Pitchfork Music Festival preview: Three days of indie bliss

The Pitchfork Music Festival kicks off this afternoon (Friday) at Union Park with the first band, Chicago’s Outer Minds, at 3:20 p.m. Click on links below for my day-by-day previews.


Japandroids, Dirty Projectors, Purity Ring kick off Pitchfork fest Friday


Grimes, Sleigh Bells, Wild Flag, Atlas Sound highlight Pitchfork Saturday


The Men, Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, Iceage add teeth to Pitchfork’s Sunday lineup

Most of the after-parties are listed here. Though the list isn’t complete. It doesn’t include Iceage at Subterranean Monday, for instance. There’s also the three-night Cobrafest at nearby Cobra Lounge.

Click here for full Pitchfork schedule.

Chromatics play Saturday:

Unknown Mortal Orchestra plays Sunday

Clams Casino plays Friday night:


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