The Pitchfork Music Festival held in Chicago at Union Park is returning July 14-16.
Three headliners were recently announced; LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest and Solange. Also announced is a multi-media collaboration with Solange Knowles’ Saint Heron label featuring onsite art installation, film screenings, artists talks, late night “jazz jam sessions” in locations throughout Chicago, with more to be announced.
Tickets for the fest are currently $75 a day, and $175 for a three-day pass. Until March 1, ticket buyers can take advantage of a layaway option for regularly priced three-day passes, paying the $175 price over three installments.
Tickets and more info here: http://pitchfork.com/festival/chicago/
More info on the Saint Heron events below:
- 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.