Pitchfork Media announced its 12th annual three-day music festival’s headliners this afternoon for July 14–16 in Chicago’s Union Park.
LCD Soundsystem is to headline Friday night, followed by A Tribe Called Quest on Saturday, and Solange closing out the festivities on Sunday.
An exclusive collaboration with Solange Knowles’ label and arts platform Saint Heron was also announced, set to consist of onsite art installations, film screenings, artist talks, late night jazz sessions, and more throughout various locations in the city.
The current schedule is as follows:
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.
Further details about curated events and this year’s full lineup will be announced in the weeks to come.
While the headliners alone are already an incredible array of artistry, you certainly won’t want to miss out on this festival. The last few years full lineups’ were an incredible assortment of alternative hip-hop and indie-rock.
Tickets are currently priced at $75 per day or $175 for a three-day pass. A layaway payment option for regularly priced three-day passes is available and a newly revealed ticket tier has also been announced. The Pitchfork +PLUS ticket tier will allow exclusive amenities during the weekend, at $365 for a three-day pass.
For more information visit http://pitchfork.com/festival/chicago/.