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February 1, 2013 | By Adam Lukach, @lucheezy and RedEye
Stop what you're doing, take a deep breath, and absorb this news: R. Kelly a.k.a. The King a.k.a. Kelz a.k.a. the Poet Laureate of the People, will be one of the headliners at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park. The three-day festival announced its other two headliners today, including Bjork and Belle and Sebastian, but the real news here is that Chicago's prodigal son will be bumping and grinding onstage in Union Park this summer. It's the freakin' weekend indeed.
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April 30, 2014 | By Ernest Wilkins, @ernestwilkins and RedEye Sound Board
Heads, begin nodding. Snoop Dogg, Kid Cudi and Bassnectar are among the headliners for the 5th annual North Coast Music Festival, promoter React Presents revealed exclusively to RedEye. As in past years, the fest (Aug. 29-31 at Union Park) caters to fans of rap, EDM, folk and jam bands, with other highlights including Dr. Dog, Washed Out and Action Bronson. Local acts scheduled to perform include Wild Belle, Zebo, ProbCause and Midnight Conspiracy. See below for the lineup, with more acts to be announced later.
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ENTERTAINMENT
January 24, 2014 | By Ernest Wilkins, @ErnestWilkins and RedEye Sound Board
The   Pitchfork Music Festival will be coming back to Union Park in Chicago on July 18-20.   A press release from the site/blog/monolith has revealed the early bird ticket price: A sleek $110 for three-day passes. Once those are gone, the price jumps up to $130, and single-day tickets will be $60. Tickets are on sale now ... WHAT ARE YOU WAITITNG FOR GET ON IT YOU SLACKER I KNOW YOU JUST GOT PAID STOP PLAYING AROUND!   Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page . 
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March 21, 2014 | By Ernest Wilkins, @ernestwilkins and RedEye
The full lineup for the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival (July 18-20 in Union Park) has been revealed , and you may be concerned that you aren't familiar with some of the acts. Let us help you sound cool with a cheat sheet breaking down a few of the newly announced artists. FRIDAY: Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks Where he's from: Los Angeles Assertion you can use to sound informed: "It's like if Dirty Projectors and Animal Collective made a horror movie together!
ENTERTAINMENT
February 14, 2014 | By Jessica Galliart, @jessicagalliart
Beck, Kendrick Lamar and Neutral Milk Hotel will headline the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, Pitchfork announced Friday. Scheduled for July 18-20, the lineup (thus far) includes: Grimes Slowdive Giogio Morodor Tune-Yards Death Grips Sun Kil Moon Pusha T Sharon Van Etten Diiv Factory Floor Wild Beasts The Julie Ruin Haxan Cloak Mas Ysa The Range Circulatory System Ka Single-day passes are $60, three-day passes $130. On sale now .   Want more?
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June 3, 2013 | Ernest Wilkins, @ErnestWilkins| RedEye Sound Board
The 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival, happening July 19-21 at Chicago's Union Park has officially sold out of its three-day passes. Single passes for all three days are still available for $50 each. The lineup includes R. Kelly, The Breeders, Wire, Swans, Björk, Yo La Tengo, Savages, Belle & Sebastian, Disclosure, MIA, Lil' B the Based God and Tree. According to a release from the festival, food and drink vendors will be announced in the coming weeks. Pitchfork Music Festival single-day tickets can be...
NEWS
April 30, 2014 | By Ernest Wilkins, @ernestwilkins and RedEye Sound Board
Heads, begin nodding. Snoop Dogg, Kid Cudi and Bassnectar are among the headliners for the 5th annual North Coast Music Festival, promoter React Presents revealed exclusively to RedEye. As in past years, the fest (Aug. 29-31 at Union Park) caters to fans of rap, EDM, folk and jam bands, with other highlights including Dr. Dog, Washed Out and Action Bronson. Local acts scheduled to perform include Wild Belle, Zebo, ProbCause and Midnight Conspiracy. See below for the lineup, with more acts to be announced later.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 30, 2012 | By Amanda Boleman, RedEye
Whether you're into jazz, electronic dance music or Polish rock, the music-packed fests this weekend are sure to offer something for your aural pleasure. Established fests such as Chicago Jazz Festival and Taste of Polonia celebrate more than three decades of presenting local and international music, while newer fests such as Ravenswood Remix and North Coast Music Festival bring fresh concepts, from recycled art to silent discos. Chicago Jazz Festival When: Noon-3 p.m. (Chicago Cultural Center)
NEWS
July 25, 2013 | By Riley Blevins and RedEye
Party on, festival goers. The North Coast Music Festival announced its official after parties, featuring performances by A-Trak, Paper Diamond, Datsik, Skream, Passion Pit DJs, Future Rock and more at some of Chicago's hottest venues, such as the new Concord Music Hall, Lincoln Hall, and House of Blues. The fourth annual festival is held Aug. 29 to Sept. 1 at Union Park. Tickets are on sale at Clubtix.com. The full after party lineup is below: Thursday, August 29th NCMF Pre-Party with Vicetone @ the Mid ...
