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Pitchfork Music Festival

Music, Music festivals Union Park , West Loop Friday July 17 2020 - Sunday July 19 2020
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For 15 years, taste-making music publication Pitchfork has curated its own summer festival in Union Park, presenting lineups packed with some of the most of-the-moment indie rock, hip-hop and electronic acts. This year, indie rock outfit the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, hip-hop duo Run the Jewels and morose rockers the National headline the fest's anniversary celebration, joined by acts like Angel Olsen, the Fiery Furnaces, Danny Brown, Tierra Whack and Kim Gordon. As usual, attendees will be able to shop for souvenirs at the CHIRP Record Fair, sample Chicago cuisine provided by local restaurants and load up on swag at the various brand activations that line the park. If you're looking for a place to discover new music and keep the walking between stages to a minimum, Pitchfork Music Festival is the place to be.

By: Zach Long



Venue name: Union Park
Address: 1501 W Randolph St

Cross street: between Ogden Ave and Justine St
Transport: El stop: Green, Pink to Ashland. Bus: 9, 20.
Price: $75, three-day ticket $185, VIP $385

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