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Pitchfork Music Festival announces 2022 Lineup and Dates

Pitchfork is thrilled to announce the 2022 edition of the Pitchfork Music Festival, taking place Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17 at Chicago’s Union Park.

Ghanaian singer Amaarae performs at Pitchfork Music Festival 2021 at Chicago’s Union Park,  Photo / Roman Sobus, File

The 16th iteration of the fest will be headlined by The National, Mitski, and The Roots and will feature performances by Spiritualized, Japanese Breakfast, Toro y Moi, Parquet Courts, Lucy Dacus, Earl Sweatshirt, Tierra Whack, Low, Noname, Amber Mark, Magdalena Bay, BADBADNOTGOOD, Dawn Richard, Dry Cleaning, Cate Le Bon, and many more.

“This year’s lineup is a celebration of the rising indie class, and those who continue to pave the way for innovation,” said Puja Patel, editor in chief of Pitchfork. “Our goal was to highlight a diverse group of artists who are taking their musical genres to new heights, and I’m proud of how it’s come together.”

The festival hosts 60,000 attendees and vendors, including specialty record and craft fairs.

Tickets go on sale Friday March 11th at 10 a.m. Central. Three-day passes are $200 and single-day passes are $99. The Pitchfork PLUS upgrade, including a range of exclusive amenities, is $399 for a three-day pass and $199 for a single-day pass. More details can be found here.

The Pitchfork Music Festival will adhere to the city of Chicago’s COVID-19 protocol. and will remain in close contact with city and state officials as regulations evolve. Festival attendees will be updated on COVID-19 protocol via email, and can find the latest safety guidelines on Pitchfork Music Festival’s FAQ page, and by following @PitchforkFest on Instagram and Twitter.

For the latest information and updates, visit or, and follow the fest at @PitchforkFest on Instagram and Twitter.

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