Upcoming Events

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

LIVE MUSIC – H.O.O.F. (Hands Off Our Fest)

Featuring over a half a dozen bands and just as many live performers, H.O.O.F. is a music fest celebrating the women, femmes, and thems of the Chicago punk scene! Featuring performances by the finest drag queens, kings, and things. With flash tattoos by Teddi Garson.


Experience BIBCo Beer School, a Sunday event led by brewer Bryan Shimkos. Explore the world of craft beer through a guided tasting of four unique brews, while Bryan shares his expertise and insights. Engage in enlightening discussions and receive a keepsake tasting glass to commemorate this journey into the art of brewing. Join us for […]

LIVE MUSIC – Jim Bruno

Jim Bruno is a very accomplished performing songwriter, originally from the Bay Area, writing songs in multiple genres for national acts. As a performer, he’s played bass, guitar, sang on European tours and stateside celebrated Folk Festivals, and has sang and performed with S.I.U. alumna and Grammy winner Shawn Colvin. Jim always looks forward to […]

Spliff Society® Medical Meetup

Our monthly medical cannabis growers meeting is back and better than ever! We have partnered with our friends at Spliff Society to add featured vendors to each meeting, bringing their expertise to the evening along with their fine products. Different vendors at each meeting. Connect with other “kind-minded” individuals from novice to expert all attending […]


Experience an electrifying live music event featuring Fluffy, a Ween tribute band, and Jellikit, a Primus tribute band. Fluffy captures Ween’s eclectic essence with spot-on renditions, taking you on a nostalgia-filled journey through alternative rock’s golden era. Jellikit flawlessly recreates Primus’s quirky, bass-driven soundscapes, delivering an awe-inspiring performance filled with intricate bass lines and offbeat […]

Witch-O-Rama Halloween Market

Joins us for our Family Friendly Halloween Market! Featuring Bruja Tattoo Artist TalyInkz, Costume Contests, Market Raffles, Drag Show at 3pm, Hosted by The Dommm & Julez Osco, and Music by DJ JINX’D INDOOR event – $1 to Enter – Shop from over 45+ vendors

LIVE MUSIC – Fierce Atmospheres /

Get ready for a night of epic proportions as Fierce Atmospheres bring the thunder with their European Power Metal mastery. Joining the fray are Killer of Giants, paying homage to the legendary Ozzy Osbourne, and Abigail, channeling the dark magic of Mercyful Fate. Prepare to be blown away by this metal extravaganza!; Fierce Atmospheres Original […]

Southside Ska Summitt

An electric night of energetic ska Beat the Smart Kids – Chicago Catchy horn riffs, gravely vocals, and a driving punk sensibility. Skaaholics – Indianapolis Latin fused / bilingual ska with a big sound www.facebook.com/skaaholics Run and Punch – Chicago One of the best names in the Chicago ska scene http://runandpunch.com/ Tone Zone Skam – Chicago […]

LIVE MUSIC – Matt Talbott

Matt Talbott, from Hum out on his solo adventure, says this… “I will pack up my ’99 Saab with my shitty nylon string guitar, my sadness, a few Hum songs, a few Centaur songs, a few covers, and some new stuff I have written just for this purpose, and I will… absolutely break your heart […]