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Drag Shows, DJs / Late Night
About Sidetrack

For 40 years Sidetrack The Video Bar is where Chicago comes to celebrate. Featuring 7 unique rooms and bars, Sidetrack serves Chicago a daily mix of music video favorites, a dance floor Wednesday-Sunday, and their world-famous Frozen Cocktails.

Sidetrack has expanded from a tiny one room pub established in 1982 to a sprawling multi-level complex with a capacity of over 1,000 guests. Check out their spacious rooftop deck, front patio, cavernous main bar, giant video screens and the remodeled neon NorthBar. 

Sing-along at  Show Tunes every Friday afternoon, Sunday evening and Monday night with occasional preview performances by Broadway in Chicago cast members. Weekly parties include Trivia Tuesday, All Things Wednesdays, Let’s Go Thursdays, Sunday Funday, and regular theme parties hosted by resident drag queens. Always an amazing time and no cover at Sidetrack.

Don’t forget to try a signature frozen cocktail or stop by with your dog the first Saturday afternoon of the month for Dog Day Saturday! When you visit Chicago’s Proudest Neighborhood you are always invited to get Sidetrack’d!

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