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Pitchfork Festival adds Yeasayer, Blitzen Trapper, and More

Pitchfork Festival adds Yeasayer, Blitzen Trapper, and More

Your huddled indie-rock masses yearning to be psyched just got a few more reasons to smile, with the announcement of some impressive additions to the already pretty awesome lineup for this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, which takes place July 17-19 in Chicago's Union Park. Yeasayer and Blitzen Trapper are the biggest names among the latest batch of bands whose names have been appended to the list, but also coming on board will be Mew, Japandroids, and Plants and Animals.

 

So, in case you're the fussy type, and you're not sufficiently satisfied by a weekend that already includes Tortoise, Yo La Tengo, Built to Spill, and Jesus Lizard performing all-request sets, as well as appearances by  The National, Wavves, Flaming Lips, Grizzly Bear, Vivian Girls, M83, and many more -- well, now you've just got no excuse for sleeping on this one.

 

Full line-up (so far):

 

Friday - "Write the Night: Set Lists by Request"
Built to Spill
The Jesus Lizard
Yo La Tengo
Tortoise

Saturday
The National
Yeasayer*
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Fucked Up
Plants and Animals*
Matt and Kim
Wavves
Charles Hamilton
The Duchess and The Duke
Disappears*

Sunday
The Flaming Lips
Grizzly Bear
M83
The Walkmen
Pharoahe Monch
Blitzen Trapper*
Black Lips
The Very Best
Mew*
Vivian Girls
Japandroids*
Women*

* Just added

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