Pitchfork Music Festival Canceled Due To COVID-19 Pandemic; Gov. JB Pritzker Says Illinois State Fair 'Highly Unlikely'"It can be pretty daunting to think about the future of live music right now, but know that we are fully committed to bringing Pitchfork Music Festival back in 2021," organizers said.
Pitchfork Music Festival Providing Misting Tent, Free Bottled Water To Help Fans Beat The Heat This WeekendPitchfork Music Festival kicks off Friday afternoon in Union Park on the Near West Side, and organizers are taking extra precautions to prepare for the intense heat in Chicago on Friday and Saturday.
Things To Do In Chicago This WeekendThere are many festivals and activities happening around the city and suburbs this weekend.
Pitchfork Music Festival Headliners AnnouncedAn annual music festival held here in Chicago, Pitchfork Music Festival will take place July 19-21 in Union Park. While most bands haven’t been confirmed--the festival usually has over 40 artists--Pitchfork announced three headliners today: R. Kelly, Björk, and Belle and Sebastian....
Guide To Pitchfork Music FestivalHaving been running music festivals since 2005 (R.I.P. Intonation Festival!), Pitchfork is a saavy crew of promoters at this point. No longer the minor league for Lolla, the fests now regularly trade headliners (Hot Chip and Feist have both played Lolla previously; Vampire Weekend are pulling off the rare Pitchfork-Lolla-Pitchfork appearance) and the audience might be less 20-something face-painted scenesters and more 30-year-olds with blankets. But audience-schmaudience! Let’s talk about the entertainment.
Pitchfork Releases This Year's Festival LineupIt may still be February, but summer is closer than you might realize. In fact, Pitchfork is set to release the list of performers for its annual music festival this July.
Weekend Wrap-UpSummer in Chicago means festivals, concerts and street fairs. This weekend, there's no shortage of all of the above! Here are a few events around town to help keep you busy!
Guide To: PitchforkCheaper than other music festivals of its ilk (at only $45 bucks a day), Pitchfork Music Festival is a bright light in the bleak landscape of a summer filled with too much of the same old same old. So why not go?