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The 2016 Windy City Smokeout has announced the culinary lineup for the annual BBQ and music festival. BBQ talent from Chicago and around the country as well as other non-que options including Big Gay Ice Cream, Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken and Drago’s Seafood, among others will make a 3-day stand at Grand Ave and the Chicago River.

Hosted by Chicago’s, Bub City and Joe’s Bar, Windy City Smokeout brings an impressive lineup of country music stars and some of the best BBQ talent and craft breweries from around the nation. The fourth annual festival will take place Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17

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Photo credit: Jeff Marini

Restaurants and Pitmasters represented at this year's festival:

Bub City - Chicago, IL - Pitmasters: Doug Psaltis, Christian EckmannDinosaur Bar-B-Que - Syracuse, NY - Pitmaster: Leland AvellinoHogapalooza - Wynne, AR - Pitmaster: Kelly DallasJack’s Old South - Braselton, GA - Pitmaster: Myron MixonPappy’s Smokehouse - St. Louis, MO - Pitmaster: Skip SteeleThe Salt Lick BBQ - Driftwood, TX - Pitmaster: Scott RobertsSmoque - Chicago, IL - Pitmaster: Barry SorkinUbon’s - Yazoo City, MS - Pitmaster: Leslie Roark Scott17th Street BBQ – Murphysboro, IL - Pitmasters: Mike Mills and Amy MillsPeg Leg Porker – Nashville, TN - Pitmaster: Carey BringleMemphis BBQ Company – Horn Lake, MS - Pitmaster: John WheelerSkylight Inn – Ayden, NC - Pitmaster: Sam JonesMartin’s BBQ – Nashville, TN - Pitmaster: Patrick Martin Lillie’s Q - Chicago, IL - Pitmasters: Charlie McKenna and Quito McKennaBlackwood BBQ - Chicago, IL - Pitmaster: Dylan Lipe
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Photo credit: Jeff Marini


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