Chicago has everything, and it’s easy to fall in love with this original, authentic destination for music, food, and culture. The city is packed with experiences, incredible culinary opportunities, and events all year long.
Windy City Smokeout
My family raised me on country music. When I was a kid, my mother and grandmother listened to nothing but old school country, and that certainly rubbed off on me. My tastes are all over the place, but country still speaks to kid in me that grew up on it, so when I got an invite to come down to Chicago to cover the Windy City Smokeout country music festival, I was excited for a whole bunch of reasons.