Fleet Foxes, Lauryn Hill, Japanese Breakfast, Noname, others added to Pitchfork fest

Pitchfork announced its additional two headliners, Fleet Foxes and Lauryn Hill, to the Chicago fest lineup this July. Those two acts join Tame Impala for the top billing of the three-day festival in Union Park July 20-22.

Some additional supporting acts were also announced today, including ATYP house favorites Japanese Breakfast and Noname.

Check out the full lineup here.

Here’s Diving Woman from Japanese Breakfast:

And here’s Diddy Bop from Noname:

Nada Surf raises charity money, tours anniversary album

Nada Surf is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its album, Let Go with some live performances, including a stop in Chicago.

The power pop band just released a curated covers album Standing at the Gates: The Songs of Nada Surf’s Let Go with some appearances by Aimee Mann, Charlie Bliss, William Tyler, Rogue Wave and others. The new release is said to raise money for charity with at least part of the proceeds headed to ACLU, according to the band’s website.

The band also plays a show Tuesday at Chicago’s Metro, to mark the anniversary of Let Go.

Big Thief, War on Drugs, Courtney Barnett added to Pitchfork lineup

Pitchfork announced another round of bands playing its annual summer festival in Chicago.

Big Thief, War on Drugs and Courtney Barnett are among the highlights. The fest is in Union Park July 20-22.

See the full list here.

Only one headliner, Tame Impala, has been announced so far.

In a Tweet, Pitchfork said the remaining headliners will be announced next week.

News of the week: Pitchfork dribbles out lineup

This year’s Pitchfork festival lineup is being released in three separate announcements.

So it’s still a bit of a wait and see.

This week, the Chicago festival, in its 13th year, revealed 14 of the bands playing this summer, including Tame Impala on the first night. That appears to be the only headliner announced so far.

The festival will be held July 20-22 in Chicago’s Union Park.

Some of the other highlights: (Sandy) Alex G, Japandroids, Melkbelly, Kelly Lee Owens and Julien Baker.

See the full (partial) schedule here.

Here’s Jeff Rosenstock playing an early set at last year’s fest.

And here’s Priests, which played a great show last year.