Hey Y'all. This weekend marks the 3 day period where Chicago bows down to 2 of the mightiest forces in the universe. BBQ and Country Music. This may be controversial as, I've come to find out, not EVERYONE is a country music fan. Well shame on you! You have a chance to make it right! The Windy City SmokeOut starts today and not only will some of the best BBQ from around the COUNTRY be featured, but,... there will also be some of the biggest names in Country Music...right here in our own back yard...in River North! Bub City puts it on, and we already know how great their food is. Smoque, Chicago's Q, and Lillie's Q from Chi-Town are also repping as well as Salt Lick BBQ, Myron Mixon, and Dinosaur BBQ from around the ole US of A. But of course, the twang will be flowin' and some of my favorite acts (and friends) will take the stage at Grand and the River. Including Clayton Anderson, Brett Eldredge, Chase Rice (who I'll be interviewing for Eat Travel Rock TV on Sunday) Eli Young Band, etc. Tix are still available. Come on people, get your shit kickers on!