Pitchfork Music Festival is one of Chicago’s best music festivals that the city has to offer. The three day event features musicians with genres from alternative rock to hip hop to jazz and beyond. Check out our list of what to pack, places to explore and who to listen to while in the windy city.
Girls: Keep your festival #AEOStyle city sleek with neutral tones. Add a pop of color to incorporate some extra energy into your outfit.
Shop the look:
Embroidered Zipper Bag
Don’t Ask Why Strappy Tank
Khaki Boy Bermuda (Similar)
DV by Dolce Vita Clark Bootie
Heart Pendant Necklace
Guys: Keep your style comfortable and cool for long days at the festival grounds. Tie a button down around your waist for added warmth when the sun goes down. Don’t forget to pack comfortable
walking dancing shoes and a duffel bag to carry your festival essentials.
Shop the look:
Canvas Duffel Bag
Legend Crew T-Shirt
Plaid Button Down Shirt
10″ Classic Length Short
Homeslice: Wheel House: Pizza, a French Bulldog named Gary, and a fantastic atmosphere to boot. This place rocks.
Home Slice Wheel House (and Gary the French Bulldog). Photo Credit: @Addie_Perkins
Old Crow Smokehouse: This country themed bar serves up a mean moonshine with muddled blackberries, lemon sour and topped with a mint sprig. Yeehaw!
Waffles Cafe: bWonuts…a hybrid between a waffle and a doughnut. Need we say more?
Bobtail Ice Cream: Homemade creamy goodness with flavors like Cubby Crunch, Peanut Butter Cup and Signature Sunset.
John Hancock Observatory: The best view in town. Treck 1,000 feet above Lake Michigan to enjoy breathtaking views of the city.
Beach Volleyball: Bump, set and spike on the shores of Lake Michigan.
Wrigley Field: Crack open a box of Cracker Jacks, root for the Cubs and celebrate the parks 100th birthday.
Lincoln Park Zoo: Enjoy free admission and views of lions, tigers and bears…oh my!
Beck: This LA born musician is well known for his unique sound which incorporates genres like funk, soul, alternative rock, jazz and psychedelia…to name a few. We love, Loser and Blue Moon.
Grimes: This Canadian beauty spits out a synth pop sound so alluring, it will keep you wanting more. We love: Genesis and Go. Ft Blood Diamonds.
Real Estate: This all-american band from New Jersey delivers beachy vibes that meet a hazy indie rock sound. We love: Talking Backwards and Past Lives.
Tune-Yards: Known for her entertaining stage presence, we can’t get enough of this energetic, world beat, indie pop gal. We love: Water fountain and Wait for a Minute.