Pitchfork Music Festival announces lineup: Wilco, Sleater-Kinney, Chance the Rapper to headline, but A. G. Cook to headline in our hearts

Pitchfork Music Festival announces lineup: Wilco, Sleater-Kinney, Chance the Rapper to headline, but A. G. Cook to headline in our hearts

Pitchfork’s yearly Chicago festival is circling back around on its prey (your ears) and will sink its teeth into your ears’ neck on July 17-19. Does that metaphor make sense? Tickets have been on sale for a couple weeks but without any artists announced; today Pitchfork has rectified that situation. This year’s Bacchanalia will feature the likes of

Chvrches, Panda Bear, Mac DeMarco, iLoveMakonnen, Iceage, Ought, Steve Gunn, Tobias Jesso Jr., Jessica Pratt, Natalie Prass, Ryley Walker (Friday);

Future Islands, The New Pornographers, Todd Terje & The Olsens, Kurt Vile, Parquet Courts, Ariel Pink, Vic Mensa, A$AP Ferg, Ex Hex, Vince Staples, Future Brown, Shamir, Mr. Twin Sister, Protomartyr, Jimmy Whispers, Bully (Saturday);

and Run the Jewels, Caribou, Jamie xx, Madlib & Freddie Gibbs, Courtney Barnett, Perfume Genius, Waxahatchee, SOPHIE, The Julie, Ruin, Clark, How to Dress Well, A. G. Cook, Viet Cong, Mourn, Bitchin Bajas, and Single Mothers (Sunday);

PLUS HEADLINERS: Wilco (Friday) – Sleater-Kinney (Saturday) – Chance the Rapper (Sunday) a.k.a. the bizarro Beck – Neutral Milk Hotel – Kendrick Lamar.

• Pitchfork Music Festival: http://pitchforkmusicfestival.com

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