We’re counting down the days to the Pitchfork Music Festival by looking at the artists featured in the spotlight. Day one headliners include psychedelic rock band Tame Impala and Australian rock artist Courtney Barnett.
Having never been to 80/35 prior to last Friday, I didn’t really know what to expect. Personally, when I think of a music festival, a wide open field scattered with vendors’ tents and stages for performers comes to mind; tales of Hinterland, Glastonbury, and Woodstock no doubt clouding my logic as I make my way to the city. A short 43 minutes and I am among the streets of this diamond in the rough, Des Moines, a city surrounded by small towns and corn. […]
Even though I’ve lived in the Midwest for three solid years, I’ve yet to see the ‘Windy City’ as it is so fondly called. So, naturally, when I learned I’d (finally) be going to Chicago this Summer, I did some research to make sure it would be a great trip. […]