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Windy City Smokeout food lineup is here; single-day passes, too

Windy City Smokeout 2015 | PHOTO BY JEFF MARINI

Single-day passes are now available for Chicago’s Windy City Smokeout festival, running July 15-17 on Grand Avenue near the Chicago River.

The one-day passes, $30-$45, are available (along with multi-day passes) at

In addition, the festival today announced the lineup of BBQ pitmasters who will be showcasing their award-winning recipes at the fest along with craft brewers from around the country. They include:

Bub City (Chicago) – Pitmasters: Doug Psaltis, Christian Eckmann

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (Syracuse, New York) – Pitmaster: Leland Avellino

Hogapalooza (Wynne, Arkansas) – Pitmaster: Kelly Dallas

Jack’s Old South (Braselton, Georgia) – Pitmaster: Myron Mixon

Pappy’s Smokehouse (St. Louis) – Pitmaster: Skip Steele

The Salt Lick BBQ (Driftwood, Texas) – Pitmaster: Scott Roberts

Smoque (Chicago) – Pitmaster: Barry Sorkin

Ubon’s (Yazoo City, Mississippi) – Pitmaster: Leslie Roark Scott

17th Street BBQ (Murphysboro, Ill.) – Pitmasters: Mike Mills and Amy Mills

Peg Leg Porker (Nashville) – Pitmaster: Carey Bringle

Memphis BBQ Company (Horn Lake, Mississippi) – Pitmaster: John Wheeler

Skylight Inn (Ayden, North Carolina) – Pitmaster: Sam Jones

Martin’s BBQ (Nashville) – Pitmaster: Patrick Martin

Lillie’s Q (Chicago) – Pitmasters: Charlie McKenna and Quito McKenna

Blackwood BBQ (Chicago) – Pitmaster: Dylan Lipe

The music lineup for the food and music extravaganza, hosted by Bub City and Joe’s on Weed, includes Chase Rice, Billy Currington, Old Dominion, Jessie James Decker, Cowboy Troy, Corey Smith, Frankie Ballard, Whiskey Myers, Walker County and Whiskey Jam.