Pitchfork Music Festival Schedule Announced

Set times available now!

Johnny Firecloudby Johnny Firecloud


The 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival, happening July 13-15 at Chicago's Union Park, is shaping up to be most exceptional yet! With 47 acts performing, this year's fest features more music than ever before, all the while maintaining the Pitchfork Music Festival's high standards. The 5-week countdown begins today, and with that, we are excited to announce this year's schedule!

Three-day passes for the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival have been sold out for months, however, there are still some remaining single-day passes for each day availablefor $45 at www.pitchforkmusicfestival.com.

Visit www.pitchforkmusicfestival.com for more information on the 2012 festival, and to purchase tickets. Stay up on festival related news via the Pitchfork Music Festival Facebook page and Twitter.


FRIDAY, JULY 13 – gates at 3pm

8:30 (GREEN) Feist

8:20 (BLUE) Purity Ring

7:20 (RED) Dirty Projectors

7:15 (BLUE) Clams Casino

6:25 (GREEN) Big K.R.I.T.

6:15 (BLUE) Japandroids

5:30 (RED) A$AP Rocky

5:15 (BLUE) Tim Hecker

4:35 (GREEN) The Olivia Tremor Control

4:15 (BLUE) Willis Earl Beal

3:30 (RED) Lower Dens

3:20 (BLUE) Outer Minds


SATURDAY, JULY 14 – gates at 12pm

8:40 (BLUE) Grimes

8:30 (GREEN) Godspeed You! Black Emperor

7:40 (BLUE) Danny Brown

7:25 (RED) Hot Chip

6:45 (BLUE) Chromatics

6:15 (GREEN) Sleigh Bells

5:45 (BLUE) Schoolboy Q

5:15 (RED) Wild Flag

4:45 (BLUE) Nicolas Jaar

4:15 (GREEN) Flying Lotus

3:45 (BLUE) Youth Lagoon

3:20 (RED) Cults

2:50 (BLUE) Liturgy

2:30 (GREEN) Atlas Sound

1:55 (BLUE) Lotus Plaza

1:45 (RED) Cloud Nothings

1:00 (BLUE) The Atlas Moth

1:00 (GREEN) The Psychic Paramount


SUNDAY, JULY 15 – gates at 12pm

8:30 (GREEN) Vampire Weekend

7:40 (BLUE) The Field

7:25 (RED) Beach House

6:45 (BLUE) King Krule

6:15 (GREEN) AraabMuzik

5:45 (BLUE) Oneohtrix Point Never

5:15 (RED) Chavez

4:45 (BLUE) Kendrick Lamar

4:15 (GREEN) Real Estate

3:45 (BLUE) The Men

3:20 (RED) Ty Segall

2:50 (BLUE) Thee Oh Sees

2:30 (GREEN) Iceage

1:55 (BLUE) Milk Music

1:45 (RED) Unknown Mortal Orchestra

1:00 (BLUE) A Lull

1:00 (GREEN) Dirty Beaches

Seven years in, the independently run Pitchfork Music Festival has consistently proven to be one of the most welcoming, comfortable, reasonably priced and rewarding weekends of music around. In addition to its musical offerings, the fest also features a wide array of other activities, including 50 individual vendors, plus specialty fairs, all of which will be announced in the coming weeks.