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 windycitysmokeout.com.
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.