million television viewers worldwide last year alone.
Doors open at 1pm so arrive early to get prime seating. We'll have music upstairs at Deck Bar if you aren't into the Eurovision scene. Something for everyone, and NO Cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less
Due to Covid Restrictions we are now presenting OUTspoken via Zoom. Join us Tuesday, June 1, at 7pm via Zoom (the Zoom login will be posted that day after 5pm on our Facebook page) to hear 4 stories from our June storytellers.
Post Pandemic: Join us for OUTspoken LGBTQ Stories, our monthly storytelling event celebrating uniquely personal stories from a cross-section of the LGBTQ community. OUTspoken is held on the first Tuesday of each month at Sidetrack. 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. 21+
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!"
"The best story telling event in Chicago! I'd recommend it to anyone and everyone."
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!... See MoreSee Less
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