One of the best and cheapest festivals in the U.S. recently announced it's initial lineup, and it's absolutely killer. This year, the Pitchfork Music Festival, held in Chicago on July 13 - 15, will feature Vampire Weekend, Feist, The Field, AraabMUZIK, Grimes and several more. In addition, according to a release, 30 acts are still yet to be announced. Tickets for this can't-miss festival go on sale March 9.

One of the best and cheapest festivals in the U.S. recently announced it's initial lineup, and it's absolutely killer. This year, the Pitchfork Music Festival, held in Chicago on July 13 - 15, will feature Vampire Weekend, Feist, The Field, AraabMUZIK, Grimes and several more. In addition, according to a release, 30 acts are still yet to be announced. Tickets for this can't-miss festival go on sale March 9.


From the release:


A tremendously focused and thoughtfully curated event, the Pitchfork Music Festival has historically introduced emerging bands while also honoring a great number of already beloved and internationally renowned acts. This year continues with that high standard and welcomes Vampire Weekend, Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Hot Chip, AraabMUZIK, A$AP Rocky, The Field, Liturgy, Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, Cloud Nothings, Tim Hecker, andWillis Earl Beal! But this is only the beginning! There are more than 30 acts to still be announced.


Additionally, we are excited to announce that the Pitchfork Music Festival will not be raising ticket prices in 2012! Our goal has always been to create an affordable atmosphere with music at its focus, and do so in a way that is sustainable and exciting. So why raise ticket prices if you don’t need to, right? Tickets for the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival go on sale Friday, March 9 at 12 PM CST, with single-day tickets for $45 and a limited number of three-day passes for $110! Based on years past, three-day passes will sell out very quickly. Tickets will be available on the festival website, http://www.pitchforkmusicfestival.com.