Pitchfork Music Festival 2023

This year’s Pitchfork Music Festival will take place July 21-23, 2023 at the Festival Grounds of Union Park in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. Whether you’re a Chicagoland native or planning a visit from afar, there’s no better way to enjoy summer in the Windy City!

Union Park is at 1501 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60607. The main gates—one at Ashland Ave south of Lake Street, and the other at the intersection of Washington Blvd and Ogden Ave—open each day at 12:00 pm. We’ve covered what you need to know about the Pitchfork Music Festival lineup, ticket options, hotels, and more below.

2023 Pitchfork Music Festival Lineup & Schedule

The 3-day Pitchfork fest schedule includes nine solid hours of music on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. You can purchase single-day general admission tickets if all your favorite acts are playing on the same day, or opt for 3-day admission for the full festival experience. See the Pitchfork Music Festival lineup and times here:

Friday, July 21

  • The Smile – 8:30-9:50pm
  • Alvvays – 7:25-8:25pm
  • Perfume Genius – 6:15-7:15pm
  • Leikeli47 – 7:45-8:30pm
  • Nation Of Language – 5:15-6:10pm
  • Youth Lagoon – 4:15-5:10pm
  • Ric Wilson – 6:30-7:15pm
  • Grace Ives – 3:20-4:10pm
  • Jlin – 5:15-6:00pm
  • Axel Boman – 4:00-4:45pm
  • Mavi – 2:45-3:30pm
  • Sen Morimoto – 2:30-3:15pm
  • Contour – 1:45-2:25pm
  • Nourished By Time – 1:00-1:40pm

Saturday, July 22

  • Big Thief – 8:30-9:50pm
  • Weyes Blood – 7:25-8:25pm
  • King Krule – 6:15-7:15pm
  • Snail Mail – 5:15-6:10pm
  • Panda Bear & Sonic Boom – 4:15-5:10pm
  • Julia Jacklin – 5:15-6:00pm
  • Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupul – 7:45-8:30pm
  • Vagabon – 4:00-4:45pm
  • Mj Lenderman – 3:20-4:10pm
  • Yaya Bey – 6:30-7:15pm
  • Black Belt Eagle Scout – 2:45-3:30pm
  • 700 Bliss – 2:30-3:15pm
  • Palm – 1:45-2:25pm
  • Deeper – 1:00-1:40pm

Sunday, July 23

  • Bon Iver – 8:30-9:50pm
  • Kelela – 7:25-8:25pm
  • Koffee – 6:15-7:15pm
  • Killer Mike – 5:15-6:10pm
  • Jpegmafia – 4:15-5:10pm
  • Hurray For The Riff Raff – 6:30-7:15pm
  • Mdou Moctar – 7:45-8:30pm
  • Illuminati Hotties – 5:15-6:00pm
  • Jockstrap – 3:20-4:10pm
  • Soul Glo – 4:00-4:45pm
  • Florist – 2:45-3:30pm
  • Lucrecia Dalt – 2:30-3:15pm
  • Rachika Nayar – 1:45-2:25pm
  • Ariel Zetina – 1:00-1:40pm

Pitchfork Music Festival Lodging Options & Things to Do Nearby

Various hotel packages that dovetail with the Pitchfork fest schedule are available, but you can also book your own room at nearby hotels like the Nobu Hotel and the Hampton Inn Downtown Chicago West Loop.

For more affordable accommodations further from Union Park, check out the Hotel Chicago West Loop and the Parthenon Guest House & Hostel. You may also be able to find rooms or spaces to rent through Airbnb.

While you’re here in Chicago, why not enjoy some of the city’s finest sights and peak experiences? Make the most of the July weather at one of Chicago’s sandy beaches, dive into the past with a historic architecture tour, shop the Mag Mile, or head to the 103rd floor of Chicago’s tallest skyscraper, Willis Tower!

Plan Your Chicago Visit Today

No matter what you’re hoping to do with your time in Chicago, let us help you plan the perfect trip. Learn more about private events at Skydeck Chicago, great food near the Loop, and Chicago neighborhoods. Feel free to ask us anything about the Pitchfork Music Festival and other nearby events.