3349 N. HALSTED • CHICAGO

EVENTS

Fosse/Verdon Viewing Party

April 23, 2019, 9:00pm - April 24, 2019, 12:00am

Fosse/Verdon Viewing Party

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

Join us Tuesday, April 9, in Side Bar for the premiere of Fosse/Verdon! Spanning five decades, the 8 episode FX Series (executive produced by Lin-Manuel Miranda), “Fosse/Verdon” explores the singular romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse (Sam Rockwell) and Gwen Verdon (Michelle Williams). He is a visionary filmmaker and one of the theater’s most influential choreographers and directors. She is the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Only Bob can create the groundbreaking musicals that allow Gwen to showcase her greatness. Only Gwen can realize the unique vision in Bob’s head. Together, they will change the face of American entertainment – at a perilous cost.... See MoreSee Less

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R & Bey SyncIt!

April 24, 2019, 9:00pm - April 25, 2019, 2:00am

R & Bey SyncIt!

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

Get in Formation for our R&Bey Sync It! Join us for the April Edition 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, Saya Naomi & Eve The Bunny (Jeremey Sailes). Get on stage and lip sync to your fave R&Bey jams for fun prizes - no drag required. No Cover...it's Sidetrack.... See MoreSee Less

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Chicago's RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 Viewing Party

April 25, 2019, 8:00pm - April 26, 2019, 2:00am

Chicago's RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 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 Join us every Thursday to Watch and Win with Team Sidetrack at 8pm. 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. After Ru, don't miss our Celebration of Chicago Drag - Shantay You Stay! with Danika Bone't. 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 Thursday. After Ru party with the Queens of Pop Rocks - Saya Naomi & Alexis Bevels till 2am!... See MoreSee Less

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Shantay You Stay!

April 25, 2019, 10:00pm - April 26, 2019, 2:00am

Shantay You Stay!

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

Join us every Thursday after Chicago's RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 Viewing Party for SHANTAY YOU STAY - A Celebration Of Chicago Drag. You choose who takes home the Crown every week as we shine a spotlight on Chi-Town Talent with hosts Dixie Lynn Cartwright & Danika Bone't. No Cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less

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Dixie Wins A Talent Show

April 30, 2019, 9:30pm - May 1, 2019, 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. Join us the last Tuesday of the month for a night of fabulous Chicago Talent! 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!... See MoreSee Less

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Billboard Music Awards Viewing Party

May 1, 2019, 7:00pm - May 1, 2019, 10:00pm

Billboard Music Awards Viewing Party

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

Join us Wednesday, May 1, at 7pm to watch the Billboard Music Awards on the Sidetrack Big Screen featuring a performances by Madonna and Mariah Carey, who is receiving the ICON Award. Kelly Clarkson will also be hosting and performing at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. In addition BTS featuring Halsey, The Jonas Brothers, Khalid, Sam Smith & Normani and Panic! at the Disco are all scheduled to perform. Stay after the show till 2am for our monthly Men's Room Wednesday Party with Dixie Lynn Cartwright. No Cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less

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Men's Room Wednesday

May 1, 2019, 9:00pm - May 2, 2019, 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, May 1, for our Monthly party with Dixie Lynn Cartwright and the guys. 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.... See MoreSee Less

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P!NK Album Release Glow Party

May 3, 2019, 10:00pm - May 4, 2019, 2:00am

P!NK Album Release Glow Party

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

Get Sidetrack'd to celebrate one of our favorite Pop Stars - it's P!NK night! Dance and sing-along to your favorite P!NK songs mixed in with our Friday Night Glow Party. Win music from her new album, HURTS 2B HUMAN (while supplies last) and enjoy P!NK Illusion Drag by Jasmine Phoenix. Doors open at 3pm every Friday so get your song on at TGIF Show Tunes from 5-9pm, then join us for our P!NK GLOW Party with hostess Dixie Lynn Cartwright and her GoGo Boys. Enjoy delicious Effen Cocktails and fun giveaways. Grab a glow stick and dance the night away till 2am. No Cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less

