Pitchfork Festival Returning to Chicago This September

Erykah Badu, Phoebe Bridgers, and St. Vincent will headline in Union Park.

If you weren’t aware of the latest big CDC announcement, masks are out and returning to normal ASAP is in. Lately, it seems that more and more tours are being announced and festivals are eager to return to the grounds they used to rule. The latest festival announcement comes from Chicago’s Pitchfork Festival, which has been scheduled to take place from September 10-12 in Union Park.

Pitchfork’s Editor-in-Chief Puja Patel said in a statement, “We are unbelievably excited to celebrate the return of live shows, our music community, and, most importantly, the artists and events crews who have made this year’s festival possible. I know this will be a cathartic weekend for all of us, and that it lands right before the 25th anniversary of the publication makes it all the more special.”

The headliner’s for the year include Erykah Badu, Phoebe Bridgers, and St. Vincent. Other exciting names include Big Thief, Angel Olsen, Animal Collective, Kim Gordon, Andy Shauf, Cat Power, Thundercat, Flying Lotus, Caroline Polachek, Yves Tumor, Armand Hammer, Faye Webster, and KeiyaA.

In regard to health and safety for the fest, masks will still be required throughout the festival grounds but may be removed for eating and drinking. Also, everyone 12 and older will need to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within the past 24 hours each day of the festival. For more information about these guidelines, you can check out their website.

Tickets for the three days are $195 and single-day tickets are $90. Check out the full lineup below and buy tickets here.


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