Marr (Buffalo Creek Brewing) also hired a professional company (Open Air Events) to help secure the bands and set up the stage and lighting. "They go out and find the bands that fit the bill. When we did our grand opening at the brewery July 15, the same company worked for us and 1,200 people showed up," Marr said.
Sun 9/24: Steve Albini curates day two of the Hideout Block Party, which doubles as a 20th anniversary party for his studio Electrical Audio. Among the performers at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia) are Man or Astro-Man?, Screaming Females, and Dianogah. Noon, $20-$40
The Hideout‘s co-owners Tim and Katie Tuten join Justin to preview this weekend’s big Hideout Block Party. Tim and Katie talk about why they are bringing the festival back in this iteration, the themes they are putting forward this weekend, how a lot of the artists that are participating are turning 60 this year, the great Steve Albini curating Sunday’s Electrical Audio anniversary celebration and how this weekend celebrates the community around The Hideout.