Chicago Waiting

Held every July by Pitchfork, one of the world’s top music blogs, the Pitchfork Festival is coming to followers again this year at Chicago, July 19 to 21.

Held since 2006, the festival welcomes some 50,000 visitors every year at Chicago Union Park. The 3-day festival, in which people from 26 countries and 45 states take part, showcases up-and-coming young artists as well. Pitchfork Music Festival, where many musicians have given their first major performance, brings audiences more than forty bands each year. Besides big names like Björk and MIA, this year’s program also features newly emerging bands like Wire, Blood Orange and Merchandise. For more information about the festival and its program: www.pitchforkmusicfestival.com.