Vintage Beer Fest 2015

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  • Vintage Beer Fest 2015. On Saturday, February 21st from Noon to 5pm, Delilah’s hosts its Eighteenth annual vintage beer festival. More than one hundred beers, primarily strong ales, barrel
    aged beers and live beers, from over 50 breweries will be tasted – side by side – many in multiple vintages.
    Regionally – Three Floyds, Pipeworks, Goose Island, Capitol, Two Brothers, Half Acre, Founder’s, Bell’s & Lakefront Brewing will be represented.
    Strong ales have been traditionally brewed during and for the winter and early spring months and are quite suitable for aging – often being brewed a year before release. Many of the ales for this tasting will be sampled in vintage with a few vintage verticals and there will be an emphasis on barrel aged and sour beers. We’ll also be featuring a George Gale’s Prize Old Ale from the 1996 vintage, there will be a King & Barnes Festive Ale from 1998 plus ten vintages of Sierra Nevada’s Bigfoot Barley Wine.
    A very unique experience to sample all these strong beers together – along with vintage dated brews including: Anchor Old Foghorn, Avery Hog Heaven, Thomas Hardy’s Ale, Harvey’s Elizabethan Ale, Scotland’s Skull Splitter, Portland Brewing Adam Barley Wine, Dog Fish Head Immort Ale, Lucifer Ale, Trois Pistoles & La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue, Malheur Dark Brut, Capitol Blonde Dopplebock – multiple vintages, Two Brothers Bear Tree Weiss Wine, Maredsous Triple, Rogue Ales Old Crusty and Young’s Old Nick. Admission is $20 for a sampling of the offerings. Information concerning each product will be available. This tasting is a must. Feel free to call or email for more info.


    Rockin The Party DJ Ivana Riot

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – Bowie The Video CollectionMore »
    (1993). The Video Collection is a video album by David Bowie. It includes most official music videos made by
    Bowie between 1972 and 1990 including hits like “Space Oddity,” “Modern Love,” and “Life on Mars?”. (96 min)

  • Rock & Roll DJ Alex

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  • 7pm free music movie – David Bowie TVC GermanyMore »
    (1978). Shot live in Bremen on May 21st, 1978 for a special German television release. This film includes a dozen
    of Bowie’s top cuts from an era when he was really on fire. 70 mins.

  • Motown Motor Pool DJ The Corporal spins Soul

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – The Sacred Triangle : Bowie, Iggy & Lou 1971-1973More »
    (2010). During the second half of 1971 the careers of David Bowie, Lou Reed and Iggy Pop
    were sinking, until a chance meeting of the three in New York at the infamous Max’s Kansas City nightclub. This film investigates the era in which these three creative personalities worked most closely together resulting in the most dramatic shift in musical style since the beginning of the Rock & Roll age. 107 mins.

  • Metal Shop DJ Nick Fury

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  • 7pm free music movie – James Brown On TV 1965-1969More »
    (1994) This film brilliantly documents the King of Soul as he performs on Where The Action Is with Dick Clack and on American Bandstand in the mid to late ‘60s – over 40 songs. (120min)

  • Rock & Roll DJ Ivana Riot

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  • 7pm free music movie – Christmas On MarsMore »
    (2008). This feature film by The Flaming Lips is set in outer space on the surface of Mars. This film brilliantly blends bleak isolationism and exaggerated colorful optimism into the overall Lips’ philosophy of “it’s magic and hard work that really gets the job done.” Lots of fun and very thoughtful. (86 mins) Dir. Wayne Coyne.

  • Rockin Christmas Eve Eve Party DJ Jeff

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  • 7pm free music movie – Johnny Cash Christmas Special 1979More »
    (1979). For his forth Christmas special the legendary Johnny Cash moves back to Nashville and assembles some friends for some music and fun. Johnny Cash storytelling with his father and brother at their birthplace in Arkansas and songs by Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Anne Murray, Tom T. Hall and some sketch comedy by Andy Kaufman. (80 mins) Dir. Walter C. Miller.

  • Hey Ho Let’s Go DJ Alex features The Ramones

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – Johnny Cash Christmas Special 1978More »
    (1978). For his third Christmas special the legendary Johnny Cash assembles some friends in Los Angeles and Hollywood. Johnny Cash storytelling at its best and songs by Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Rita Coolidge and some comedy thrown in by Steve Martin. (80 mins) Dir. Walter C. Miller.

