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02.01.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Pitchfork Music Festival has announced the first round of headliners for this year's lineup, including one act that stems from well outside of indie-rock's insular world. Libidinous R&B star R. Kelly will anchor a night at the festival, along with Björk and Bell & Sebastian.The festival runs Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21. Three-day passes are now on sale for $120; individual...
07.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
My wrap-up of this weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival is posted here, but here are some extra assorted thoughts and observations: * Time Out Chicago cashed in on the Pitchfork crowd with a ridiculous cover asking: "Indie Culture: Does It Still Have Indie Cred?" * Everyone over drinking age has a "Man, I feel old moment" at Pitchfork. Mine came when The Thermals covered Nirvana's...
03.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Flaming Lips are the latest headliners to join the Pitchfork Music Festival. They'll be closing the festival on Sunday night, and like the festival's Friday night performers, their set list will be selected by the audience—which means fans won't have to hear very much from the group's last album. Here's betting the show is at least 70% made up of material from The Soft Bulletin and Yoshimi Ba...
03.06.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Pitchfork Music Festival (July 17-19, Chicago's Union Park) has announced this year's first batch of headliners, and they're pretty impressive: Friday Built to Spill The Jesus Lizard Yo La Tengo Tortoise Saturday The National Pharoahe Monch The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Sunday Grizzly Bear The Walkmen Vivian ...

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