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Pitchfork Music Festival

Bring your friends to the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago’s Union Park July 20-22 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park!

The Pitchfork Music Festival is world famous as a venue for the finest in alternative music. The Festival features new and established bands. There will be food and beverage vendors all over the place serving brewskies and iconic Chicago foods. And there will merchandise for sale and artworks to peruse.

The headliners for this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival are Tame Impala, Fleet Foxes and Ms. Lauren Hill! Also appearing: Friday: Courtney Barnett, Mount Kimbie, Big Thief, Earl Sweatshirt, Syd, Julien Baker, Saba, Open Mike Eagle, Julie Byrne, Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society, Lucy Dacus, Melkbelly and The Curls.

Saturday: The War on Drugs, Blood Orange, Raphael Saadiq, This Is Not This Heat, Moses Sumney, Kelela, Girlpool, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Circuit des Yeux, Nilüfer Yanya, Zola Jesus, berhana, and Paul Cherry. Sunday: Chaka Khan, DRAM, Noname, Japandroids, (Sandy) Alex G, Alex Cameron, Smino, Japanese Breakfast, Kelly Lee Owens, Ravyn Lenae, Kweku Collins, Irreversible Entanglements and Nnamdi Ogbonnaya.

There will be a CHIRP Vinyl Record Fair on the east edge of the concert, a Craft Poster Fair, a Book Fort and other fun events!

Union Park is located at 1501 West Randolph Street. To purchase tickets, and for performance times and artists, go online to and follow the prompts. You can purchase a 3 Day Pass or buy single events. Be sure to check the list for things you cannot bring.

Make your Pitchfork Music Festival experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.