Pitchfork Music Festival Gets the Smile, Bon Iver, Alvvays for 2023 Edition

Kelela, Big Thief, Panda Bear & Sonic Boom, JPEGMAFIA, Illuminati Hotties and more will also perform

BY Allie GregoryPublished Mar 20, 2023

Pitchfork Music Festival has announced its 2023 lineup, taking place from July 21 to 23 at Chicago's Union Park.

The three-day event will see performances from the likes of the Smile, Alvvays, Perfume Genius, Leikeli47, Nation of Language, Roc Marciano & the Alchemist, Youth Lagoon, Ric Wilson, Grace Ives, JlinAxel Boman, Mavi, Sen Morimoto, Contour, Big Thief, Weyes Blood, King Krule, Snail Mail, Panda Bear & Sonic Boom, Julia Jacklin, Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupul, Vagabon, MJ Lenderman, Yaya Bey, Black Belt Eagle Scout, 700 Bliss, Palm, Deeper, Bon Iver, Kelela, Koffee, Killer MikeJPEGMAFIA, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Mdou Moctar, Illuminati Hotties, Jockstrap, Soul Glo, Florist, Lucrecia Dalt, Rachika Nayar and Ariel Zetina.

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"We're excited to be back at Union Park with a lineup of artists responsible for some of the very best music of the past year — Alvvays, Kelela, Yaya Bey, Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupil, Grace Ives, 700 Bliss, and more — alongside a few special moments with indie icons," said Pitchfork editor-in-chief Puja Patel.

"For one, this year will mark the very first time that Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood (as the Smile) will perform at the Chicago festival," Patel added, "alongside Pitchfork favourite Bon Iver. And Big Thief will complete their tour of the fest's stages over the years with a headlining set, their first at a festival this size."

Check out this year's festival announcement and day schedule below.

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