PHOTOS: Pitchfork Music Festival 2021

Pitchfork Music Festival made its post-pandemic return to Chicago at Union Park on September 10-12, 2021. Headlined by Erykah Badu, Kim Gordon, and Animal Collective, SPIN was there to cover all of the action.

With a fresh mix of legendary and up-and-coming acts, the festival encompassed a melting pot of genres for every kind of music geek. The high-energy weekend brought eclectic performances and good vibes all around.

Check out some of our favorite shots by photographer Laura Studarus from the weekend below.

Amaarae
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Angel Olsen
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Animal Collective
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Big Thief
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black midi
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Caroline Polachek
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Caroline Polachek
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Danny Brown
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DEHD
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Dogleg
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Erykah Badu
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Erykah Badu
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Erykah Badu
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Faye Webster
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The Fiery Furnaces
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Ela Minus
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Hop Along
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KeiyaA
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KeiyaA
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Kim Gordon
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Kim Gordon
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Mariah the Scientist
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Mariah the Scientist
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oso oso
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oso-oso
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Phoebe Bridgers
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Phoebe Bridgers
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Phoebe Bridgers
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Phoebe Bridgers
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St. Vincent
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St. Vincent
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The Weather Station
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The Weather Station
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Thundercat
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Thundercat
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Waxahatchee
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Waxahatchee
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