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  • 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

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  • 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)

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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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

  • Metal Shop DJ Nick Fury features new Mastodon

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  • 7pm free music movie – Heavy Metal 2000More »
    (2000). Space pirate Tyler gets his hands on
    the key to immortality becoming a powerful psychopath. After destroying everything in his path he is hunted by F.A.K.K.2, to avenge her planet and save her sister. Plus it’s killer cutting edge metal soundtrack. (88 minutes.) Starring : Billy Idol. Dir. Michael Coldewey & Michel Lemire.

  • Rockin The Party DJ Ivana Riot

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  • 7pm free music movie – AC/DC “Let There Be Rock” Live In ParisMore »
    (1980). Documentary
    chronicalling the Let There Be Rock tour captured during a rawkous live show from 1978. Dir. Eric Dionysius and Eric Mistler. Starring : AC/DC. (97mins)

  • Music Garage DJ John Maloney

  • $3 Genesee Cream Ale Pints, $3 G&W Bourbon
  • Noon-5pm – Whiskey Barrel Aged Beer Tasting. We are hosting our third annual Tasting of Whiskey Barrel Aged Beers! There will be beers from over 50 breweries, many of them in multiple vintages. We will be looking at beers aged in Bourbon barrels – Goose Island Bourbon County Stout, Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Stout, Founder’s KBS… and Scotch barrels – JW Lees Lagavulin Finished Harvest Ale, Brewdog Storm aged in Islay
    casks, etc. Free to attend – $20 for 20 sample tickets.

  • 6pm movie – Johnny Cash Classics – Five Minutes to LiveMore »
    (1961). Johnny Cabot (Cash) is a tough
    criminal who is hired to assist in a bank robbery by taking the wife of the bank’s vice president hostage. Things start to go awry, however, when the robbers realize the the vice president may not mind having his wife murdered. Dir. Bill Karn. Starring : Johnny Cash. (80mins)

  • Jump Up Records Reggae & Ska DJ Chuck Wren

  • $3 Point Pale Ale Pints, $3 Banker’s Club Bourbon
  • We are hosting the “Four Kings” Craft Whiskey Collaboration tasting party. Four of the Midwest’s top craft distilleries have teamed up for an unprecedented collaboration. Corsair Distillery in Nashville, Tennessee, Few Spirits in Evanston, Illinois, Journeyman Distilling in Three Oaks, Michigan and Mississippi River Distilling Company in LeClaire, Iowa each contributed 30 gallons of whiskey that was blended into what is being called “Four Kings” Bourbon Whiskey. All four distillers will be in attendance. Free to attend.


    American Pickers DJ Danielle

  • $2 PBR Longnecks, $2 Old Crow Reserve Bourbon
  • We are releasing a George Dickel 14yr Single Barrel Tennesse Whiskey specially selected by Delilah’s. This will be the 666th bottle of whiskey made available at Delilah’s.
    + We will be joined by Mississippi River Distilling Company’s owner and distiller Ryan Burchett. Ryan will be making cocktails with his new Six Shooter Smoked Rye Whiskey. This Whiskey is crafted on the banks of the Mississippi River, just two hours West of Chicago in LeClaire, Iowa. Free to attend.


    British Rock & Pop DJ Tony

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  • Johnny Walker Portfolio tasting and seminar. We will be tasting the complete line up of Johnny Walker Blended Scotches – Red Label, Black Label, Double Black, Gold, Platinum and Blue will be sampled, as well as, several Single Malt Whiskies that are primary components of these blends. Free to attend, RSVP required.

  • 7pm free music movie – David Bowie – A Reality TourMore »
    (2004). David Bowie performing his greatest songs – 30 cuts in all, on tour in 2003. Dir. Marcus Viner. Starring : David Bowie. (140mins)

  • Punk Rock Monday – Punk DJ Patrick

  • $1 Beer, $2 Jim Beam, Free Pool
  • Whiskey 101. Delilah’s owner Mike Miller leads a discussion of the basic variables that differentiate the various Whiskies
    of the world. Bourbon, Rye, Scotch, Irish and other international Whiskies will be discussed and tasted. Free to attend, RSVP required.


    Rock & Roll DJ Alex

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  • 7pm free music movie – KISS – Live in Houston 1977More »
    (1977). Witness KISS in their true
    heyday in this live concert footage from The Summit Theater in Houston, Texas – September 2, 1977. Starring : KISS. (60mins)

  • Tough Rockin Tonight DJ Ivana Riot

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  • 7pm free music movie – The Clash – The Ultimate ReviewMore »
    (2005). Drawing on extensive
    rare footage, this is the ultimate critical review of the music of The Clash on stage, on record and on film. Veteren film maker Don Letts heads a team of veteren reviewers and leading critics in this powerful examination of the music that changed a generation. Included is footage from The Punk Rock Movie, the 1983 US Festival – Mick Jones’ last gig with The Clash and much more. Dir. Don Letts. (67 mins).

  • Rock & Roll DJ Alex

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  • 7pm free music movie – The Clash Live at the US Festival May 28, 1983More »
    (2003). These 19 songs show The Clash at their absolute peak, however, this is also the last show that Joe Strummer and Mick Jones played together as The Clash. (No Director credit) (102 mins).