Pitchfork fest headliners: LCD Soundsystem, Tribe Called Quest, Solange

LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest and Solange will headline the Pitchfork Music Festival this summer in Union Park.LCD Soundsytem, which is working on its first studio album since 2010, will kick off Pitchfork on July 14, the festival announced Monday....

Pitchfork fest headliners: LCD Soundsystem, Tribe Called Quest, Solange

LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest and Solange will headline the Pitchfork Music Festival this summer in Union Park.

LCD Soundsytem, which is working on its first studio album since 2010, will kick off Pitchfork on July 14, the festival announced Monday. The electro-rock band played a headlining gig last summer at Lollapalooza after announcing its reunion after a five-year hiatus.

Another recently reunited group, A Tribe Called Quest, is coming off its acclaimed comeback album, “We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service,” its first in 18 years. The hip-hop innovators will headline July 15.

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Solange found herself alongside her sister Beyonce on numerous year-end best-of lists with the 2016 album, “A Seat at the Table.” The artist will close Pitchfork on July 16. Saint Heron, Solange’s label and arts platform, also will team with the festival to present art installations, films, artist talks and jazz jam sessions at various city locations July 13-16.

More than 40 bands rocked Union Park in Chicago for the 2016 Pitchfork Music Festival.

The rest of the three-day festival lineup, which in the past has spread 40 artists across three stages, will be announced over the next six weeks.

Tickets ($75 a day, $175 for a three-day pass) are on sale at pitchforkmusicfestival.com.

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