Pitchfork and the Art Institute Announce New Midwinter Festival
This February, a miniature version of Pitchfork Music Festival is coming to the Art Institute. A new 3-day festival called Midwinter will be taking place at the Art Institute of Chicago from February 15-17, featuring 30+ live acts including Deerhunter, Joey Purp, Zola Jesus, Slowdive, Kasami Washington, Panda Bear, Tortoise, Mount Eerie, Oneohtrix Point Never, Perfume Genius, Haley Fohr, Weyes Blood, Hiss Golden Messenger, Grouper, and Mykki Blanco. Performances will be held amongst the museum’s collection at venues through the space, with select performances including original music inspired by museum art. The event will also include soundscape compositions, a pre-event dinner and a live broadcast from Pitchfork Radio. Tickets are now available for $50 and up.