The 13th annual Pitchfork Music Festival takes place from July 20-22 this year at Union Park in Chicago. On March 1, the festival announced their first line of talent, with names like D.R.A.M., Raphael Saadiq and Tame Impala for the big weekend show. Now, a week later, the second round of talent has been announced, which includes huge names like Chaka Khan, Big Thief and Courtney Barnett joining the festival.
For Friday, the new additions include Courtney Barnett, Mount Kimbie, Big Thief, Earl Sweatshirt, Syd, and Julie Byrne. On Saturday, the new artists added include The War on Drugs, Moses Sumney, Zola Jesus and berhana. Finally, the Sunday additions include Chaka Khan and Kweku Collins.
As the diverse names prove, the Pitchfork Music Festival works to create an unexpected lineup of diverse talent, showcasing both established talent as well as fresh new names for music fans to discover. Also on hand for the festival are 50 individual vendors, craft fairs and specialty record fairs, showcasing Chicago talent and businesses throughout the weekend.
Tickets for the Pitchfork Music Festival are on sale now through the festival's official website. Prices range from $75 a day up to $175 for a three-day pass. There are also premium tickets available for $375.