Solange, LCD Soundsystem, and Tribe Called Quest to headline Pitchfork Music Fest

Today, in a Facebook Live stream, the Pitchfork Music Festival announced its 2017 lineup. It was done in a way designed to test the viewers’ patience, as Chicago-based artist Shelby Rodeffer started painting names on a wall before finally posting the festival’s name after 45 minutes. That said, before Rodeffer could…

The 2016 Pitchfork Music Festival in photos

The Pitchfork Music Festival has been holding court in Chicago’s Union Park for a decade now, and the 2016 edition saw the fest’s eclectic tastes on full display. The A.V. Club was there once again but, this time around, we opted to do something a little different. This year we filmed videos with many of the weekend’s…

Experience music festivals past and present with the Festival Playlister

Were you at the first Coachella in 1999? Good for you. You probably love to remind people how much better the festival was back then, before it got too big, before it got two weekends, before before before. You might be right, but at least now anyone can relive the music of Coachella 1999 via the Festival Playlister.…