Summer Guide: Music festivals 

The sounds of summer, amplified

Pitchfork 2011

Pitchfork 2011

Matt Janicki

Maypole Folk Festival: Black Bear Combo, Moon Bros., Devil in a Woodpile, Golden Horse Ranch Band, Glass Mountain, Golosa Russian Choir, Bones Jugs, Cielito Lindo, T-Claw Calling 

Moonrunners Music Festival with Urban Pioneers, Legendary Shack Shakers, Escape From the Zoo, and Shooter Jennings 

Ragnarokkr Metal Apocalypse with Praying Mantis, Ross the Boss, Brocas Helm, Battleaxe, and more 

Legions of Metal Fest with Ross the Boss, Armored Saint, Avalon Steel, Battleaxe, Brimstone Coven, Brocas Helm, Carriage, and more 

Do Division Street Fest with Shannon & the Clams, Ponys, Adult., Black Marble, and more 

Chicago Blues Festival with Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues, Rhymefest, William Bell, Gary Clark Jr., and more 

Spring Awakening Music Festival with Diplo, Die Antwoord, Afrojack, Alesso, Galantis, and more 

Green Music Fest with JD McPherson, July Talk, Lucero, and more 

Taste of Randolph Street with Dawes, Eden, Emancipator Ensemble, Here Come the Mummies, and more 

Windy City Lakeshake with Thomas Rhett, Big & Rich, Randy Houser, Lauren Alaina, Mo Pitney, High Valley, Miranda Lambert, and more 

Mamby on the Beach ith MGMT, Walk the Moon, Local Natives, Flying Lotus, Misterwives, and more 

Chicago Open Air with Kiss, Korn, Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Slayer, and more 

Windy City Smokeout with Jake Owen, Kip Moore, Lee Brice, Randy Rogers Band, and more 

Pitchfork Music Festival with LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest, Solange, and more 

Warped Tour with Attila, CKY, Futuristic, Hawthorne Heights, I Prevail, and more 

Lollapalooza with Muse, Lorde, Killers, Chance the Rapper, Arcade Fire, and more 

North Coast Music Festival with Deadmau5 & Eric Prydz, Gucci Mane, Damian Marley, Ween, and more 

Cold Waves VI with Front 242, KMFDM, Stabbing Westward, Cold Cave, OHGR, and more 

Progtoberfest III with Martin Barre, Alphonso Johnson Band, Tangent, Karmakanic, Bruce Soord, and more 

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