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Derby Day at Sidetrack

May 4, 2019, 1:00pm - May 4, 2019, 6:00pm

Derby Day at Sidetrack

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

Wear you most fabulous Derby outfit (and don't forget the hat!) for a day of fun and games with Dixie Lynn Cartwright. Sip on tasty Woodford Reserve Specialty Cocktails and watch the Derby on the Sidetrack Big Screen - Race time 5:46pm. Celebrate Derby Day in Main and Cherry Bar, or have fun with the Pups because it's also Dog Day in Glass, Side, Back and Deck Bar from 1-5pm. No Cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less

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Dog Day Saturday Afternoon

May 4, 2019, 1:00pm - May 4, 2019, 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, May 4, from 1-5pm. 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.... See MoreSee Less

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Cinco De Mayo Sunday Funday

May 5, 2019, 1:00pm - May 6, 2019, 2:00am

Cinco De Mayo Sunday Funday

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

Get Sidetrack'd Cinco De Mayo Sunday Funday! Join Dixie Lynn Cartwright and Team Sidetrack for Party Music from 1-5pm in all bars, Show Tunes from 5-10pm in Downstairs Bars and Fun on the Rooftop all day. At 5pm enjoy a complimentary Taco Bar featuring food from Blue Agave- K Station, while supplies last. At 10pm it's time for Sunday Funday After Dark featuring your favorite Latin Pop Stars. Enjoy Drag from Jasmine Phoenix & Evah Envy and get on stage to win Fun Prizes. No Cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less

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RENT Edition of Musical Monday

May 6, 2019, 8:00pm - May 7, 2019, 2:00am

RENT Edition of Musical Monday

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

Celebrate the iconic Musical RENT at Monday Show Tunes. We love our annual Special Edition Rent nights and we know you do too! RENT opened on Broadway in the Spring of 1996, and we have a fun night planned to commemorate the anniversary of this much loved musical. Sing along to all your favorite RENT videos mixed in with our Monday night Show Tunes. You won't want to miss this celebration of Show Tunes and all things RENT!... See MoreSee Less

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OUTspoken! LGBTQ Storytelling at Sidetrack

May 7, 2019, 6:00pm - May 7, 2019, 9:30pm

OUTspoken! LGBTQ Storytelling at Sidetrack

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

Join us Tuesday, May 7, for OUTspoken LGBTQ Stories, our monthly storytelling event celebrating uniquely personal stories from across 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 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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All Things Beyoncé

May 8, 2019, 9:00pm - May 9, 2019, 2:00am

All Things Beyoncé

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

You don't want to miss the four year Anniversary of All Things Beyoncé Wednesday, May 8. Dance to Beyoncé videos and concert footage, plus SLAY to drag performances from DiDa Ritz, Saya Naomi, Sasha Love, Cleo Pockalipps (Armand Fields), Eva Styles, Coco Sho-Nell, Corvetta DeVille & Zamora Love. Enter to win EXCLUSIVE All Things Bey Anniversary Prizes! 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 Join us every second Wednesday for Chicago's monthly Queen Bey Party! No cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less

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6th Annual Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic Tour – Chicago

