Nearly 30 acts, including Brandy Clark and The Steel Woods, are slated to play July 14-16 on Grand Avenue by the Chicago River in the Fulton River District neighborhood. More than 45,000 country music fans are expected to attend the event, hosted by Bub City and Joe’s Bar.
The culinary lineup features barbecue pitmasters from Chicago, including Bub City, Smoque and Lillie’s Q, as well as from around the country.
Tickets start at $40 for a single-day general admission pass and $175 for a single-day VIP pass. A three-day general admission pass costs $110, while a three-day VIP pass is priced at $500.
Events that require separate tickets include a cooking tutorial by barbecue champion Myron Mixon ($400) and a father-son cookoff ($80).