Pitchfork Festival 2012

More than 40 independent bands rock out Union Park.

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The Pitchfork Music Festival rocked out Union Park over the weekend, presenting more than 40 independent bands on three stages. A rainy Saturday wasn't enough to diminish the enthusiasm of the crowd. If you were lucky, you might have caught a glimpse of Lady Gaga hanging out behind a couple of speakers during the Kendrick Lamar show, and the crowd went into a frenzy during a surprise appearance by Chicago teen rapper Chief Keef during the Araab Muzik show.
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Vampire Weekend closed out the festival on Sunday night.
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Chief Keef hangs out backstage after performing during the Araab Muzik set.
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Beach House
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Ty Segall surfs the crowd with mic in hand.
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Kendrick Lamar
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Street style blogger Emma Arnold of TresAwesome.com works with a subject.
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Real Estate
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Oneohtrix Point Never
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Kendrick Lamar
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AraabMuzik
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King Krule
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Victoria Legrand of Beach House
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The Field
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Ty Segall
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Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend
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