WINDY CITY TIMES
||COVID-19 Pitchfork Music Festival cancelled
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This year's Pitchfork Music Festival has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pitchfork was slated to be held in Chicago's Union Park on July 17-19.
A note on the event's website reads, "We're heartbroken to announce the cancelation of Pitchfork Music Festival 2020, due to Covid-19. Ticket holders will be contacted directly via email with full refund options; thank you in advance for your patience and understanding as we work through all of this.
"It can be pretty daunting to think about the future of live music right now, but know that we are fully committed to bringing Pitchfork Music Festival back in 2021, if the public health situation allows for it. In the meantime, we urge everyone to follow local health department guidelines. We are in this together, and if we all do our part, we'll celebrate next year in person.
"In the meantime, we have plans for more livestreams, and more ways to use the full weight of Pitchfork to support musicians and the community around our festival. We're not going anywherestay tuned, stay positive, and see you soon."
The fate of music event Lollapalooza, scheduled to take place July 30-Aug. 2 in Grant Park, is unknown.
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