Last weekend we jetted off to Chicago to hit up the always sweet Pitchfork Festival. We already shared our photo recap of the festival weekend, covering all the dope acts we caught, and now we’re stoked to share our collection of Polaroid portraits, snapped between sets and drinks in the VIP. Check out our shots below to see who we ran into over the weekend.
It’s always dope running into Tom Krell AKA How To Dress Well.
Not smiling is not cool anymore. Being happy is #goalsAF.
James of The Rage, who played a rad set & premiered his new documentary.Comedian, Broad City bro & overall music fan Hannibal Buress.
Ran into him during Digable Planets, which makes sense cus Digable Planets rule.
Here’s filmmaker Ryan Ferguson. Check out his sweet documentary Hannibal Takes Edinburgh (featuring the aforementioned Hannibal Buress) now on Netflix if you like things that are funny, real & good.Just a couple of Twin Peaks having fun & being mysterious.Julian Ehrlich of Whitney, wandering around the fest.Danced with Shamir during Blood Orange.BJ the Chicago Kid held it down.Shout outs to these chill three stylish friends just hanging out.
Twitter dude @YungCostanza & PR pro Patrick, enjoying a moment of chill.Porches member and general cool girl Maya chillin backstage in the sun.Toronto GOAT and true blue talent Maylee Todd.So many hip kids.Local Chicago girl Melanie was radiating good energy.
Gave NAO a sunflower cus we loved her set so much.Alex from Holy Ghost! says hi.
Charlotte is Pitchfork’s social media queen & her adorable dog’s name is Benjals.
They are both the best.Ryan Schreiber. Pitchfork Founder + Editor-in-Chief. THE dude.Gabriel taking a thirst break. Hydration is key.Alan Palomo of Neon Indian said he felt the good vibes.Caught-up with Aaron Maine of Porches & talked about cute puppies.
Check out our interview with him from earlier this year.Whitney dudes Max Kakacek and Julian Ehrlich.
Note the matching outfits.Indie-jangle boys Hoops hanging in the green room of the Empty Bottle.
Until next year Pitchfork!
All photos by Kate Killet