March 6, 2009 19:51

Yo La Tengo, Built To Spill for Pitchfork Festival

Fans can vote on which songs bands play

Yo La Tengo, Built To Spill for Pitchfork Festival
Yo La Tengo, Built To Spill, Tortoise and The National are among the bands performing at this year's for Pitchfork Music Festival.

Also on the bill for this year's event, which will take place in Chicago's Union Park July 17-19, are The Walkmen, Grizzly Bear and Vivian Girls.

This year, fans will have the chance to help select the setlists of the bands that perform on Friday night. When purchasing tickets, people will receive a confirmation email that will include a link to a web page where they can vote on which of each band’s songs they’d like to hear during their set. Voting is set to begin on March 13, the same day tickets go on sale.

The lineup to date is:

Friday July 17:
Built to Spill
The Jesus Lizard
Yo La Tengo
Tortoise


Saturday July 18:
The National
Pharoahe Monch
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart


Sunday July 19:
Grizzly Bear
The Walkmen
Vivian Girls


Additional bands are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

--By our Los Angeles staff.
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