Pitchfork Music Festival Announces 2020 Lineup: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Run The Jewels, The National and More
Pitchfork Music Festival has announced the full 2020 lineup. The festival will take place July 17-19 at Chicago’s Union Park. Headliners include Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Run The Jewels, and The National. Leading up to the Festival weekend, there will be a week of special events, celebrating 15 years of the Pitchfork Music Festival and the city of Chicago.
The festival begins on Friday with Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Angel Olsen, The Fiery Furnaces, Jehnny Beth, Deafheaven, Waxahatchee, Tim Hecker & The Konoyo Ensemble, SOPHIE, Fennesz, Hop Along, Dehd, SPELLLING, KAINA, and Femdot.
Saturday artists include Run The Jewels, Sharon Van Etten, Twin Peaks, Danny Brown, Thundercat, Cat Power, Tierra Whack, BADBADNOTGOOD, Dave, Oso Oso, Divino Niño, Boy Scouts, Ezra Collective, and Margaux.
Finally, Sunday will feature The National, Big Thief, Kim Gordon, Phoebe Bridgers, Yaeji, Caroline Polachek, DJ Nate, Maxo Kream, Rapsody, Faye Webster, Mariah the Scientist, Dogleg, The Hecks, and Dustin Laurenzi’s Snaketime.
According to a recent press release, Pitchfork editor-in-chief Puja Patel said, “For the 15th anniversary of Pitchfork Music Festival, we’re excited to showcase musicians who have been formative to our readers and pivotal to their respective communities. It’s in Pitchfork’s DNA to seek out rising talent and the best new music out there, and this year’s lineup exemplifies that across all three days. We always hope that fans will come to see their favorite band and leave the weekend having found a new one as well.”
Tickets are on sale now here. Check out the complete day-by-day lineup below!
Pitchfork Music Festival 2020
Friday, July 17
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The Fiery Furnaces
Tim Hecker & The Konoyo Ensemble
Saturday, July 18
Run the Jewels
Sharon Van Etten
Sunday, July 19
Mariah the Scientist
Dustin Laurenzi’s Snaketime