Saturday, 26 April 2008

Pitchfork Festival 2008 Full Line Up

The lineup for the 2008 Pitchfork Music Festival-- descending on Chicago's Union Park July 18-20-- is officially complete.

Here it is:
(I've put bold print for the artists I'd want to see)

Friday, July 18:
Pitchfork Music Festival and All Tomorrow's Parties present "Don't Look Back"

Public Enemy performing It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
* Sebadoh performing Bubble and Scrape *
Mission of Burma performing Vs.

Saturday, July 19:

Animal Collective
Jarvis Cocker
* The Hold Steady *
Vampire Weekend
Dizzee Rascal
Fleet Foxes
* Caribou *
Jay Reatard
* Titus Andronicus *
No Age
Atlas Sound
Extra Golden
* Elf Power *
The Ruby Suns
* Icy Demons *
A Hawk and a Hacksaw
Occidental Brothers Dance Band International
* Boban i Marko Markovic Orkestar *

Sunday, July 20:

Dinosaur Jr.
M. Ward
Ghostface and Raekwon
Les Savy Fav
The Apples in Stereo
Dirty Projectors
* Times New Viking *
Cut Copy
* Bon Iver *
The Dodos
King Khan & His Shrines
El Guincho
Fuck Buttons
* High Places *
* Mahjongg *

* = New acts added.

Nice collections of bands. Looks like Friday and Sunday would be the days for me, although I'd go on Saturday just to see Caribou perform.

Tickets for the 2008 Pitchfork Music Festival are on sale now. You can get your tickets here.

Pitchforks new radio partner, KEXP, will broadcast live from Chicago in the days leading up to the festival. KEXP DJs John Richards and Cheryl Waters will do their shows from the festival grounds on Saturday and Sunday, and throughout the weekend KEXP will air select live festival performances.

Are you going?


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