Pitchfork Music Festival In Photos

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Photos by Laura Brown and Paul Leibman

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Festival Presenter Explores ‘Brilliant Corners’

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Bill Callahan will play the inaugural Brilliant Corners Of Popular Amusements. Mike Reed, a Chicago jazz musician and presenter, wanted to create an arts and culture experience that was different from big festivals and concert shows. So on September 16-18 in Eckhart Park, Reed is bringing the inaugural Brilliant Corners Of Popular Amusements to the […]

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2011 Pitchfork Music Festival In Photos

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2011 Pitchfork Music Festival In Photos.

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Cut Copy Soar At Pitchfork Music Festival

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The Aussie dance-rock crew Cut Copy, looking more like a group of designers on lunch break in East London, are so earnest you can hardly blame them for being a bit melodramatic and overeager. On Sunday, the band was a bolt of energy for a crowd that had endured three days of brain-frying humidity, ingested […]

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Pitchfork Fest Friday Preview: EMA

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Not since Cat Power started covering Robert Johnson’s “Come In My Kitchen” has there been such a thoroughly bone-chilling female deconstruction of the blues  master’s work as EMA’s “Kind Heart.” EMA, nee Erika M. Anderson of California by-way-of South Dakota and formerly of noise bands Amps For Christ and Gowns, released Past Life Martyred Saints […]

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Pitchfork Music Festival Cranks Up Friday In Chicago

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The three-day Pitchfork Music Festival is set to get underway on Friday, July 15, in Chicago’s Union Park. Three-day passes have sold out, though a batch of Friday and Saturday tickets remain, while Sunday tickets are also officially sold out. Pitchfork has also announced a Parisian offshoot of the Pitchfork Music Festival, which will take […]

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Fleet Foxes, Animal Collective, TV On The Radio To Headline Pitchfork Music Festival

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Need a festival you can rate on a sliding scale of 1 through 10? Pitchfork has your hookup. Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival has announced their lineup today, with Fleet Foxes, Animal Collective, and TV On The Radio headlining the three day event. Other notable acts include Deerhunter, Destroyer, and Yuck. The Festival will be held […]

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The Pitchfork Paradigm: Reviewing Chicago’s Hippest Festival

(Robyn, Photo by Leigh Ann Hines via Pitchfork.com)

Last weekend, the Pitchfork Festival again graced Chicago and Union Park with its presence. Now in its 5th year, Pitchfork has gained a reputation as that other Chicago festival of note — the less corporate, less main-stream, and therefore more hip festival to Perry Farrell’s Lollapalooza that hits Grant Park in August. Unlike other larger […]

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Summer 2010 Music Festival Guide

photo by Laura Dart Can’t get enough music this summer? Check out our list below with some of this year’s must-see music festivals. From Iowa to New York, New Orleans to Maine, the 2010 summer festivals feature acts for all music enthusiasts. Nateva Music and Camping Festival Oxford, Maine July 2 – 4 Why you […]

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Summer Music Festivals: Our Handy Guide

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Summer Music Festivals: Our Handy Guide

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7/18/08 Pitchfork Music Festival @ Union Park, Chicago, IL

The Pitchfork Music Festival, held annually since 2006 by Internet publication Pitchfork Media, occurs within the modest grounds of Union Park in Chicago, Illinois…

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