Now in its third year, the Windy City Smokeout July 10th-12th draws fans of sweet, tangy and smoky barbecue and hot and sultry country music to River West at 560 W. Grand where it crosses the Chicago River. Join more than 35,000 people over three days to chow down on some of the best local ‘cue from the likes of Bub City, Lillie’s Q, Smoque and Chicago q and around the country from Texas’ Salt Lick, New York’s Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and Pappy’s Smokehouse from St. Louis.
While you lick your fingers and wash it all down with cold beers from more than a dozen local breweries like Moody Tongue, Local Option, Pipeworks and Virtue Cider, you can check out music from Kacey Musgraves, Pat Green, Dan + Shay and Will Hoge among others.
And don’t think it’s just about the BBQ because Doughnut Vault, Supreme Lobster, Gus’ World Famous Fried Chicken and more will be there, too. Basically it’s going to be a debaucherous three days and you want to be there so get your tickets here before it sells out.