The Pitchfork Music Festival 2015
The Pitchfork Music Festival is an annual summer music festival organized by Pitchfork Media and held in Union Park in Chicago, IL. The festival, which is normally held over three days (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) in July, focuses primarily on artists and bands from alternative rock, rap & hip-hop, electronica, and dance music, although it has also included acts from hardcore punk, experimental/avant-garde rock and jazz in its lineups.
In addition to music, the Pitchfork Festival also includes food, beverages, art, and gig posters from local, regional, and national vendors. The Pitchfork Festival also hosts a record fair that is organized and managed by CHIRP Radio, a Chicago community radio station.
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Dates: July 15th- July 17th 2015
Years Active: 2006- Present
Lineup: Future Islands, New Pornographers, Kurt Vile, Ariel Pink, and A$AP Ferg,Run the Jewels, Caribou, Jamie xx, Madlib & Freddie Gibbs, Todd Terje & the Olsens, Courtney Barnett, Chance The Rapper
Genres: Alternative rock,Indie rock, Alternative dance, Alternative hip hop