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The three things you need to know today in Chicago: Thu, July 13

Written by
Grace Perry

1. Pitchfork Music Festival unofficially begins tonight, with aftershows from Thurston Moore Group, Jamila Woods and more happening at venues citywide.

2. See Afro-Columbian performer Totó la Momposina headline the Millennium Park Music Series tonight at 6:30pm. Brooklyn-based vocalist Xenia Rubinos opens. The show is free to attend. 

3. Legendary Chicago improviser Susan Messing performs her weekly two-person show, Messing With A Friend, at the Annoyance Theatre tonight. The show is at 10pm and tickets cost $5. 

For more events, check in with Time Out Chicago throughout the day.

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