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Picture 1PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PAVEMENT, MODEST MOUSE, LCD SOUNDSYSTEM, ST. VINCENT, RAEKWON, CASS MCCOMBS AND MORE TO PERFORM AT 2010 FESTIVAL! TICKETS ON SALE TODAY! As previously reported, the 2010 Pitchfork Music Festival will be held at Chicago’s Union Park (map) on July 16 – 18. We are pleased to announce the first batch of bands slated to perform, as well as proclaim that tickets are on sale today at 12 PM CST! This year’s festival welcomes the highly anticipated return of legendary band Pavement as they make one of their first appearances since reuniting! Pavement will perform on Sunday night. Friday features indie-rock, chart-topping mainstays Modest Mouse, while Saturday and Sunday sees performances by LCD Soundsystem, Raekwon, Here We Go Magic, St. Vincent, Lightning Bolt, Cass McCombs and Sleigh Bells. Stay tuned, as more bands will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets are on sale today at 12 PM CST at www.pitchforkmusicfestival.com. Single-day tickets can be purchased for $40 and three-day passes for $90. This year, Friday will feature more bands, providing festival-goers with a longer day of music. There will be no two-day passes for sale. Purchase your tickets early, as three-day passes are sure to sell out quickly! The 2010 Pitchfork Festival Lineup so far: Friday Modest Mouse Saturday LCD Soundsystem Raekwon Sunday Pavement St. Vincent Lightning Bolt Cass McCombs Here We Go Magic Sleigh Bells About the Pitchfork Music Festival: The Pitchfork Music Festival celebrates its fifth anniversary this year at Union Park in Chicago. The three-day event will once again showcase a variety of cutting-edge, global performers on three stages in one of the most comfortable and positive festival environments in the country, all brought to fans at a fraction of the price of any other nationally renowned music festival. In previous years, the Pitchfork Music Festival has provided a diverse audience the opportunity to see performances by some of the world’s most innovative and flourishing young acts, often acting as a barometer for what will be popular in the coming years, while also presenting a wide range of internationally renowned and beloved acts. An independently run, consistently sold-out event, the Pitchfork Music Festival attracts 50,000 fans of all ages from 45 states and 11 countries. In addition to presenting an outstanding musical line-up at a reasonable price, the festival also offers a vast array of other activities for attendees to enjoy. With 50 individual vendors, as well as specialty fairs, the fest not only supports local businesses and the local economy, but also promotes the Chicago arts community as a whole.

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