One of the premiere music festivals in the United States will be back this July for their seventh installment in Chicago’s Union Park. Yes, it is the Pitchfork Music Festival and they have an impressive initial lineup to announce.
Taking the stage this year will be Vampire Weekend, Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Hot Chip, AraabMUZIK, Tim Hecker, Cloud Nothings, Grimes, A$AP Rocky, The Field, Liturgy, Kendrick Lamar, and Willis Earl Beal. Plus, the festival informs us that there are still 30 more acts to be announced.
Tickets for the three day event, which will run from July 13th-15th, go for a very reasonable $45 per day or $110 for the whole weekend. March 9th is the on sale date and you can grab your passes at the festival website.
We’ll keep you informed with further lineup developments. For now, check out our coverage of last year’s Pitchfork Music Festival here.