The wait to see who is headlining Pitchfork Music Festival in 2017 is finally over. It was revealed today that this summer LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest and Solange will each headline a night at the Chicago music festival. No other lineup information was announced, but details are coming soon.
The 2017 Pitchfork Music Festival is set to take place July 14-16 in Chicago at Union Park. On Friday, July 14 LCD Soundsystem will close out the night. On Saturday, July 15 A Tribe Called Quest is going to be the headlining act. Solange will close out the entire festival on Sunday, July 16.
Now that the headliners are announced for Pitchfork Music Festival 2017, ticket prices have gone up. A single day pass is now $75 and a 3-day weekend pass is $175.
For the first time ever, Pitchfork's introducing a new festival pass. It's called Pitchfork +PLUS. This $365 pass is good for the entire weekend and includes access to the festival grounds. With it, you'll also have access to cell phone charging stations, private bars, air-conditioned bathrooms, storage lockers, and more.
Solange Knowles' Saint Heron, which is an "innovative label and arts platform" will be hosting special events in Chicago from July 13-16. You can see the current list of announced activities below. Some more special events presented by Saint Heron will be added later.
Saint Heron Pitchfork Music Festival 2017 Events:
July 13 - Black Cinema House at the Stony Island Arts Bank – Saint Heron curated an evening of film and discussion.
July 14 - Soho House Chicago – Poetry reading and discussion presented by Young Chicago Authors and Saint Heron
July 15 - The Promontory – Saint Heron Presents an After Fest Jazz Jam & Party featuring the select house band and special surprise guests
July 14 – 16 - On-site Saint Heron Installation Space – Saint Heron will feature works from contemporary black art makers for the duration of the festival.