Pitchfork Music Festival

Friday, July 14 - Sunday July 16, 2017

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The 12th annual Pitchfork Music Festival, taking place Friday, July 14 through Sunday, July 16 at Chicago’s Union Park, is excited to announce the 2017 lineup! As in years past, the festival continues to be one of the world’s most welcoming and exciting festivals, consistently dedicated to striking a balance between discovery and celebration.

 

The festival opens on Friday with performances by LCD Soundsystem, Dirty Projectors, Danny Brown, Thurston Moore, Vince Staples, Arca, Kamaiyah, Hiss Golden Messenger, Frankie Cosmos, William Tyler, D∆WN, Priests, and Madame Ghandi.

 

Saturday features A Tribe Called Quest, PJ Harvey, Angel Olsen, The Feelies, George Clinton, Mitski, Madlib, Arab Strap, S U R V I V E, Francis and the Lights, Weyes Blood, Jeff Rosenstock, Cherry Glazerr, and Vagabon.

 

On Sunday, the festival presents Solange, Nicolas Jaar, The Avalanches, Ride, American Football, Isaiah Rashad, Hamilton Leithauser, Pinegrove, Jamila Woods, Colin Stetson, Derrick Carter, Joey Purp, NE-HI, and Kilo Kish.

 

As previously announced, this year will feature a special collaboration with Saint Heron, the innovative label and arts platform founded by Solange Knowles. The Saint Heron-curated event series will feature an onsite art installation, film screening, artist talks, late night jazz jam sessions, and more, taking place at various locations throughout Chicago from Thursday, July 13th through Sunday, July 16th.