May 11, 2019, 3:00pm - May 11, 2019, 6:00pm

6th Annual Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic Tour – Chicago

Sidetrack
3349 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Reserve your no cover tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/6th-annual-stoli-key-west-cocktail-classic-tour-chicago-tickets-59927633164 -we use Eventbrite for all check-ins, and all +1's must be present to receive wristbands. Featuring special performances by MONICA BEVERLY HILLZ, NAYSHA LOPEZ, DIDA RITZ, and JADE SOTOMAYOR With RSVP there is no cover, and YOU can be a part of the blind-sampling to vote audience (1st 100 RSVP's to check in at 3pm doors get to try every cocktail between 3 and 3:45pm) AND the first 100 to check in with RSVP receive a Stoli drink ticket. **NEW** this year, all audience members get to participate in "text to vote" audience voting with the chance to win additional drink tickets as well as to sample cocktails throughout the show. One of the Chicago area's brightest Bar Stars will win 7 days in sunny Key West for the SKWCC June 4-10 Pride Week Finale compliments of the Key West Business Guild, with a shot at up to 10K for their favourite Los Angeles area LGBT-supportive charity, the chance to become Honorary Grand Marshall of Key West Pride 2019, trophy, sash, title, a trip somewhere in North America in the year of reign to a fabulous Stoli weekend event, as well as a custom-designed victory celebration and charity check presentation held at their hometown bar. Hosts: Chicago Drag Superstar DIXIE LYNN CARTWRIGHT and PATRIK GALLINEAUX, LGBT Ambassador for Stoli Judges: 2018 SKWCC Chicago Champion JOE LEWIS, LGBT spirits expert ROSS FORMAN, Key West Ambassador JOEY SCHROEDER, and nightlife icon MATTHEW HARVAT. Special Performances by legendary Chicago drag superstar DIXIE LYNN CARTWRIGHT MONICA BEVERLY HILLZ, NAYSHA LOPEZ, DIDA RITZ, and JADE SOTOMAYOR Must be 21+ More info: www.facebook.com/StoliKeyWest For inquiries including how to apply to compete, please e-mail stolikeywest@gmail.com... See MoreSee Less

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All Things Gaga

May 15, 2019, 9:00pm - May 16, 2019, 2:00am

All Things Gaga

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

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 the third Wednesday of each month. Enjoy a Perfect Illusion with Gaga tribute drag performances by Chicago Queens featuring Krissy Feetface. You were Born This Way to join us for a night of Gagariffic FUN! No Cover...it's Sidetrack. 9pm-2am... See MoreSee Less

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Boystown Bar Bounce - May 18, 2019

May 18, 2019, 2:00pm - May 18, 2019, 8:00pm

Boystown Bar Bounce - May 18, 2019

Boystown
800 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL  60657 Map

Boystown Bar Bounce is a new pub crawl with 100% of ticket proceeds benefiting Howard Brown Health. It's an afternoon of fun with friends, great beer & whiskey, full of shenanigans and all for a good cause. This year's sponsors include MillerCoors and Tullamore Dew. Tickets are only $10! All ticket proceeds are being donated to Howard Brown Health. Ticket price includes awesome giveaways at participating bars. Bar crawl locations will have drink specials, happy hours, drag shows, games and unique beers and cocktails throughout the day. Bar include: The North End, Progress Bar, The Lucky Horseshoe Lounge, Splash Chicago, Roscoe's Tavern & Sidetrack The Video Bar. BUY TICKETS NOW at: http://boystownbarbounce.com... See MoreSee Less

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Taylor VS Ariana SyncIt!

May 29, 2019, 9:00pm - May 30, 2019, 2:00am

Taylor VS Ariana SyncIt!

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

Look What You Made Us Do! Get Sidetrack'd for a night of Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande Pop Faves. God Is A Drag Queen with performances by Eva Styles and some of our fave Chicago Queens. Shake It Off and get on stage to win fun prizes with Dixie Lynn Cartwright. Break Free for a night of dancing and drinks with today's Pop Princesses!... See MoreSee Less

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Drop Dead Gorgeous 20th Anniversary Party

July 23, 2019, 9:00pm - July 24, 2019, 2:00am

Drop Dead Gorgeous 20th Anniversary Party

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

One of our all-time favorite flicks is turning 20 on Tuesday, July 23, and we are celebrating with a fabulous night of pageantry! Hosted by Dixie Lynn "She's skinny Amber, not deaf!" Cartwright & Alexis "If looks could kill" Bevels. "Jesus loves winners!" so come play with us to win fun prizes and toast this cinematic classic!... See MoreSee Less

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