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Upcoming Events

Here are some upcoming Blue Island Beer Company events. Click the event to read more details.

Open Mic Night

Our weekly Open Mic attracts some great players from all backgrounds.  Cheer on the other players, or test the waters yourself with a song or a small set list. Come see for yourself and have a great beer too!

Bible of the Devil / the Hÿss / No Dead Heroes

Bible of the Devil In celebration of the band’s 20th anniversary Chicago Rock ‘n Roll Metal Legends Bible of the Devil released Feel It, their seventh full-length record and the first to be released via their own Bible of the Devil Recordings label, this past March. The long-awaited follow-up to their 2012 release, For the […]

DIY Wood Sign Workshop

DIY Wood Sign Workshop- YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO ATTEND!! Come enjoy a great time and bring some friends! You will get to take home a wonderful piece that you created! Choose from any of our designs or have us custom design something for you! Please check out the Gallery page on our website to see […]

Open Mic Night

Our weekly Open Mic attracts some great players from all backgrounds.  Cheer on the other players, or test the waters yourself with a song or a small set list. Come see for yourself and have a great beer too!

Big Blast Records Night- Phil Angotti Band/Mark Watson Band/BDSC

Big Blast Records first power pop spectacular with three melodic guitar rock bands you can’t miss. Chicago favorites Phil Angotti Band, Mark Watson Band and The Bishop’s Daredevil Stunt Club rocking the big room at the friendly Blue Island Beer Company. Great Music, Great Beer, Great Power Pop Party. Come on out!

3rd Annual Beer in the Woods

A beer and nature extravaganza! Please join the Friends community for the 3rd Annual Beer in the Woods, a fundraiser for Friends of the Forest Preserves featuring craft beer and cider at LaBagh Woods on the northwest side of Chicago. LaBagh Woods is a haven for nature enthusiasts and birders – right in the city! Come revel […]

All Acoustic Bluegrass Jam with Steve Haberichter

Steve Haberichter is back to host our All Acoustic Bluegrass Jam here in the taproom. Last time was great, so bring out the guitar, mandolin, banjo, and fiddle for a fairly traditional Bluegrass Jam!

Open Mic Night

Our weekly Open Mic attracts some great players from all backgrounds.  Cheer on the other players, or test the waters yourself with a song or a small set list. Come see for yourself and have a great beer too!

Homestretch Ride

With over ninety years combined performing experience, Homestretch Ride plays the best of traditional and contemporary bluegrass music; that’s right, AMERICA’S MUSIC! We play a combination of bluegrass classics from legends like Bill Monroe, Flatt and Scruggs, and Jimmy Martin, to newer tunes by such bands as The Bluegrass Album Band, Hot Rize, Seldom Scene, […]

Professor Moptop Presents “Beatlemania”!

The good Professor Moptop is back and this time he celebrates Volume 2 of Textbook Beatles, “Beatlemania”! Find out more about 1963-1964, a year that may have changed Rock N’ Roll and Pop Music forever. Special guest Phil Angotti will play a special set of music to top it off! $10 in the taproom.

Champions League Trivia

Beginning in August, we are doing a 5 month-long trivia grudge match.  Each month teams play for the win and prizes of the evening, and amass points towards the FINAL VICTORY! All teams that compete in any night are qualified to take home the prize in December. Winning team gets a private party with a […]

Open Mic Night

Our weekly Open Mic attracts some great players from all backgrounds.  Cheer on the other players, or test the waters yourself with a song or a small set list. Come see for yourself and have a great beer too!

Maps And Atlases/The Life And Times/Julius Ryan

Maps & Atlases’ unique style melds the technicality of progressive music and the idiosyncrasies of art rock into a fascinating and oddly accessible sound all their own. They are known for their virtuosic musical ability, writing pop songs with a magnificent aptitude for texture and a distinctive blend of both the intricate and organic. The […]

The Chicago Songwriter Podcast- Live Taping

Each Month host Joe Rian chats with Chicago songwriters, getting down to their inspirations and hearing from the people behind the music, as they play their creations live in the TapRoom.

Open Mic Night

Our weekly Open Mic attracts some great players from all backgrounds.  Cheer on the other players, or test the waters yourself with a song or a small set list. Come see for yourself and have a great beer too!

Rocks Off Play “Let It Bleed”

Rocks Off will be playing the classic album “Let It Bleed” in its entirety. After that, the usual great mix of Rolling Stones tunes. $8 Cover

Inaugural Dixie Highway Oktoberfest!

Enjoy all of your DHBT breweries in one location! Each brewery will have a selection of beers, including Oktoberfests, of course! We will be cooking up some delicious German food to go along with the awesome beer. There will be a DJ playing your favorite music, along with some authentic German beer-drinking tunes. Wear your […]

Open Mic Night

Our weekly Open Mic attracts some great players from all backgrounds.  Cheer on the other players, or test the waters yourself with a song or a small set list. Come see for yourself and have a great beer too!