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Pitchfork Music Festival Fri Feb 13 2015

Pitchfork Music Festival Announces 10th Anniversary Lineup

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2015 marks the 10th year of Pitchfork's dynamic Music Festival, in the sunny and vibrant square, Union Park, from Friday, July 17 through Sunday, July 19. To celebrate, they've rounded up a stellar crop of acts to commemorate its decade-long reign as one of Chicago's most revered music festivals. Their aim for the big 10th year lineup was to intermingle up-and-coming acts with established favorites, with an emphasis on hometown artists.

Well-loved Chicago group Wilco will headline the fest Friday evening, with the legendary Sleater-Kinney performing on Saturday evening. Chance the Rapper will bring his electric set to Union Park on Sunday to close out the weekend's events.

With stellar support from acts including Chvrches, Future Islands, Run The Jewels, the New Pornographers, and more, this year's Pitchfork Music Festival lineup is honestly the best I have seen in some time, and I've loved the lineups of years past, too. With many of these acts hailing from Chicago, including Vic Mensa and I LOVE MAKONNEN, there will be no shortage of Chicago love throughout the weekend as the fest's visitors enjoy the tunes.

Friday, July 17
Wilco
Chvrches
Panda Bear
Mac DeMarco
iLoveMakonnen
Iceage
Ought
Steve Gunn
Tobias Jesso Jr.
Jessica Pratt
Natalie Prass
Ryley Walker

Saturday, July 18
Sleater Kinney
Future Islands
New Pornographers
Todd Terje & The Olsens
Kurt Vile
Parquet Courts
Ariel Pink
Vic Mensa
A$AP Ferg
Ex Hex
Vince Staples
Future Brown
Shamir
Mr. Twin Sister
Protomartyr
Bully
Jimmy Whispers

Sunday, July 19
Chance The Rapper
Run The Jewels
Caribou
Jamie xx
Madlib & Freddie Gibbs
Courtney Barnett
Perfume Genius
Waxahatchee
SOPHIE
The Julie Ruin
Clark
How To Dress Well
A. G. Cook
Viet Cong
Bitchin Bajas
Mourn
Single Mothers

Tickets for Pitchfork Music Festival, especially three-day passes, are notorious for their quick sell-out each year, and I'm sure the demand for this year's output will be vast. Tickets are on sale now, with three-day passes available for $150 in limited quantities, and single day passes available for $65. Pitchfork Music Festival is located in Union Park, at 1501 W. Randolph St.

 
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