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The Pitchfork Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

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. Details are available here with more to be announced in the coming weeks.

As of today, ticket prices have increased to $75 a day, and $175 for a three-day pass. Additionally, the Pitchfork +PLUS upgrade is available for $365 for a three-day pass. Pitchfork +PLUS is an additional ticket tier that includes everything General Admissions passes provide plus a range of exclusive amenities to enjoy throughout the weekend. Details are available here.

PURCHASES TICKETS HERE — http://pitchfork.com/festival/chicago/

Visit http://pitchfork.com/festival/chicago/ and www.facebook.com/pitchforkmusicfestival for more information. Follow @pitchforkfest for the latest news, announcements and exclusive content.

FRIDAY, JULY 14
LCD Soundsystem
Dirty Projectors
Danny Brown
Thurston Moore
Vince Staples
Arca
Kamaiyah
Hiss Golden Messenger
Frankie Cosmos
William Tyler
D∆WN
Priests
Madame Ghandi

SATURDAY, JULY 15
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
Vagabon

SUNDAY, JULY 16
Solange
Nicolas Jaar
The Avalanches
Ride
American Football
Isaiah Rashad
Hamilton Leithauser
Pinegrove
Jamila Woods
Colin Stetson
Derrick Carter
Joey Purp
NE-HI
Kilo Kish

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Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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