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Pitchfork Music Festival

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Top Pitchfork Music Festival Articles

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  • Top weekend shows: Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, Mission of Burma

    Thee Oh Sees and Ty Segall: Garage-rock is alive and in shin-kicking mode in this not-to-be-missed double bill of like-minded Northern California bands. They played at roughly the same time during the Pitchfork Music Festival in July, but fans won’t...
  • Pitchfork Festival announces schedule

    Pitchfork Festival announces schedule
    With more musical talent taking the stage than ever before, the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival is sure to be a hit with concert-goers. The festival will be held July 13-15 at Chicago's Union Park and music lovers will get an eclectic array of music as...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival lineup includes Lower Dens, Beach House

    Pitchfork Music Festival lineup includes Lower Dens, Beach House
    Baltimore bands Lower Dens and Beach House are both on the lineup for this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, organizers announced today. The three-day festival, run by the popular website, is a high watermark for the indie music world. It takes place July...
  • Q&A: Sleigh Bells singer Alexis Krauss

    Q&A: Sleigh Bells singer Alexis Krauss
    In 2010, Sleigh Bells rode a gargantuan wave of hype to a day-ending set at the Pitchfork Music Fest. And delivered a performance that singer Alexis Krauss calls “mediocre.” “What I heard is that people were really frustrated because it...
  • Local Q&A: Outer Minds

    Local Q&A: Outer Minds
    The Pitchfork Music Festival frequently books forward-thinking acts, but at least one band on this weekend's bill has a sound firmly rooted in the past. Performing Friday, Chicago's Outer Minds come across like a throwback to 1960s psychedelic rock,...
  • Top weekend shows: Pitchfork, Chaka Khan, Z-Trip

    Pitchfork Music Festival: The seventh annual gathering of the indie tribes will be headlined by Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Vampire Weekend, with much-anticipated sets by Wild Flag, Danny Brown, Willis Earl Beal, Big K.R.I.T and the Olivia...
  • Rain delays Pitchfork opening; Outer Minds, Lower Dens kick off fest

    Rain delays Pitchfork opening; Outer Minds, Lower Dens kick off fest
    Even as gray skies, muggy atmosphere and rain made for a bleak opening Friday to the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, the crowd waiting to enter the event was thousands deep along Ashland Avenue. Inside, puddles formed on the field and crews...
  • Pitchfork Day 1 wrap-up: Feist, Japandroids, Big K.R.I.T., rain

    Pitchfork Day 1 wrap-up: Feist, Japandroids, Big K.R.I.T., rain
    Here’s an hour-by-hour rundown of how Day 1 of the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival went down Friday in Union Park, with contributions from my colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and yours truly (GK): 3:15 p.m.: Midafternoon downpour dissipates.  The...
  • Rain returns, but can't slow down Pitchfork rockers Atlas Moth and Cloud Nothings

    Rain returns, but can't slow down Pitchfork rockers Atlas Moth and Cloud Nothings
    For the second straight day we’ve got rain at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, and lots of it. What was shaping up as a hugely entertaining set Saturday by Cleveland quartet Cloud Nothings turned to silence as the downpour soaked the...
  • Pitchfork: Lady Gaga spotted but doesn't perform

    Pitchfork: Lady Gaga spotted but doesn't perform
    By the time Vampire Weekend wrapped up 25 hours of weekend music Sunday at Union Park, the Pitchfork Music Festival had weathered rain, heat and some migraine-inducing scheduling dilemmas. Pitchfork is the type of festival where fans get particularly...
  • Pitchfork Day 3: Vampire Weekend, Ty Segall, Kendrick Lamar (and Lady Gaga?)

    Pitchfork Day 3: Vampire Weekend, Ty Segall, Kendrick Lamar (and Lady Gaga?)
    The Pitchfork Music Festival concluded Sunday in Union Park. Bob Gendron (BG) and yours truly (GK) were there to cover every hour of it: 1:11 p.m.: Dirty Beaches gives the arriving crowd a false sense of security, beginning with a desert-baked...