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Pitchfork Music Festival Adds Acts, Awesomeness

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 5, 2010 4:20PM

2010_03_pfk_music.jpg The most notable new addition to this year's Pitchfork Music Festival, taking place July 16 - 18 in Union Park, is Canadian indie supergroup / powerhouse Broken Social Scene. The addition that excited us the most is skronk-boogiers The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (and not just because we're hoping to catch sight of his hottt wife and frequent collaborator foil Cristina Martinez in the audience). Local kids The Smith Westerns have also been added, somewhat unsurprisingly given the press they've gathered form both Pitchfork and other sites across the land in the past year. Although their furious live show will certainly meet it's match in the Springsteenian punk of Titus Andronicus, making their second-appearance / victory lap through the festival.

What we're saying is that Pitchfork has added even more acts and, as we suspected, they didn't give away all the surprises in their initial, impressive announcement ... the line-up keeps getting better and better.

The full line-up so far, by day, after the jump.

Friday, July 16
Modest Mouse
Broken Social Scene

Saturday, July 17
LCD Soundsystem
Panda Bear
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
Titus Andronicus
Bear in Heaven
Freddie Gibbs
The Smith Westerns

Sunday, July 18
St. Vincent
Lightning Bolt
Cass McCombs
Here We Go Magic
Sleigh Bells