  • The Juke Box that Rocks

  • $3 Chang Thai Lager, $3 Four Roses Bourbon
  • 6pm movie – Merry Monster X-Mas! – Moon of the Wolf More »
    (1972) (75Ms) Directed by Daniel Petrie. Starring: Royal Dano, Geoffrey Lewis, David Janssen, Barbara Rush.
    Deep in the Louisiana bayou a small town is suddenly shocked by the discovery of grisly death – and soon later, another. Local Sheriff Aaron Whitaker (Janssen) is stumped; the victims all appear to have been mutilated by a large animal. The town’s medical examiner, Dr. Druten (John Beradino), claims the evidence points to murder. As the bodies start to multiply, Sheriff Whitaker soon realizes that the deaths are not being caused by a vicious animal, or a man, but some horrible combination of the two! But has this discovery come too late to save the town from the man-beast the roams freely amongst them?!?

  • Motown Motorpool DJ The Corporal spins Soul

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – The Johnny Cash Christmas Special 1976More »
    (1976). For his first ever Christmas special the legendary Johnny Cash assembles some friends at his house near Nashville and at the family farm in Bon Aqua Tennessee. Great Johnny Cash intros and songs by Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash & The Carter Family, Roy Clark, Tony Orlando, Merle Travis, Barbera Mandrell and Billy Graham. (80 mins) Dir. Walter C. Miller.

  • The Juke Box that Rocks

  • $3 Chang Thai Lager, $3 Four Roses Bourbon
  • Christmas & Winter Beer Tasting !!!
    It’s Our 16th Anniversary !!!

    We are happy to announce that on Saturday, December 6th – Noon until 5pm,
    we will be hosting our 16th Annual Christmas and Winter beer tasting. This
    is the most comprehensive tasting of Christmas and Winter beers held anywhere
    in North America. There will be 100+ beers available to sample from all
    over the globe – many brands in multiple vintages. Some of the beers included
    in this fabulous tasting are Anchor Christmas Ale (16 vintages), King &
    Barnes Christmas Ale (3 vintages), Sam Smith’s Winter Welcome (8 vintages),
    Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale (10 vintages) + Goose Island Christmas Ale, Three
    Floyds Alpha Claus Christmas Porter, Lakefront Holiday Spice Lager, Summit
    Winter Ale, Capitol Winter Skal, St. Freulian Noel +++

    It’s free to attend.
    The cost of the tasting is $20.00 for 20 Sample tickets and information
    about the beers will be provided.


    Doin’ The Creep Dance Party DJ Ivana Riot

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  • 7pm free music movie – Sex Pistols – Live At The LonghornMore »
    (1978). One of the few well captured Sex Pistols live shows at a concert given in Longhorn in 1978 at the peak of the Sex Pistols rise to power. Dir. Anita Camarata & Eric Gardner. (55mins)

  • Heavy Duty Rock & Roll Classics DJ Alex

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  • 7pm free music movie – Dead Boys Live! At CBGBMore »
    (1977) That this DVD could have resurfaced all these years later and in reasonably good enough condition so as to be restored in all its beer-soaked, brazen glory is miraculous. We can thank Rod Swenson, the original director back then, and amongst those nostalgic contributors to this package placing a new perspective overall. Not only will Live at CBGB’s 1977 appeal to longtime Punk fans, this will unearth a whole new generation of followers that want to know “what the real deal was about.” Features 10 live songs and a post show interview. Dir. Ron Swenson. (45 Mins)

  • Motown Motorpool DJ The Corporal spins Soul

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – Unknown Passage : The Dead Moon StoryMore »
    (2006) Northwest musicians Andrew Loomis with Fred and Toody Cole are Dead Moon. They exemplify DIY, they record their masters at a home that they built and they tour relentlessly – one gig ahead of a day job! Dir. Jason Summers & Kate Fix. (88mins)

  • Metal Shop DJ Nick Fury

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  • 7pm free music movie – KISS Meets The Phantom of the ParkMore »
    (1978). KISS battles a demented genius inventor at California’s Magic Mountain amusement park who is turning the visitors into robots – and KISS is next. Featuring some of KISS’s best tunes performed with stunning visual effects. Dir. Gordon Hessler. Starring: KISS. (96 Mins)

  • Punk, Soul & Ska DJ Christian

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  • 7pm free music movie – Iggy Pop Kiss My Blood : Live at The Olympia, ParisMore »
    (1991). This film showcases Iggy at one of the high points of his career. 22 cuts of Rock & Roll mayhem with drummer Larry Mullins, guitarist Whitey Kirst and bass guitarist Craig Pike, including – Raw Power, 5 Foot 1, Dirt, Loose, Lust For Life, China Girl, I Got A Right, Butt Town, Wild Child, My Baby Want’s To Rock & Roll, Neon Forest , Home, Brick By Brick, 1969, Candy, I Wanna Be Your Dog, No Fun, Search And Destroy, Down On The Street, The Passenger, Louie Louie & Foxy Lady. Starring : Iggy Pop. (107min)

