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Pitchfork Tickets On Sale Today

By Marcus Gilmer in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 13, 2009 4:00PM

With just the tip of the lineup iceberg announced, we're already pretty pumped for this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. Rest assured we'll be sweating it out this year at Union Park (July 17th through the 19th) just like we do every year. Lucky for us, this Friday the 13th brings us the start of ticket sales for the fest. And while Lolla's allotment of $60 tix sold out lickety-split, Pitchfork's tickets are always on the cheap anyway, making it a solid deal.

2009_03_13_pfork.jpg The entire weekend will cost you just $75, a Saturday/Sunday pass will cost $60, and single day tickets run $35 per day. Not bad at all. Tickets go on sale via Ticketweb at 12 p.m. today. In case you missed it, here's the lineup thus far, with more to be announced soon.

  • Friday - Write the Night: Setlists by Request featuring Tortoise, Yo La Tengo, Built to Spill, and The Jesus Lizard
  • Saturday - The National, Pharoahe Monch, The Pains of Being Pure At Heart
  • Sunday - Grizzly Bear, The Walkmen, Vivian Girls

Update: In case you're itching for more fest talk, Pitchfork's Chris Kaskie will be on the Podcast this Monday to discuss the fest.