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Windy City Smokeout: BBQ & Country Music Festival

  • United Center Parking Lot C 1901 West Madison St. Chicago, IL 60612 United States (map)

Get ready for beer, BBQ and country tunes, because the Windy City Smokeout - BBQ & Country Music Festival is returning to Chicago Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14 2019 for its seventh year!

Guests will head on down to Grand Avenue near the Chicago River for a weekend-long event where attendees can taste delicious offerings from some of the best BBQ talent and craft breweries from around the country.

Hosted by Chicago’s BBQ destination, Bub City, and ACM award-winning Joe's on Weed St., the Windy City Smokeout will be bringing an impressive lineup of country music stars and up-and-coming talent to the stage, including: Brett Young, Brett Eldredge, Brothers Osborne and more!

All festival passes can be purchased at


Twenty of the world’s best pitmasters dish out the finest finger-lickin’ BBQ, proving there’s no shortage of smoky eats at this year’s Smokeout.

Sam Jones BBQ | Winterville, NC

Myron Mixon | Unadilla, Georgia

Pappy’s Smokehouse | St. Louis, MO

Peg Leg Porker | Nashville, TN

Buxton Hall | Asheville, NC

Hoodoo Brown BBQ | Ridgefield, CT

Truth BBQ | Brenham, TX

Blue Oak BBQ | New Orleans, LA

Leroy and Lewis Barbecue | Austin, TX

Home Team BBQ | Charleston, SC

Louie Mueller Barbecue | Taylor, TX

Smoque BBQ | Chicago, IL

17th Street Barbecue | Murphysboro, IL

Feges BBQ | Houston, TX

Little Miss BBQ | Phoenix, AZ

Fox Bros Bar-B-Q | Atlanta, GA

Lillie’s Q | Chicago, IL

Salt Lick BBQ | Driftwood, TX

Against the Grain | Louisville, KY

Ubons BBQ | Yazoo City, MS

Bub City | Chicago, IL

The Bands

9:00 PM : Old Dominion

7:30 PM : Lanco

6:15 PM : Devin Dawson

5:00 PM : Hannah Ellis

4:00 PM : Taylor Edwards

3:00 PM : Conner Smith

Earlier Event: July 13
Roscoe Village Burger Fest
Later Event: July 14
Taste of Chicago