  • Supreme Soul DJ Bridget

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  • Oktoberfest & Pumpkin Beer Festival
    On Tuesday, September 23th, Delilah’s will be hosting a comprehensive
    tasting of Oktoberfest & Pumpkin beers. We will be tasting every possible
    version of these beers available in this market – plus a five year vertical of
    Ayinger Oktoberfest and a 3 year vertical of Southern Tier Pumpking! Some of
    the beers being tasted include, but are not limited to: Ayinger Oktoberfest,
    Paulaner Oktoberfest, Hacker-Pshorr Oktoberfest, Becks Oktoberfest, Goose
    Island Oktoberfest, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Summit Oktoberfest + Buffalo
    Bills Pumpkin Ale, Southern Tier Pumpking, New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale,
    Dogfishead Pumpkin Ale, Lakefront Pumpkin Lager & O’Fallen Pumpkin Ale. This
    is guaranteed to be ideal for both the new enthusiast as well as the long
    term aficionado – and talk about becoming an educated shopper. Again, this
    tasting will take place on Tuesday, September 23th from 5pm – 9pm, at
    Delilah’s, 2771 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago (773) 472-2771. There is no cost to
    attend and the various beers will be available to purchase by the whole
    bottle/pint, or as a comprehensive sampling – information about the beers will
    be available. After 9pm, we will be releasing our Oktoberfest and Pumpkin Beer
    List which will feature most of these beers for as long as they are seasonally
    available. Feel free to call with any questions.

  • 7pm free music movie – James Brown : Body Heat LiveMore »
    (1979). This film catches “The Godfather of Soul” live in Monterey, January 1979. Beginning with a rousing performance of “Get Up Offa That Thing,” the band crashes right from one killer number to the next and he’s covered in sweat by the end of it. “Sex Machine”, “Georgia on My Mind,” “Please Please Please,” before moving into “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag” – fantastic! Starring : James Brown. (60min)

  • The Juke Box that Rocks

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  • 6pm movie – The Mighty Adventures of Hercules – Sons of Hercules in the Land of Darkness More »
    (1963) (85Ms) Directed by Al World (Alvaro Mancori). Starring: Dan Vadis, SpelaRozin, Carla Calo, Ken Clark, Maria Fiore, Ugo Sasso.
    Hercules (Vadis) falls for Telca (Rozin), the beautiful daughter of a deposed king (Sasso) under the thrall of an evil sorceress Ella (Calo). Captured and enslaved by Ella, Hercules must first free himself and then liberate the kingdom’s citizens before he can live in happiness with his new love. A.KA. ‘Hercules the Invincible’.

  • Rock & Roll DJ Ivana Riot

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – The Clash Live – Revolution Rock (2005)More »
    This collection of 22 Clash live cuts shows the band throughout their career – Munich 1977, London ‘78 & ‘79, Tomorrow Show With Tom Snyder ‘81, Tokyo ‘82, Shea Stadium ‘82, the US Festival ‘83 ++. Dir. Don Letts. (82mins)

  • Hell Bent For Leather DJ Alex spins Rob Halford’s Birthday

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – The Clash : 16 Tons – Live at the Capitol TheatreMore »
    (2003). These 23 songs show The Clash at their absolute peak, recorded live at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey, March 8, 1980. (No Director credit) (86 mins).

  • The Juke Box that Rocks

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  • 6pm movie – The Mighty Adventures of Hercules – Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon More »
    (1964) (96Ms) Directed by Domenico Paolella. Starring: Rock Stevens (Peter Lupus), Helga Line, Mario Petri, Livio
    Lorenzon.
    Hercules (Stevens) must rescue the Queen of the Hellenes (Line) and
    free the people of Babylon from the evil sorcerer Osar (Lorenzon). Complicating Hercules’ task is King Phaleg of Assyria (Petri). He claims friendship, but has his own designs – wanting to force the Queen to marry him, and expand his kingdom. Can Hercules defeat these two power-mad rulers and save the Queen or will he fall before the staggering odds!?!

  • Motown Motorpool DJ Corporal spins Supreme Soul

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – The Clash : Westway To The World (2000)More »
    The most complete documentary to date examining Punk’s most influential band. Featuring old club footage through giant stadium shows cut with terrific interviews. Dir. Don Letts. (80mins).

  • Metal Shop DJ Nick Fury

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – The Clash Live in Italy 1979 & Japan 1982More »
    (1984). These two concerts show The Clash as they rise into “the only band that mattered” playing two blistering sets with several odd versions of their classic songs. (No Director credit) (99 mins).

  • Rock & Punk DJ Ivana Riot

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  • 7pm free music movie – Blank Generation : The Birth Of PunkMore »
    (1976). Filmmakers Ivan Kral & Amos Poe were interested in the emerging Punk scene coming out of CBGBs and Max’s Kansas City. They began filming at shows and this film displays that footage with a raw and disjointed soundtrack. Dir. Amos Poe. Starring : Blondie, Television, Ramones, Heartbreakers, Patti Smith, Talking Heads & Wayne County. (85min)

  • 20th Anniversary of Punk Rock Monday !!! Punk Rock DJ’s Chubby Chris, Gilly & Vinyl Richie !!!

