The Windy City Smokeout has announced an all-star lineup for 2018 that's headed up by Brett Young, Brett Eldredge and Brothers Osborne.

The BBQ, craft beer and country music festival returns to Chicago from July 13–15, 2018, for the sixth consecutive year. According to a press release, organizers expect more than 50,000 fans on Grand Avenue near the Chicago River for the three-day event this year.

Chicago barbecue joint Bub City and ACM Award-winning venue Joe’s Bar are hosting the Windy City Smokeout in 2018, and the festival once again features a wide variety of craft beers. The 2018 pitmaster lineup will feature top talent from Chicago and around the country. Windy City Smokeout will also offer non-BBQ options, including savory bites from the Budlong, Bub City Burger Shack, Barrel & Ashes, Sir Kensington’s and Mac Shack, sweets from Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits and specialty cocktails from Three Dots & a Dash and Casamigos.

CMA New Artist of the Year nominee Young heads up a Friday night (July 13) lineup that also includes Drake White, Ryan Kinder and more. ACM Awards nominee Eldredge headlines Saturday night (July 14) after a day of music from artists including Aaron Lewis and Ashley McBryde, while the Grammy-nominated Brothers Osborne lead a Sunday (July 15) lineup that includes hot rising star Walker Hayes. See the full lineup below.

Festival passes are currently available at www.windycitysmokeout.com. Prices begin at $40 for a general admission day pass and $110 for a general admission three-day pass, with VIP passes priced at $175 for a single day and $509 for a three-day pass.

2018 Windy City Smokeout Daily Lineup:

Friday, July 13

Brett Young
Drake White and the Big Fire
Cody Johnson
Ryan Kinder

Saturday, July 14

Brett Eldredge
Aaron Lewis
Ashley McBryde
Alex Williams
Jacob Powell

Sunday, July 15

Brothers Osborne
Turnpike Troubadours
Walker Hayes
Renee Blair

2018 Windy City Smokeout Pitmaster Lineup

Bub City – Chicago, Ill. (Pitmasters: Doug Psaltis, Christian Eckmann)
17th Street Barbecue – Murphysboro, Ill. (Pitmasters: Mike Mills, Amy Mills)
Against the Grain – Louisville, Ky. (Pitmaster: Andrew Ott)
Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q – Atlanta, Ga. (Pitmasters: Jonathan Fox, Justin Fox)
Hogapalooza – Wynne, Ark. (Pitmaster: Kelly Dallas)
Home Team BBQ – Charleston, S.C. (Pitmasters: Aaron Siegel, Taylor Garrigan)
Hometown Bar B Que – Brooklyn, N.Y. (Pitmaster: Billy Durney)
Jack’s Old South – Rochelle, Ga. (Pitmaster: Myron Mixon)
Leroy & Lewis BBQ – Austin, Texas (Pitmaster: Evan Leroy)
Lillie’s Q – Chicago, Ill. (Pitmasters: Charlie McKenna, Quito McKenna)
Little Miss BBQ – Phoenix, Ariz. (Pitmaster: Scott Holmes)
Louie Mueller Barbecue – Taylor, Texas (Pitmaster: Louie Mueller)
Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint – Nashville, Tenn. (Pitmaster: Patrick Martin)
Pappy’s Smokehouse – St. Louis, Mo. (Pitmaster: Skip Steele)
Peg Leg Porker – Nashville, Tenn. (Pitmaster: Carey Bringle)
Rodney Scott BBQ – Charleston, S.C. (Pitmaster: Rodney Scott)
Sam Jones BBQ – Winterville, N.C. (Pitmaster: Samuel Jones)
Smoque BBQ – Chicago, Ill. (Pitmaster: Barry Sorkin)
The Salt Lick – Driftwood, Texas (Pitmaster: Scott Roberts)
Ubons – Yazoo City, Miss. (Pitmaster: Leslie Roark Stark)

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