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    Tue, 11 Mar 2008 09:47:13

    Pitchfork Festival Announces Initial Lineup - Three days of fun and sun in the Windy City

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    Tickets for this summer's Pitchfork Festival go on sale tomorrow at noon CDT through www.ticketweb.com . And what do you get for $65 this year? Why, another three-day extravaganza of too-cool-for-school music co-promoted by All Tomorrow's Parties, including sets from Animal Collective, !!!, Vampire Weekend, No Age, Spiritualized, Boris, M. Ward, and Dizzee Rascal.

    ATP's involvement also means more "Don't Look Back" performances of classic albums in their entirety. So far, Public Enemy is confirmed for an intro-to-out rendition of It Take a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, with numerous other lineup announcements expected in the coming weeks.

    The lineup thus far:

    Friday, July 18:

    • Public Enemy performing It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
    Saturday, July 19:
    • Animal Collective
    • !!!
    • Vampire Weekend
    • Dizzee Rascal
    • No Age
    • Atlas Sound
    • Fleet Foxes
    Sunday, July 20:
    • Spiritualized
    • M. Ward
    • Boris
    • Extra Golden
    • El Guincho
    Some more details: Chicago's Union Park is hosting the Pitchfork event the weekend of Friday, July 18. While day passes are available for $30 each, Saturday and Sunday can also be had for $50.

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff

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