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Pitchfork Music Festival Fri Feb 14 2014

Pitchfork Music Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

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Pitchfork Music Festival, one of the city's most beloved summer music festivals, has announced the initial wave for its 2014 lineup, and let me tell you, it is good. Headlining acts have been announced as Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel, and Kendrick Lamar. As Beck has been in the game for a long time and is releasing a forthcoming album this year, and Neutral Milk Hotel released their last album in 1998, the lineup is stacked with shows by established artists sure to make the indie soul within us the happiest festival attendee there ever was. Not to mention the fact that Kendrick Lamar is the headliner to close out the festival, whose live shows, speaking from personal experience, are of the best caliber.

The festival dates are July 18th through July 20th at Union Park, and promise a weekend full of varied musical entertainment from a vast array of genres, from songstress Sharon Van Etten, to indie singer with a tribal flair tUnE-yArDs, to electronic-pop hybrid Grimes, the festival has set the bar high with its initial lineup announcement.

Tickets are on sale in varying tiers. For $130, you can procure your own three-day pass, while single day passes can be purchased for $60. The full (initial) lineup announcement is listed below, for your festival excitement-building pleasure.

Friday
Beck
Giorgio Moroder
Sun Kil Moon
Factory Floor
Death Grips
Haxan Cloak
Sharon Van Etten

Saturday
Neutral Milk Hotel
TuneYards
Mas Ysa
Pusha T
The Range
Ka
Circulatory System
The Julie Ruin
Wild Beasts

Sunday
Kendrick Lamar
Grimes
Slowdive
DIIV

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Classical Tue Apr 01 2014

Pulling Strings: For Classical Music in Chicago, You Got a Guy - April 2014

By Elliot Mandel

Love fugues? Dig counterpoint? Get your fix this month as the music of J.S. Bach fills the city. Plus, don't miss a Chicago debut and all five Beethoven cello sonatas.

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