5 Under-the-Radar Summer Music Festivals

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5 Under-the-Radar Summer Music Festivals

Are massive, mainstream music fests not really your thing? Then check out these lower-key alternatives from across the country, which offer solid lineups on a much smaller scale.

July 19-21 in Chicago

Pitchfork, the popular online pub devoted to music criticism, will bring a mix of notable headliners and up-and-coming indie acts to Chicago’s Union Park for the eighth year running. Who needs to scrounge for second-hand Lollapalooza tickets when you have hot, new acts to discover here?

Lineup Highlights: Andy Stott, Björk, Belle & Sebastian, El-P, R. Kelly, Sky Ferreira.

Tickets available at PitchforkMusicFestival.com.

Photo Credit: Rebecca Smeyne

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