Get fired up, Chicago: the most epic parking lot party is back! The Windy City Smokeout returns to the United Center this summer (July 10 – 12, 2020), with the nation’s best in country music, BBQ and beer.

Buy your tickets to the Windy City Smokeout today.

Windy CIty SMokeout stage

This year, some of the biggest names in country music will take the Smokeout stage and we can’t hold it in anymore. Introducing your Windy City Smokeout 2020 music line up!

Without further ado, meet your 2020 Smokeout headliners!


Friday Night: Darius Rucker

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Saturday Night: Dierks Bentley

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Sunday Night: Jon Pardi 

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PLUS, performances from Morgan Evans, Riley Green, Ryan Hurd and many more.

Windy City Smokeout stage


And what pairs better with country music than some of the world’s best BBQ? The Windy City Smokeout will not only be bringing back BBQ pitmaster teams from 17th Street BBQ, Pappy’s Smokehouse, Ubons BBQ, Bub City and more, but also welcome new teams like Slab BBQ and Meat Mitch. Stay tuned for more BBQ goodness from the Smokeout and to check out a full list of pitmasters at this year’s Festival, click here. 

bbq from windy city smokeout

Tickets are now on sale!

Buy your tickets to the Windy City Smokeout today.