Pitchfork Fest 2017 lineup (LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest, Solange)
Pitchfork Festival returns from July 14 – 16, 2017 at Chicago’s Union Park. Pitchfork is currently announcing the headliners via Facebook live. It’s a livestream of Chicago artist Shelby Rodeffer painting a mural for the festival.
No names announced yet, but we’ll update this post as they come in.
UPDATE: LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest and Solange were announced as headliners for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, respectively. Pitchfork also has a collaboration with Solange’s Saint Heron label happening in conjunction with the fest:
The Saint Heron-curated event series will feature an onsite art installation, film screening, artist talks, late night jazz jam sessions, and more. These will take place from Thursday, July 13th through Sunday, July 16th at various locations throughout Chicago:
* Thursday, July 13th @ Black Cinema House at the Stony Island Arts Bank – Saint Heron curated evening of film and discussion.
* Friday, July 14th @ Soho House Chicago – Poetry reading and discussion presented by Young Chicago Authors and Saint Heron
* Saturday, July 15th @ The Promontory – Saint Heron Presents an After Fest Jazz Jam & Party featuring the select house band and special surprise guests
* Friday, July 14th – Sunday, July 16th @ On-site Saint Heron Installation Space – Saint Heron will feature works from contemporary black art makers for the duration of the festival.
Tickets for Pitchfork Fest are on sale now.