Posts tagged "Pitchfork Music Festival"

Concert Review: Day 2 of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (Saturday, July 20 in Union Park)

Concert Review: Day 2 of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (Saturday, July 20 in Union Park)
Slightly cooler temps made day two of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival a bit more bearable Saturday afternoon in Union Park... as did performances by Low, The Breeders, Belle and Sebastian and more... ...

Concert Review: Day 1 of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (Friday, July 19 in Union Park)

Concert Review: Day 1 of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (Friday, July 19 in Union Park)
Friday afternoon, despite the threat of storms later on, Wire, Björk and more performed on a sweaty first day at the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival...

Concert Preview: 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (July 19 - 21 in Union Park)

Concert Preview: 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (July 19 - 21 in Union Park)
This weekend, nearly fifty artists and fifty thousand people converge upon Union Park on Chicago's west side as the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival gets underway... ...
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Concert Review: Day 3 of the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival (Sunday, 7/15/12 in Union Park)

Concert Review: Day 3 of the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival (Sunday, 7/15/12 in Union Park)
For the first time all weekend, concertgoers took in live music on three stages Sunday without the threat of rain as Beach House, Chavez, Vampire Weekend and more closed out day three of the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Chicago's west side...

Concert Review: Day 2 of the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival (Saturday, 7/14/12 in Union Park)

Concert Review: Day 2 of the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival (Saturday, 7/14/12 in Union Park)
Grimes, Wild Flag, Hot Chip and more all performed (often in the rain) across three stages as day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival continued Saturday in rainy Union Park on Chicago's west side...

Concert Review: Day 1 of the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival (Friday, 7/13/12 in Union Park)

Concert Review: Day 1 of the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival (Friday, 7/13/12 in Union Park)
Rain fell on Friday the 13th and day one of the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival as artists like Feist, Dirty Projectors, Japandroids and more perfromed on three stages across Union Park in Chicago's West Loop...
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Concert Preview: 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival (Friday, 7/13/12 - Sunday, 7/15/12 in Union Park)

Concert Preview: 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival (Friday, 7/13/12 - Sunday, 7/15/12 in Union Park)
Over 40 independent artists grace three stages this weekend on the city's west side as the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival takes over Union Park Friday, Saturday and Sunday...

Pitchfork Music Festival Day 2 - 7/16/11

Pitchfork Music Festival Day 2 - 7/16/11
Surprisingly, unlike years past, day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival was not sold out in advance and even as late as 4pm, crowds seemed far lighter than those the previous afternoon. ...

Pitchfork Music Festival Day 1 - 7/15/11

Pitchfork Music Festival Day 1 - 7/15/11
For the third consecutive year, I'd put the Pitchfork Music Festival near (if not at) the top of my list of best run music festivals in Chicago. ...
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