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Pitchfork Expands Fest Line-up

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 28, 2008 3:00PM

2008_03_pitchfork.jpgPitchfork announced another batch of acts appearing at its festival in Union Park this summer from July 18 - 20. The biggest hoopla surrounds the news that Mission Of Burma will be performing it's legendary Vs. album in it's entirety on Friday's bill. Other big names include Dinosaur Jr, Jarvis Cocker, and the team-up of Ghostface & Raekwon.

Other support includes groups as varied in style as the shiny popsters Apples In Stereo, to the brutal Jay Reatard. It was also announced today that the fest is teaming up with Seattle's KEXP, broadcasting in-the-studio performances before the fest, and broadcasting some of the acts live from union Park during the fest.

A full list of performers announced so far after the jump, and we have to say that this line-up is shaping up very nicely. Getcher tickets now.

Public Enemy performing It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
Mission of Burma performing Vs.

Animal Collective
Jarvis Cocker
Vampire Weekend
Dizzee Rascal
Fleet Foxes
No Age
Jay Reatard
King Khan & His Shrines
Atlas Sound
The Ruby Sun
A Hawk and a Hacksaw
Occidental Brothers Dance Band International
Animal Collective

Dinosaur Jr.
M. Ward
Ghostface and Raekwon
The Apples in Stereo
Dirty Projectors
Cut Copy
Extra Golden
El Guincho
Fuck Buttons