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Check Out Photos from Pitchfork Music Festival 2022 – Japanese Breakfast, Mitski, and The National

Plus Spiritualized, Low, Magdalena Bay, Toro y Moi, The Roots, Parquet Courts, Cate Le Bon, Dry Cleaning, Lucy Dacus, and More

Jul 20, 2022

The Pitchfork Music Festival returned this past weekend to Chicago’s Union Park. While the festival was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19, this is the second year in a row they’ve made it work in the pandemic era. Our photographer Daniel Moreno was on hand to capture the action. Check out his photos of headliners Mitski, The National, and The Roots, as well as shots of Japanese Breakfast, Spiritualized, Low, Magdalena Bay, Toro y Moi, Parquet Courts, Cate Le Bon, Dry Cleaning, Lucy Dacus, Dawn Richard, Tierra Whack, Amber Mark, Noname, and more. He also got photos of the crowd. More

Pitchfork Music Festival Announces 2022 Lineup: The National, Mitski, and The Roots to Headline

Festival Will Take Place July 15–17 at Chicago’s Union Park; Tickets Go On Sale This Friday

Mar 08, 2022

Pitchfork Music Festival has announced their 2022 lineup. The National, Mitski, and The Roots will be headlining. Other acts include Spiritualized, Parquet Courts, Dawn Richard, Indigo De Souza, SPELLLING, Camp Cope, Wiki, Japanese Breakfast, Lucy Dacus, Low, Magdalena Bay, Dry Cleaning, Toro y Moi, and Cate Le Bon, among others. The festival will take place from July 1517 at Union Park in Chicago. Tickets will go on sale this Friday (March 11) at 10 a.m. CST. More

Pitchfork Cancels 15th Anniversary Music Festival Due to COVID-19

The Festival Was Supposed to Take Place at Chicago’s Union Park July 17–19

May 06, 2020

Despite festival-goers’ cautious optimism, Pitchfork Music Festival has officially been cancelled due to COVID-19 and social distancing rules. The Chicago-based festival was slated for July 17–Jul 19 to celebrate its 15th anniversary. More

Six Artists to See at the Pitchfork Music Festival This Weekend

A Round-Up of Artists We’re Excited to See at the Chicago Festival

Jul 20, 2018

There’s a very specific aesthetic that fills the air of Pitchfork Music Festival. You could blame it on the slightly pretentious nature of the multimedia behemoth, or the dozens of record shop pop-ups scattered within the tent filled merchandise area. But what really seems to be that aesthetic is the overall energy found within the gates of Chicago’s Union Park. That energy is mellow, obsessive, and ridiculously easygoing. More

Jun 17, 2016

Broken Social Scene and Mick Jenkins will be part of Pitchfork Music Festival‘s pre-fest events on Thursday, July 14. More

Pitchfork Music Festival Announces Line-Up

Sleater-Kinney, Wilco, and Chance the Rapper Headline

Feb 13, 2015

The 2015 Pitchfork Music Festival has announced its line-up of artists, performing July 17-19 at Chicago’s Union Park. More

Full Line-up of 2013 Pitchfork Festival Announced

Featuring Performances by Joanna Newsom, Solange, Toro Y Moi, and others

Mar 27, 2013

With its headlining acts locked in since February, this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival has announced its remaining line-up of artists performing at Chicago’s Union Park. More

Feb 01, 2013

The Pitchfork Music Festival has announced that Belle and Sebastian, Björk, and R. Kelly will serve as this year’s headlining acts. More

Mar 25, 2011

A batch of must-see bands have been added to Pitchfork’s annual music fest. We have the details. More

Mar 04, 2011

Pitchfork has announced the initial lineup of its 2011 Music Festival. More

Pitchfork Music Festival Begins to Unveil 2010’s Artists

Modest Mouse, St. Vincent, and Pavement Among First Group to be Announced

Feb 05, 2010

The details of this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival are beginning to materialize. The first handful of confirmed artists includes Modest Mouse, LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, and St. Vincent. More

Check Out Photos of Pitchfork Music Festival Day Three

Photos of The Flaming Lips, Grizzly Bear, M83, Japandroids, The Thermals, DJ Rupture, and Pharoahe Monche

Jul 20, 2009

The Pitchfork Music Festival concluded yesterday in Chicago and we sent photographer Andrew Reed Weller down to capture the day three action. Check out his photos of The Flaming Lips, Grizzly Bear, M83, The Thermals, Japandroids, DJ Rupture, and Pharoahe Monch. More

Check Out Photos of Pitchfork Music Festival Day Two

Photos of Fucked Up, Beirut, Final Fantasy, Plants and Animals, Lindstrøm, Doom, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and Yeasayer

Jul 19, 2009

The Pitchfork Music Festival continued yesterday in Chicago and we sent photographer Andrew Reed Weller down to capture the day two action. Check out his photos of Fucked Up, Beirut, Final Fantasy, Plants and Animals, Lindstrøm, Doom, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and Yeasayer. More

Check Out Photos of Pitchfork Music Festival Day One

Photos of Yo La Tengo, The Jesus Lizard, and Built to Spil

Jul 18, 2009

The Pitchfork Music Festival began last night in Chicago and we sent photographer Andrew Reed Weller down to capture the action. Check out his photos of Yo La Tengo, The Jesus Lizard, and Built to Spill. More




Reviews

Jul 20, 2022

The Pitchfork Music Festival returned this past weekend to Chicago’s Union Park. More

Jul 25, 2018

“Festival season,” for lack of a better term, can be mildly frustrating. The days feel endless, the festivals themselves can often turn into muddy, drunken shitshows, and the artists playing are typically exhausted, punching in for an hour set while in the midst of frenetic summer touring schedules. More