More 2012 Pitchfork Fest lineup announcements: Cults, Big K.R.I.T., Atlas Sound

February 28, 2012|By Matt Pais, Jessica Galliart | RedEye Sound Board

Mark your calendars, pack the sunscreen and start to cheer (either sincerely or sarcastically): Pitchfork is back.

The annual Union Park fest returns July 13-15, organizers announced this morning, along with the first wave of acts appearing at the summer bash. Headliners include Vampire Weekend, Feist and Godspeed You! Black Emperor, with supporting turns from Hot Chip, Liturgy, Grimes and rising Chicagoan Willis Earl Beal.

See all the announced bands here and get ready to buy tickets, on sale noon March 9.

UPDATED MARCH 26:

Three-day passes for the fest are now sold out, and Pitchfork tweeted out another round of lineup announcements on March 26, including:

Sleigh Bells
Dirty Projectors
Danny Brown
Purity Ring
Flying Lotus
Clams Casino
The Olivia Tremor Control
Iceage
The Men
Schoolboy Q
The Atlas Moth 

Twenty more acts will be announced in the coming weeks, according to Pitchfork.com. 

UPDATED APRIL 5: 

More lineup announcements (in bold), plus a schedule! 

Friday, July 13:

A$AP Rocky
Willis Earl Beal
Big K.R.I.T.
Clams Casino
Dirty Projectors
Feist
Tim Hecker
Lower Dens
The Olivia Tremor Control
Outer Minds
Purity Ring 

Saturday, July 14: 

The Atlas Moth
Atlas Sound
Danny Brown
Cloud Nothings
Cults
Flying Lotus 
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Grimes
Hot Chip
Nicolas Jaar
Liturgy
Lotus Plaza
The Psychic Paramount
Schoolboy Q
Sleigh Bells
Wild Flag
Youth Lagoon 

Sunday, July 15: 

A Lull
AraabMUZIK
Beach House
Chavez
Dirty Beaches
The Field
Iceage
King Krule
Kendrick Lamar
The Men
Milk Music
Thee Oh Sees
Oneohtrix Point Never
Real Estate
Ty Segall
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Vampire Weekend 

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