We like to listen to vinyl on Fridays here at BSHQ, and we're starting a new tradition. Each week someone will close his/her eyes, randomly select a record from his/her personal collection, and bring it to the office. The person has to explain why the album is on his/her shelves, and then we listen to the album. We call this...Read more
We're kicking off Phase 2 of our 20th Anniversary Celebration with a series of excellent Bloodshot shows (including live performances and movie screenings) to our homebase of Chicago over the span of about a week at the end of April/beginning of May!
You'll have the chance...Read more
CIMM Fest hits Chicago April 18th thru the 21st.
The Chicago International Movies and Music Festival is a four day showcase of films and concerts, Q&A sessions, tech shows and a focus between cinema and music.
There are some Bloodshot tie-ins we wanna alert you to:
By December 17th, if you are at all like us (and we pity you if you are), yer gonna be sick to death of the malls, the traffic, the office parties, the uncomfortable gatherings your S.O. drags you to, and the overall frantic-osity of the season, you'll be in need of a reprieve.
Thus, we bring you the BLOODSHOT HOLIDAY WHISKEY...Read more
Join us as we celebrate our 17th Anniversary, the Hideout's 15th anniversary and the release of our live album recorded at the Hideout during OUR 15th anniversary.
Too much math? Well, just know this:
September 9th at the Hideout
Doors at 7pm, Show at 8pm. Tickets only $10! On sale NOW!
Entertainment provided by The Waco Brothers, Scotland Yard...Read more
On Memorial Day, Justin took the stage at the magnificent Millennium Park in downtown Chicago in front of over 10,000 folks. It was a glorious evening. It was also the first decent weather we had around here since like October. People were goofy with joy (or maybe it was the coolers full of wine and cocktails). We burned piles...Read more
Set your TiVos or VCRs or whatever it is you use to record programming on the TV so's you can catch the WACO BROTHERS on WGN at 12:55pm Central time.
Those of you in Chicago can see it on Channel 9, and the rest of you can find the mighty WGN on cable. It's a superstation, they tell me.
Also, there's...Read more
That's right, Nan and Rob will dazzle the Friday after work crowd at the Hideout during February's edition of the Interview Show.
6:30 to 8pm
The Blacks will also perform a few stripped down songs
The other guests are Paul Kahan, the executive chef at The Publican and sketch comedy by Dominizuelan.
The show is webcast on Huffington Post
What is the...Read more
Every Wednesday during the winter months, the blog Soup and Bread hosts a soup party at the Hideout. From 5:30 to 8, eat soup, drink beer, see friends and be convivial. The event is free, but donations are very welcome and all donations go to various food pantries in the city to help alleviate hunger--this week...Read more
The Hideout Players have scheduled two additional family-friendly performances of their fourth annual Hideout Christmas panto. This year's panto, Ho Ho Ho the Humanity: Prior to his career as a bringer of gifts, Santa Claus was a zeppelin pirate!, will re-play at the Hideout on Sunday January 3 at 3:00pm & 6:00pm.
The added shows are to benefit Burned Whale, a...Read more
This month saw the premiere of The House Theatre's production of "All The Fame of Lofty Deeds," a play written by rock journo Mark Guarino based on the Jon Langford album of the same name. Although the play itself is ending its run this week (you can read all about it here), you can listen to the music from...Read more
Hate the malls? Don't trust the postal service? Lazy? Like to shope while drinking beer?
Thus, Bloodshot is participating again in the annual HIDEOUT HOLIDAY SALE.
Get fine crafts and gifts from some of Chicago's finest crafters and artisans. And also us.
Pick up t shirts, CDs, kiddie gifts, pint glasses, and other nifty goodies for that Bloodshot fan on...Read more
Bloodshot Digest: The "I'm So Pissed FOX Cancelled Dollhouse" Edition:
- Check out this week's Gapers Block feature on music-industry interns -- the piece features a couple of Bloodshot's own, Jill and Zach! Thanks for all the nice stuff you guys said about us (and thanks for not telling the writer we paid you $20 to say those things).
- No Depression ...Read more
We here in the office are already to the bottom of our Day-Glo Pumpkin candy bucket---just a few Sweet Tarts, gumballs, packets of candy corn and one broken pixie stick that lost all its powdery goodness are left at the bottom.
Speaking of sugary delights (hey, not all segueways can be perfect), here are some tidbits that have come across our...Read more
That's Right! More anniversary tomfoolery, but this time for a good cause!
December 19th at the Double Door in Chicago we're throwing another affordable bash and 100% of the door goes to the recovery funds of Scotland Yard Gospel Choir** and Lawrence Peters*
Playing will be The Detroit Cobras, Dex Romweber Duo, The Blacks and the Lawrence Peters Outfit.
There will...Read more