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Presidential Inauguration Viewing Party

January 20, 2021, 10:30am - January 20, 2021, 11:00pm

Presidential Inauguration Viewing Party

Sidetrack The Video Bar

Get Sidetrack'd Wednesday, January 20, starting EARLY at 10:30am to watch the Presidential Inauguration. Opening remarks should start around 10:30 am with the swearing in around 11am followed by President Biden's Inaugural Address. We'll have coverage on our screens all day and night and will also broadcast the prime-time special "Celebrating America" from 7:30-9pm.

Join us to welcome in a new Era in America. Come hungry - we now offer cooked-to-order Pizzas, so you can have lunch, dinner or a snack with your drinks!

We’re open daily until 11pm in our Heated/Covered Outdoor, and Approved Outdoor Adjacent, Spaces for Socially Distanced Table Service. No more than 6 per table, face masks must be worn when not actively eating/drinking, your temperature and contact info will be taken at the door. We look forward to celebrating with you!
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Chicago’s RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Viewing Party

January 21, 2021, 8:00pm - January 21, 2021, 11:00pm

Chicago’s RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Viewing Party

Sidetrack The Video Bar

Join us every Thursday at 8pm starting to Watch Drag Race UK and Win with Saya Naomi.

Bring us your Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve, & Talent every Thursday this Winter and we'll Start Your Engines with games, exclusive RuPaul's Drag Race swag & lots of fun surprises before and after we watch UK.

Doors open at 3pm every Thursday. Sidetrack is currently open daily with Socially Distanced Table Service in our Heated/Covered Outdoor, and Outdoor Adjacent, Seating Areas. You must wear a mask and there is a limit of 6 people per table.

Sidetrack now serves made to order Pizzas! Check out the menu on our website and join us for food and drinks for RuPaul's Drag Race UK Thursdays this Winter!
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TGIF Show Tunes

January 22, 2021, 3:00pm - January 22, 2021, 7:00pm

TGIF Show Tunes

Sidetrack The Video Bar

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Chicago's RuPaul's Drag Race Season 13 Viewing Party

January 22, 2021, 7:00pm - January 22, 2021, 11:00pm

Chicago's RuPaul's Drag Race Season 13 Viewing Party

Sidetrack The Video Bar

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Sunday Funday Show Tunes

January 24, 2021, 4:00pm - January 24, 2021, 9:00pm

Sunday Funday Show Tunes

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Musical Monday Show Tunes

January 25, 2021, 6:00pm - January 25, 2021, 11:00pm

Musical Monday Show Tunes

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RENT Anniversary Tuesday Bonus Show Tunes & Trivia

January 26, 2021, 7:00pm - January 26, 2021, 11:00pm

RENT Anniversary Tuesday Bonus Show Tunes & Trivia

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Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of RENT with Team Sidetrack and a Special Bonus Tuesday Edition of Show Tunes! We'll be playing all your favorite RENT videos mixed in with other popular Show Tunes from 7-11pm. Be here by 8:30pm and play RENT Trivia to win Fun Prizes!

Rent opened January 25, 1996 at the New York Theatre Workshop in New York City before moving to Broadway in April of that year. Rent received several awards including a Pulitzer Prize and four Tony Awards.
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All Things Gaga

January 27, 2021, 7:00pm - January 27, 2021, 11:00pm

All Things Gaga

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Our monthly All Things Gaga Party is usually the 3rd Wednesday of the month, but due to the Presidential Inauguration we have moved it to the 4th Wednesday in January. Join us Wednesday, January 27th, from 7-11 for a night of Gaga Concert and Music Videos.... See MoreSee Less

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Virtual OUTspoken! LGBTQ Storytelling via Zoom

February 2, 2021, 7:00pm - February 2, 2021, 10:30pm

Virtual OUTspoken! LGBTQ Storytelling via Zoom

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Due to Covid Restrictions we are now presenting OUTspoken via Zoom. Join us Tuesday, February 2, at 7pm via Zoom (the Zoom login will be posted that day after 5pm on our Facebook page) to hear 4 stories from our February 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!"
-Elon Cameron

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

February 3, 2021, 7:00pm - February 3, 2021, 11:00pm

All Things Janet

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Get Sidetrack'd Wednesday, February 3, for a night celebrating the amazing Janet Jackson! We'll play your favorite Janet Concert Performances and legendary Music Videos all night and we'll play Janet Trivia to WIN fun prizes. Join your host Coco Sho-Nell for a night of fabulous drag and ALL THINGS JANET!... See MoreSee Less

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All Things Beyoncé

February 10, 2021, 7:00pm - February 10, 2021, 11:00pm

All Things Beyoncé

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Get Sidetrack'd the 2nd Wednesday of each month for Chicago's Celebration of All Things Beyoncé. SLAY to your favorite Bey Music Videos and Concert Performances, and play games to win fun prizes!... See MoreSee Less

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All Things Taylor & Ariana

February 24, 2021, 7:00pm - February 24, 2021, 11:00pm

All Things Taylor & Ariana

Sidetrack The Video Bar3349 N Halsted StChicago, IL60657 Map Look What You Made ...

Look What You Made Us Do! Shake It Off and Break Free for a night of dancing-in-your-chair and drinks with all Taylor and Ariana Videos from 7-11pm!

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The Return of Men's Room Wednesday

March 3, 2021, 7:00pm - March 3, 2021, 11:00pm

The Return of Men's Room Wednesday

Sidetrack The Video Bar

Get Sidetrack'd the first Wednesday of each month with our friends from Men's Room Chicago. Men's Room Wednesdays will return later in 2021!

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