The Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia) is throwing a free dance party this Saturday to celebrate being named Best Rock Venue by the Reader and Best Dance Party by the Reader's readers in the inaugural Best of Chicago issue. Spinning will be some of the Hideout's favorite DJs, including DJ Treetop Lover, DJs John Ciba and James Porter of East of Edens Soul Express, DJ Logan Bay of Gutter Butter, DJs Bald Eagle and Mother Hubbard of Life During Wartime, and Smashing Time DJs Mary Nisi and Carrie Weston.
Be sure to bring a bag for all the free swag other "Best of" winners will be handing out, including CDs from Dusty Groove, and T-shirts and stickers from Bloodshot Records and tattoo artist Dawn Grace Russell. Winners in the restaurants and food & drink categories Potbelly, Cellar Rat, and Intelligentsia will be serving free sandwiches, wine, and coffee.
The party kicks off at 9 PM. Call 773-227-4433 for details.