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Pitchfork Music Festival

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Editorial Review of Pitchfork Music Festival

Pavement
photo: Marcus Roth

Date: July 16-18, 2010

Cost: $40 for single-day tickets; three-day passes sold out (buy tickets here)

Organizer: Pitchfork

Cost:$35 per day

What to expect: Two stages of top-notch independent music, plus the usual festival fare of beers and greasy food, in Chicago's lovely Union Park (check out nearby restaurants and bars).

Why to go: Acts include Pavement, Modest Mouse, LCD Soundsystem, Broken Social Scene, St. Vincent, El-P, Panda Bear, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Raekwon, Girls and more.

The full schedule, so far:

Friday
Modest Mouse
Broken Social Scene
Robyn
Liars
El-P

The Tallest Man on Earth
Sharon Van Etten

Saturday
LCD Soundsystem
Panda Bear
Wolf Parade
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Raekwon
Titus Andronicus
WHY?
Delorean
Real Estate
Free Energy
Bear In Heaven
Freddie Gibbs
Dam-Funk
Kurt Vile
Sonny & the Sunsets
Netherfriends
The Smith Westerns

Sunday
Pavement
St. Vincent
Big Boi
Lightning Bolt
Beach House
Girls
Cass McCombs
Here We Go Magic
Sleigh Bells
Neon Indian
Surfer Blood
Local Natives
Best Coast
Cave
Alla

Centerstage Reviewer: Ben Rubenstein

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Hours

5-10 p.m. Friday; noon-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday

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