Pitchfork Music Festival returns to Chicago for the tenth year in 2015, July 17–19. There are a few things you can expect to see every year at Pitchfork—a guy with a beard in short shorts; the summer collection from Urban Outfitters; and, most importantly, the hottest new bands in indie, hip-hop and the underground. Every year, on the third weekend in July, the dusty baseball fields of Union Park are a place to be seen, as much as they are a place to listen. It's as good a summer music festival for people watching as it is for band listening. At night, the festivities move to area dance clubs for the after-parties. In 2015, Wilco, Sleater-Kinney and Chance the Rapper headline.
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