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Windy City Smokeout

  • Windy City Smokeout 560 West Grand Avenue Chicago, IL, 60654 United States (map)

Cider is great with barbecue - so stop by our booth!

Get ready for beer, BBQ and country tunes, because the Windy City Smokeout - BBQ & Country Music Festival is returning to Chicago Friday, July 14 through Sunday, July 16 for its fifth year!

More than 45,000 guests are expected to 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: Jake Owen, Kip Moore, Lee Brice, Eli Young Band, Luke Combs, Randy Rogers Band, Jana Kramer and many more! 

Single day tickets and 3-day passes are on sale now and can be purchased at

Earlier Event: July 14
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