Pitchfork is excited to announce the initial lineups for this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival Berlin and Pitchfork Music Festival Paris. Berlin will take place November 1-5, while the Paris iteration will go down November 6-12. Both festivals will be presented in a multi-venue format, spanning a variety of iconic music clubs in each city.
Entering its second year, Pitchfork Music Festival Berlin will feature Armand Hammer, Dudu Tassa & Jonny Greenwood, Fazerdaze, Flavien Berger, Ghostly Kisses, Hagop Tchaparian, Mandy, Indiana, Mavi, MIKE, MorMor, Mykki Blanco, Nabihah Iqbal, Porridge Radio, Sweeping Promises, Water From Your Eyes, Weval, and Youth Lagoon. Events will take place at venues including Zenner, Betonhalle at silent green, Kulturquartier, Astra Kulturhaus, and Festsaal Kreuzberg, with more artists to be announced soon.
Now in its 12th year, Pitchfork Music Festival Paris unveils the initial lineup of artists joining previously announced headliner Weyes Blood. The lineup includes Been Stellar, Crumb, Dream Wife, Helado Negro, Ichiko Aoba, Ivorian Doll, Mavi, Namasenda, pablopablo, Pillow Queens, and Youth Lagoon, with more to be announced. As in years past, the festival will take place in several venues across the city, including Eglise Saint-Eustache, Trabendo, Petit Bain, La Place, La Salle Pleyel, and more.
Additionally, Pitchfork is excited to announce the return of Pitchfork Avant-Garde programming during the Paris festival to present independent newcomers. Performers include Anjimile, Bar Italia, Bingo Fury, eee gee, Eli Smart, Fat Dog, Girl and Girl, Gurriers, JAWNY, Kara Jackson, Khakikid, kid apollo, Lana Lubany, Lip Critic, MAFRO, Medium Build, Memphis LK, Mercury, Militarie Gun, POiSON ANNA, Ray Laurél, Richy Mitch & The Coal Miners, Skinny Pelembe, Sofia Kourtesis, Sophie May, University, venbee, and Water From Your Eyes. The Pitchfork Avant-Garde performances will take place in the Bastille district at venues including Badaboum, PopUp!, Café de la Danse, Supersonic, Supersonic Records, Les Disquaires, and the Atelier Basfroi.
Tickets for the Berlin and Paris festivals will be available for presale on Friday, May 12, at 11:00 a.m. CET via Pitchforkmusicfestival.de and Pitchforkmusicfestival.fr, respectively. For the latest updates, including further lineup announcements and additional programming, follow @pitchforkparis, @pitchforkberlin, and @pitchfork on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.