What Is the Pitchfork Festival?

Created to give a boost for the emerging musicians in various genres, Pitchfork Music Festival 2020, organized by the eponymous music magazine, will expand your musical horizons: you’ll see the musicians from various genres, from pop to hip hop, from electronica to jazz and funk.

An internationally recognized event made by professionals, Pitchfork Music Festival has no place for mainstream and profanity and will connect you with the real professionals of music making. Throughout its history starting from 2005, Pitchfork has hosted such artists as GZA, Grimes, Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, A Tribe Called Quest, LCD Soundsystem, and many more.

Tickets Info

The prices for the Pitchfork Festival start at $75 for the 1-day pass. The organizers offer the following packages for the fans:

  • Pitchfork Music Festival 3-day pass: starting at $185.
  • Pitchfork Friday Tickets: starting at $75.
  • Pitchfork Saturday Tickets: starting at $75.
  • Pitchfork Sunday Tickets: 75$

Pitchfork Festival tickets are popular and limited, so don’t miss your chance and buy them before other fans do!

Dates and Location

The Pitchfork Festival location for 2020 is same as before: Union Park in Chicago, IL. A picturesque municipal park, it is home to the festival since it’s very beginning in 2005.

Lineup

The Pitchfork lineup is famous for its non-mainstream set, and the organizers always try to pick both aspiring and successful musicians for the festival. The 2020 lineup of the Pitchfork Chicago music festival will feature Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Run the Jewels, the National, Big Thief, Angel Olsen, Kim Gordon, the Fiery Furnaces, Cat Power, Thundercat, and more.

pitchfork festival lineup 2020

Places to stay near the Pitchfork Festival

The Pitchfork Fest does not offer any camping, so you’ll have to find the nearby housing locations in Chicago.

The hotels near the Pitchfork Festival available for booking are:

  • Ace Hotel Fulton Market Chicago (0.7 miles).
  • Marriott Hotel Medical District Chicago (0.8 miles).
  • Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop Hotel (1.1 miles).

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Frequently answered question

How long is the Pitchfork Festival?

The festival will last for 4 days, from Friday, July 17, till Monday, July 20.

What kind of music is Pitchfork Music Festival?

Alternative rock, indie rock, electronic, hip hop.

How much does it cost to go to the Pitchfork Festival?

The tickets start at $75. To have a comfortable time, prepare approximately $500-600 for food, water, and alcohol, and if you go to Chicago, you’ll have to spend around $350 for the plane ticket. Also, prepare the money for the hotel, which will cost you from $300 for a four-night stay.

What to Bring with Yourself for Camping?

The following items will be useful:

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