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Pitchfork Music Festival

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  • Pitchfork day 2: St. Vincent rocks, Neutral Milk Hotel reunites

    Pitchfork day 2: St. Vincent rocks, Neutral Milk Hotel reunites
    Reports from Saturday, day two at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 1 p.m.: Twin Peaks guitarist Cadien Lake James gets today's Purple Heart for playing in a wheelchair with a broken ankle. The...
  • Pitchfork day 3: Kendrick Lamar brings fest to a close

    Pitchfork day 3: Kendrick Lamar brings fest to a close
    Reports from Sunday, day three at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 1:09 p.m.: College rock, circa 1990, lives on in the form of Speedy Ortiz. Unfortunately, the co-ed Massachusetts quartet is...
  • Goose Island to tap 13 beers for Pitchfork Music Festival

    Goose Island to tap 13 beers for Pitchfork Music Festival
    Pitchfork Music Festival, which goes down this weekend in Union Park, announced its musical lineup months ago. Now, we present the weekend's second-most important lineup: the beer! Thirteen Goose Island beers will be poured Friday through Sunday,...
  • Your food options at Pitchfork Festival 2014

    Your food options at Pitchfork Festival 2014
    If you plan on attending this weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park, know that you can't bring in outside food, and there will be no in-out privileges. Which means you're stuck with the food options inside the festival. It's not all bad....
  • Review: Pitchfork's best acts are growing into their stardom

    Review: Pitchfork's best acts are growing into their stardom
    It was an idyllic weekend in Union Park, and when Neutral Milk Hotel's Jeff Mangum held the stage by himself with just an acoustic guitar, it got even better. He sang of “secret songs that you keep wrapped in boxes so tight, sounding only at...
  • Pitch-perfect style at Pitchfork

    Pitch-perfect style at Pitchfork
    The crowd at the Pitchfork Music Festival, held last weekend in Chicago's Union Park, tends to do its own thing when it comes to style — but this was the year of the dress. Casual, summery, mostly retro styles mixed with great vintage...
  • Downtown Sound series proves Millennium Park can rock

    Downtown Sound series proves Millennium Park can rock
    The Downtown Sound music series is now a Monday night fixture during the summer at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, but it wasn't always so. The city of Chicago had a hands-off policy toward rock music for generations, a phobia turned into...
  • Rising R&B singer SZA connects to the goofy and unusual

    Rising R&B singer SZA connects to the goofy and unusual
    R&B singer SZA is keeping good company these days. Her latest EP, “Z,” features appearances from labelmate Kendrick Lamar and Chicago’s own Chance the Rapper, and recently she decamped to a studio with Coldplay singer Chris Martin,...
  • Police: DJ Rashad dead at 35

    Police: DJ Rashad dead at 35
    Chicago footwork and juke pioneer, DJ Rashad Harden, 35, died Saturday afternoon, according to police. Chicago police are conducting an investigation after a friend found Harden's body in an apartment on the 2100 block of West 21st Street, said Hector...
  • DJ Rashad dead at 34: 'Music lost a legend'

    DJ Rashad dead at 34: 'Music lost a legend'
    DJ Rashad, aka Rashad Harden, started out as a dancer in Chicago clubs and streetcorners, and turned into a pioneering producer. He helped usher in the next wave of dance music known as footwork. Harden, 34, of Calumet City, was found dead Saturday...
  • Pitchfork festival completes lineup with St. Vincent, Danny Brown

    Pitchfork festival completes lineup with St. Vincent, Danny Brown
    St. Vincent, Danny Brown and Cloud Nothings were among the acts added Thursday to complete the Pitchfork Music Festival lineup. The festival returns July 18-20 to Union Park with headliners Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel and Kendrick Lamar. Other new...