Pitchfork Music Festival returns to Chicago, July 15-17

Pitchfork Music Festival returns to Chicago, July 15-17

The beloved Pitchfork Music Festival will return to Chicago’s Union Park this summer, Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17. Today, the Festival announces the full 2022 lineup, including headliners The National, Mitski, and The Roots.

The Festival kicks off on Friday with The National, who played Pitchfork Music Festival’s first year in 2006, Spiritualized, Parquet Courts, Tierra Whack, Amber Mark, Dawn Richard, Tkay Maidza, Indigo De Souza, SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE, SPELLLING, Camp Cope, Wiki, Ethel Cain, and CupcakKe.

The festivities continue on Saturday with Mitski, Japanese Breakfast, Lucy Dacus, Low, Magdalena Bay, Dry Cleaning, Karate, Iceage, yeule, Arooj Aftab, The Armed, Chubby & the Gang, Hyd, and Jeff Parker & the New Breed.

This year’s lineup is a celebration of the rising indie class, and those who continue to pave the way for innovation,” said Puja Patel, editor in chief of Pitchfork. “Our goal was to highlight a diverse group of artists who are taking their musical genres to new heights, and I’m proud of how it’s come together.”

Since 2006, the Pitchfork Music Festival has consistently proven to be one of the most welcoming, accessible, and rewarding festivals around. Hosting 60,000 attendees of all ages from all 50 states and dozens of countries, the Pitchfork Music Festival showcases the best up-and-coming music from around the world, as well as special performances from touring stalwarts and legends alike. Featuring diverse vendors, including specialty record and craft fairs, the Festival works to support local businesses while promoting the Chicago arts and food communities as a whole.

Pitchfork Music Festival tickets go on sale Friday, March 11 at 10 a.m. CT. Currently, three-day passes are $200 and single-day passes are $99. The Pitchfork PLUS upgrade, including a range of exclusive amenities, is $399 for a three-day pass and $199 for a single-day pass. Payment plans are available for all ticket types. More details are available here.

For more information, including lineups, event news, and the latest updates, please visit PitchforkMusicFestival.com, facebook.com/pitchforkmusicfestival and follow Pitchfork Music Festival on Instagram and Twitter.

The National
Parquet Courts
Tierra Whack
Amber Mark
Dawn Richard
Tkay Maidza
Indigo De Souza
Camp Cope
Ethel Cain
Japanese Breakfast
Lucy Dacus
Magdalena Bay
Dry Cleaning
Arooj Aftab
The Armed
Chubby & the Gang
Jeff Parker & the New Breed
The Roots
Toro Y Moi
Earl Sweatshirt
Cate Le Bon
Xenia Rubinos
Erika de Casier
Injury Reserve
Sofia Kourtesis
Pink Siifu


The Pitchfork Music Festival will adhere to the city of Chicago’s COVID-19 protocol, and will remain in close contact with city and state officials as regulations evolve. Festival attendees will be updated on COVID-19 protocol via email, and can find the latest safety guidelines on Pitchfork Music Festival’s FAQ page, and by following @PitchforkFest on Instagram and Twitter.

About Pitchfork:
Pitchfork is the most trusted voice in music. Pitchfork.com is the preeminent resource for highly-engaged fans looking to discover and experience new music in a thought-provoking way. Its comprehensive reviews and analyses of the people, trends, and events shaping the industry have defined music journalism for more than 20 years. Not only does Pitchfork set the standard for music coverage, it has a global reputation for hosting unique and eclectic music events, including annual Music Festivals in Chicago and Paris. For more go to Pitchfork.com and follow @pitchfork.

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