Often touted as one of the best small-scale music festivals in the country, Pitchfork Music Festival, now in its 11th year, returns to the intimate setting of Union Park at the far end of Fulton Market. The three-day festival, put together by the discerning tastemakers from Pitchfork.com, sees both established and emerging indie, electronic and hip-hop artists converge on the small Near West Side park.
There’s a wide range of acts over the course of three days, starting Friday afternoon and going through Sunday Some not-to-miss artists include Beach House, Carly Rae Jepson. Shamir, Broken Social Scene, Digable Planets, Savages, Holy Ghost, Neon Indian, Miguel, BJ the Chicago Kid, Anderson Paak, Sufjan Stevens, FKA Twigs and the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson performing his iconic album Pet Sounds in its entirety. Tickets are still available and you can get three-day passes or individual days.