ENTERTAINMENT
June 20, 2013 | By Riley Blevins @Riley_Blevins and RedEye
The 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival has announced this year's schedule.   The three-day fest, held July 19-21 at Chicago's Union Park, has sold out of three-day passes. Single passes for all three days are still available for $50 each. 2013 PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL SCHEDULE JULY 19: gates open at 3 p.m. 8:30 p.m. - (Green) Björk 7:20 p.m. - (Red) Joanna Newsom 6:25 p.m. - (Green) Wire 6:15 p.m. - (Blue) Mikal Cronin 5:30 p.m. - (Red) Woods 5:15 p.m. - (Blue)
ENTERTAINMENT
February 14, 2014 | By Jessica Galliart, @jessicagalliart
Beck, Kendrick Lamar and Neutral Milk Hotel will headline the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, Pitchfork announced Friday. Scheduled for July 18-20, the lineup (thus far) includes: Grimes Slowdive Giogio Morodor Tune-Yards Death Grips Sun Kil Moon Pusha T Sharon Van Etten Diiv Factory Floor Wild Beasts The Julie Ruin Haxan Cloak Mas Ysa The Range Circulatory System Ka Single-day passes are $60, three-day passes $130. On sale now .   Want more?
ENTERTAINMENT
January 24, 2014 | By Ernest Wilkins, @ErnestWilkins and RedEye Sound Board
The   Pitchfork Music Festival will be coming back to Union Park in Chicago on July 18-20.   A press release from the site/blog/monolith has revealed the early bird ticket price: A sleek $110 for three-day passes. Once those are gone, the price jumps up to $130, and single-day tickets will be $60. Tickets are on sale now ... WHAT ARE YOU WAITITNG FOR GET ON IT YOU SLACKER I KNOW YOU JUST GOT PAID STOP PLAYING AROUND!   Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page . 
NEWS
July 25, 2013 | By Riley Blevins and RedEye
Party on, festival goers. The North Coast Music Festival announced its official after parties, featuring performances by A-Trak, Paper Diamond, Datsik, Skream, Passion Pit DJs, Future Rock and more at some of Chicago's hottest venues, such as the new Concord Music Hall, Lincoln Hall, and House of Blues. The fourth annual festival is held Aug. 29 to Sept. 1 at Union Park. Tickets are on sale at Clubtix.com. The full after party lineup is below: Thursday, August 29th ...
NEWS
July 16, 2013 | By Kate Bernot, @redeyeeatdrink
Approximately 50,000 American Apparel-clad kids will get their bump 'n' grind on at R. Kelly's Sunday Pitchfork set, but don't sweat it if you didn't score tickets. Take your pick of lower-key neighborhood fests such as Taste of River North, Celebrate Clark Street and Sheffield Garden Walk and Music Festival, where the beer is cold, the food is plentiful and the admission cost is much cheaper. Of course, if you are headed to Pitchfork, make sure to play along with our bingo game on Twitter and Instagram; follow @redeyechicago and tag your photos...
ENTERTAINMENT
June 20, 2013 | By Riley Blevins @Riley_Blevins and RedEye
The 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival has announced this year's schedule.   The three-day fest, held July 19-21 at Chicago's Union Park, has sold out of three-day passes. Single passes for all three days are still available for $50 each. 2013 PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL SCHEDULE JULY 19: gates open at 3 p.m. 8:30 p.m. - (Green) Björk 7:20 p.m. - (Red) Joanna Newsom 6:25 p.m. - (Green) Wire 6:15 p.m. - (Blue) Mikal Cronin 5:30 p.m. - (Red) Woods 5:15 p.m. - (Blue)
ENTERTAINMENT
June 3, 2013 | Ernest Wilkins, @ErnestWilkins| RedEye Sound Board
The 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival, happening July 19-21 at Chicago's Union Park has officially sold out of its three-day passes. Single passes for all three days are still available for $50 each. The lineup includes R. Kelly, The Breeders, Wire, Swans, Björk, Yo La Tengo, Savages, Belle & Sebastian, Disclosure, MIA, Lil' B the Based God and Tree. According to a release from the festival, food and drink vendors will be announced in the coming weeks. Pitchfork Music Festival single-day...
NEWS
July 16, 2013 | By Kate Bernot, @redeyeeatdrink
Approximately 50,000 American Apparel-clad kids will get their bump 'n' grind on at R. Kelly's Sunday Pitchfork set, but don't sweat it if you didn't score tickets. Take your pick of lower-key neighborhood fests such as Taste of River North, Celebrate Clark Street and Sheffield Garden Walk and Music Festival, where the beer is cold, the food is plentiful and the admission cost is much cheaper. Of course, if you are headed to Pitchfork, make sure to play along with our bingo game on Twitter and Instagram; follow @redeyechicago and tag your photos #p4kbingo.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 21, 2014 | By Ernest Wilkins, @ernestwilkins and RedEye
The full lineup for the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival (July 18-20 in Union Park) has been revealed , and you may be concerned that you aren't familiar with some of the acts. Let us help you sound cool with a cheat sheet breaking down a few of the newly announced artists. FRIDAY: Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks Where he's from: Los Angeles Assertion you can use to sound informed: "It's like if Dirty Projectors and Animal Collective made a horror movie together!
NEWS
February 1, 2013 | By Adam Lukach, @lucheezy and RedEye
Stop what you're doing, take a deep breath, and absorb this news: R. Kelly a.k.a. The King a.k.a. Kelz a.k.a. the Poet Laureate of the People, will be one of the headliners at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park. The three-day festival announced its other two headliners today, including Bjork and Belle and Sebastian, but the real news here is that Chicago's prodigal son will be bumping and grinding onstage in Union Park this summer. It's the freakin' weekend indeed.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 30, 2012 | By Amanda Boleman, RedEye
Whether you're into jazz, electronic dance music or Polish rock, the music-packed fests this weekend are sure to offer something for your aural pleasure. Established fests such as Chicago Jazz Festival and Taste of Polonia celebrate more than three decades of presenting local and international music, while newer fests such as Ravenswood Remix and North Coast Music Festival bring fresh concepts, from recycled art to silent discos. Chicago Jazz Festival When: Noon-3 p.m. (Chicago Cultural Center)
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