Get your tickets today for Chicago's top country music festival and barbeque showdown, Windy City Smokeout! The all-star lineup for 2017 has Kip Moore, Brandy Clark and Lee Brice taking the stage downtown, surrounded by 13 national BBQ champs serving up ribs, brisket and more. 

The best of the best are ready to showcase their amazing BBQ talent at this year's Windy City Smokeout with barbeque varieties from all over, such as Kentucky, Nashville, Missouri, and good-ol' Chicago. Pair your choice of meat and sides with a cold glass of beer from top breweries across the nation. The array of food gurus and pitmasters gets even better with exclusive dinners and entertaining activities throughout the festival weekend.

Round out each day of the Windy City Smokeout with lively performances from country music stars. Festival performers include: Kip Moore, Brandy Clark, CMA award nominated Lee Brice, and many more. Emerging country talent will take the stage during the fest as well.

Check out for 3-day, single day, and special event tickets starting at $40.



Friday, July 14
Jake Owen

Saturday, July 15
Kip Moore

Sunday, July 16
Lee Brice



Friday, July 14
Myron Mixon Cooking School*
The Biggest Happy Hour of the Summer**

Saturday, July 15
Whole Hog Brunch*
Crawfish Boil & Oyster Roast*

Sunday, July 16
Barbecue Brunch*
Barbecue Throwdown*

*Requires ticket purchase to particular event, plus purchase of single day pass
**Requires ticket purchase to particular event (includes 3-day pass)



Sam Jones BBQ - Winterville, NC
Smoque - Chicago, IL
17th Street BBQ - Chicago, IL
Peg Leg Porker - Nashville, TN
Pappy's Smokehouse - St. Louis, MO
Little Miss BBQ - Phoenix, AZ
Fox Bros Bar-B-Q - Atlanta, GA
Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint - Nashville, TN
Lillie's Q - Chicago, IL
The Salt Lick BBQ - Driftwood, TX
Against The Grain - Louisville, KY
Ubons - Yazoo City, MS
Hogapalooza - Wynne, AR
Bub City - Chicago, IL



18th Street Brewery - Hammond, IN
ATG Brewery - Louisville, KY
Bell's - Galesburg, MI
Founders - Grand Rapids, MI
Goose Island - Chicago, IL
Local Option - Chicago, IL
Moody Tongue - Chicago, IL
Pipeworks - Chicago, IL
Shiner - Shiner, Texas
Trumer Pils - Berkley, CA
Urban Chestnut - St. Louis, MO
Virtue Cider - Fennville, MI 
Boulevard Brewing Co. - Kansas City, MO
Blackberry Farm Brewery - Walland, TN
Upland Brewing Co. - Bloomington, IN
Sweetwater Brewing Co. - Atlanta, GA
Blue Point Brewing Co. - Long Island, NY
Wiseacre Brewery - Memphis, TN
Evil Twin Brewing - Brooklyn, NY
Burnt City Brewing - Chicago, IL
Brooklyn Brewery - Brooklyn, NY
Budweiser - St. Louis, MO



Go to to view the full music schedule, official festival menu, and so much more!

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