Solange and A Tribe Called Quest will headline this year’s Pitchfork Festival. The 12th annual festival will take place in Union Park in Chicago from July 14th-July 16th.
A Tribe Called Quest will headline the festival on Saturday, July 15th with Solange headlining on Sunday, July 16th. Pitchfork has also teamed up with Solange’s Saint Heron for on-site art instillations, film screenings, artist talks and more. The tentative schedule for the Saint Heron pop-up is as follows:
Thursday, July 13th @ Black Cinema House at the Stony Island Arts Bank – Saint Heron curated evening of film and discussion
Friday, July 14th @ Soho House Chicago – Poetry reading and discussion presented by Young Chicago Authors and Saint Heron
Saturday, July 15th @ The Promontory – Saint Heron Presents an After Fest Jazz Jam & Party featuring the select house band and special surprise guests
Friday, July 14th – Sunday, July 16th @ On-site Saint Heron Installation Space – Saint Heron will feature works from contemporary black art makers for the duration of the festival
Tickets for Pitchfork are currently on sale for $75/day or $175 for a 3-day pass. A layaway option is currently available and allows for attendees to pay the $175 fee over 3-installments. However it’s only available until March 1st so you have to act fast to take advantage of it.
More artists are expected to be announced soon.