Dawn Richard performs during day one of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago on July 15, 2022.
Dawn Richard performs during day one of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago on July 15, 2022.

Music is once again in the air at Chicago’s Union Park as the 2022 edition of the Pitchfork Music Festival kicked-off on Friday, July 15. Prior to The National’s headlining set, the day was highlighted by performances from Tierra Whack, Dawn Richard, Indigo De Souza, and many more. Australian rockers Camp Cope also delighted the crowd with their energetic early-afternoon set.

Pitchfork Music Festival continues on July 16-17. Check out photos from Day 1 below and be sure to stop by Pitchforkmusicfestival.com to prepare for the remainder of the weekend.

(Photos by Laurie Fanelli)

Laurie Fanelli

Laurie Fanelli is a Chicago-based writer and photographer who specializes in live entertainment coverage. She is at home at major music festivals like Coachella, Bonnaroo and, of course, Lollapalooza and...