Join us for Musical Monday! We are currently only able to offer Outdoor Seating on our Front Patio and Rooftop Deck (with limited views of our HD Video Screens). Enjoy your favorite Sidetrack Show Tunes Mondays from 8-11pm!
Outdoor Seating is at tables spaced 6 feet apart, with a limit of 6 or less people per party. You must wear your face mask when not seated at your table and when in contact with Sidetrack Staff members. We look forward to seeing your smize!... See MoreSee Less
Watch the 1st 2020 Presidential Debate with Team Sidetrack Tuesday, Sept 29, at 8pm.
The debate will be 90 minutes long and have no commercial breaks. It will be divided into six 15-minute segments that the moderator gets to choose and is expected to announce at least a week before the debate.... See MoreSee Less
Look What You Made Us Do! Get Sidetrack'd the last Wednesday of each month for a night of Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande Pop Faves. Shake It Off and Break Free for a night of dancing-in-your-chair and drinks with today's Pop Princesses! Wednesday Aug 26, 8-11pm. Wednesday Sept 30, 8-11pm.... See MoreSee Less
Get Sidetrack'd Thursdays at 8pm for DRAG RACE HOLLAND.
#DragRace Holland includes an eclectic range of wild drag styles, from classic showgirls and camp darlings to cutting-edge oddballs pushing the envelope of the medium itself. All 10 queens joining the inaugural Dutch spin-off of the Emmy-winning franchise will compete for the crown under head judge, celebrity stylist, and former Holland's Next Top Model mentor Fred van Leer.... See MoreSee Less
Sidetrack The Video Bar
Get Sidetrack'd for our TGIF Edition of Show Tunes. Join us every Friday from 4-8pm (in our current Outdoor Seating Only set-up) to enjoy your favorite Show Tunes Videos. Arrive early for window/door seating that has TV Viewing Access. And you, and you, and you, you're gonna love IT!... See MoreSee Less
Due to Phase 3 Restrictions that don't allow us to hold events inside Sidetrack we are now presenting OUTspoken via Zoom. Join us Tuesday, October 6, at 7pm via Zoom (the Zoom login will be posted Monday, October 5) to hear 4 stories from our September storytellers.
OUTspoken LGBTQ Stories is Sidetrack's monthly storytelling event celebrating uniquely personal stories from across the LGBTQ+ community. Normally OUTspoken is held on the first Tuesday of each month at Sidetrack.
We are pleased to now offer a Podcast that curates past OUTspoken stories for repeat listening. You can find the OUTspoken ON THE MIC podcast here:
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."
When we are back to normal and holding OUTspoken at Sidetrack, 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
Sidetrack The Video Bar
Thank you for being a friend of Sidetrack! Join us Tuesday, October 6, for an evening of Golden Girls Trivia, clips from the show, and pop music videos from our favorite "Golden" Pop Divas (like Madonna, Tina, Cher, Diana and more).
Bring your besties and make us laugh with your Team Name. We'll have fun prizes for the winners!... See MoreSee Less
Watch the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate with Team Sidetrack Wednesday, October 7, at 8pm.
The debate will be 90 minutes long and have no commercial breaks.
Susan Page will moderate the debate at Kingsbury Hall at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Oct. 7. Page is the Washington Bureau Chief of USA Today. She has covered ten presidential campaigns and six different White House administrations. Page has also had the chance to interview the past nine presidents (three of them after they had left office).
Originally from Wichita, Kansas, Page graduated Northwestern University and Columbia University. The long-time USA Today journalist is the writer of the biography of former First Lady Barbara Bush titled The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty.
Page is also slated to author Nancy Pelosi’s biography that will be titled Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Arc of Power.... See MoreSee Less
Bow Down to Queen Bey every 2nd Wednesday of the month at All Things Beyoncé. Watch your favorite Beyoncé videos & concert performances, and SLAY to drag by our Resident Queen Sasha Love.
No cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less
Wednesday, August 19, All Things Gaga is BACK and we're still celebrating Chromatica! Enjoy an abbreviated Phase 3 Version of ATG from 8-11pm. Wear your most fabulous face mask and follow all our Phase 3 Guidelines (as posted throughout the bar).
Get Sidetrack'd the 3rd Wednesday of each month for All Things Gaga! We'll spin a mix of Gaga Party Music for you to Just Dance-In-Your-Seat to all night long.
You were Born This Way to join us for a night of Gagariffic FUN! No Cover...it's Sidetrack.... See MoreSee Less