  • $1 Beer, $2 Jim Beam, Free Pool
  • Every Monday for the last 20 years – that’s 1040 straight Monday Nights!!!, we have had a different DJ at Delilah’s spinning Punk Rock from around the world. With $1 cans of beer, $2 shots of Jim Beam and free pool still being the specials and the flyer the same one I made out of cut up newspapers, Punk Rock Monday has and is where people come to play their records and check
    out the best Punk Rock DJs that Chicago has to offer. We’ll have sets by some of our longest running DJs – DJ Chubby Chris, DJ Gilly & DJ Vinyl Richie. Don’t miss it !!!


    Rock & Roll DJ Alex spins Bands of Riot Fest + Win Tix to Riot Fest

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  • 7pm free music movie – Another State Of MindMore »
    (1984). On the road with a young Social
    Distortion along with Youth Brigade and a visit with Minor Threat – one of the best punk documentaries ever. Dir. Adam Small & Peter Stuart. (78 mins)

  • New York Doll DJ Vinyl Richie spins Johnny Thunder’s B-day

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – The New York Dolls – Looking For A KissMore »
    (1983). This screening includes the 1973 documentary Looking For A Kiss, also footage from two
    Dolls concerts from 1973 as well as their appearance on Don Kirshner, in addition, there is footage from two Heartbreakers shows, CBGB’s in 1975 and Irving Plaza in 1982. (87min)

  • Motown Motorpool – DJ Corporal

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  • 7pm free music movie – The Jam Live in Dusseldorf 1980More »
    (1980) The Jam delivers 21 hits recorded for a TV special in Germany on November 30, 1980 called Live Dusseldorf Rockpalast. (75 m ins)

  • Rock & Punk DJ Ivana Riot

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – QuadropheniaMore »
    (1979). The Mods and The Rockers battle it out on
    Brighten beach in this now legendary Who rock opera – to coincide with our Classic Motorcycle and Scooter gathering weekend. Dir. Frank Roddam. Starring : Phil Daniels & The Who. (115 mins)

  • Lust For Life Rock & Roll DJ Alex

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  • 7pm free music movie – Dead Kennedys LiveMore »
    (1984) The 30th anniversary of this show!
    Recorded live at DMPO’s on Broadway in San Francisco June 16th, 1984, and capturing the loud, angry and controversial nature that positioned them as pioneers of punk. Dir. Dirk Dirksen. (58 mins)

  • Motown Motorpool DJ The Corporal spins Soul

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – Brian Wilson ; Pet Sounds Live In LondonMore »
    (1955). In January of 2002 Brian Wilson played the entire Pet Sounds album at London’s Royal Festival Hall to a constant standing ovation. We will be following this screening with a night of Brian Wilson and Beach Boys music and video to celebrate his birthday. Dir. John Anderson. Stars : Brian Wilson. (57 mins)

  • Metal Shop DJ Ron Platzer features Alice Cooper

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  • 7pm free music movie – Super Duper Alice CooperMore »
    (2014) The twisted tale of Vincent
    Furnier, son of a preacher, who as Alice Cooper emerged from the Detroit scene of the ‘70s in a flurry of long hair and theatrical showmanship. This “doc opera” combines archival footage, animation and candid interviews to add up to an epic tale of sex, drugs and Rock & Roll – a saga of a man caught in the grip of his own monster. Dir. Sam Dunn (86 mins)

  • Rockin The Party DJ Ivana Riot remembers Sid Vicious

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – Sid & NancyMore »
    (1986) Classic story of Punk Rock’s ultimate
    couple – Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll !!! Shown to coincide with our Sid Vicious Birthday Tribute. Starring: Gary Oldman & Chloe Webb. Director : Alex Cox (122mins)

  • Rock & Roll DJ Alex

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  • 7pm free music movie – Rock ‘n’ Roll High SchoolMore »
    (1979). Classic teen movie
    concerning Rock & Roll against the establishment, with a bit of humor – featuring The Ramones. It’s Joey’s Birthday! Starring: PJ Soles & The Ramones. Dir. Allan Arkush. (93mins)

  • Motown Motor Pool DJ Corporal spins Soul

  • $2 High Life Bottles, $2 Evan Williams Bonded Bourbon
  • 7pm free music movie – SuburbiaMore »
    (1984). They call them “punks,” “new wavers,” degenerates” but they are really the rejected. They are bound together by their spikey hair, their abandonment by “upstanding” families and by their love for the electric music of a new generation. (96 minutes.) Starring : T.S.O.L. & The Vandals. Dir. Penelope Spheeris.