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    Mon, 21 Jun 2010 19:34:11

    Pitchfork Music Festival adds Comedy Lineup - Hannibal Burress and Eugene Mirman are confirmed to deliver laughs

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    According to a recent press release, the 2010 P4K festival’s lineup continues to grow, but not with any more musical acts. Taking a page from large-scale fests like Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, Pitchfork is adding 4 absolutely incredible comedians to their already stellar opening day.

    Confirmed are Hannibal Burress (SNL), Wyatt Cenac (The Daily Show with John Stewart), Michael Showalter (Stella, Wet Hot American Summer, The Michael Showalter Showalter), and Eugene Mirman (Flight of the Conchords).

    The only problem I see is that Michael Showalter’s set conflicts with Broken Social Scene’s. These are both must-see acts, so choosing between the two will be quite difficult. You may just have to split your time between the stages.

    Pitchfork 2010 Festival will be held July 16-18 in Chicago’s Union Park. There are still a few tickets left for Friday, so go buy a ticket to experience Pitchfork’s first ever comedy stage!

    For the entire festival lineup, including times, see below:

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2010 Schedule

    FRIDAY, JULY 16

    8:30 (A) Modest Mouse
    8:00 (B) Eugene Mirman
    7:20 (C) Broken Social Scene
    7:15 (B) Michael Showalter
    6:30 (B) Wyatt Cenac
    6:25 (A) Robyn
    5:45 (B) Hannibal Burress
    5:30 (C) Liars
    4:35 (A) El-P
    4:00 (C) Tallest Man On Earth
    3:30 (A) Sharon Van Etten

    SATURDAY, JULY 17

    8:30 (A) LCD Soundsystem
    7:40 (B) Freddie Gibbs
    7:25 (C) Panda Bear
    6:45 (B) Bear In Heaven
    6:15 (A) Wolf Parade
    5:45 (B) WHY?
    5:15 (C) Blues Explosion
    4:45 (B) The Smith Westerns
    4:15 (A) Raekwon
    3:45 (B) Dâm-Funk
    3:20 (C) Titus Andronicus
    2:50 (B) Kurt Vile
    2:30 (A) Delorean
    1:55 (B) Sonny & The Sunsets
    1:45 (C) Real Estate
    1:00 (A) Free Energy
    1:00 (B) Netherfriends
    SUNDAY, JULY 18

    8:30 (A) Pavement
    7:40 (B) Sleigh Bells
    7:25 (C) Big Boi
    6:45 (B) Neon Indian
    6:15 (A) Major Lazer
    5:45 (B) Cass McCombs
    5:15 (C) St. Vincent
    4:45 (B) Surfer Blood
    4:15 (A) Lightning Bolt
    3:45 (B) Local Natives
    3:20 (C) Beach House
    2:50 (B) Washed Out
    2:30 (A) Girls
    1:55 (B) Best Coast
    1:45 (C) Here We Go Magic
    1:00 (B) Cave
    1:00 (A) Allá

    A=Aluminum Stage, B=Balance Stage, C=Connector Stage

    –Alexandra Davis
    06.21.10



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