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Hideout Expands Already Awesome Block Party

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 25, 2008 7:56PM

2008 hideout block partyWe have to hand it to The Hideout, those cats know how to throw a party. What began as an affair populated mostly by local bands friendly to the bar has expanded to become one of the most inventively and entertainingly booked local festivals of the year.

We've just learned they've expanded an already stellar line-up -- including Neko Case, The New Pornographers, Monotonix, Dark Meat, The Uglysuit, Robbie Fulks, and The New Pornographers -- with newly announced acts Rhymefest (who will lead the entire audience in the "Zombie Dance" from "Thriller"), Giant Sand, and a DJ set from Hercules & Love Affair. Whoa!

Get your tickets now since this is the best line-up we've seen and previous years have completely sold out.

The Hideout Block Party is September 20 and 21, is located at 1354 W Wabansia, all ages, single day tickets still available

The full line-up with set-times appears after the jump.

Saturday September 20, 2008
11:30 a.m. - Plastic Crimewave Vision Celestial Guitarkestra
12:30 p.m. - Wee Hairy Beasties
1:15 - KatJon Band
1:45 - Giant Sand
2:45 - Little Cow
3:45 - Dan le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip
4:30 - Plastic People of the Universe
5:30 - Monotonix
6:00 (Inside) - Neil Hamburger’s Drunken’ Spelling Bee
6:15 - Black Mountain
7:15 - Vieux Farka Toure
8:15 - Neko Case

Sunday September 21, 2008
1:00 - Jon Rauhouse Sestet
1:45 - Honey Boy Edwards & Devil in a Woodpile
2:30 - The Uglysuit
3:30 - Tim Fite
4:15 - Mucca Pazza
4:45 - Dark Meat
5:45 - Robbie Fulks
6:45 - Rhymefest
7:30 - New Pornographers
8:45 - Ratatat
9:45 - Hercules and Love Affair DJ set