Weekend Webcasts: Pitchfork Fest and Forecastle

For those of us who aren’t hitting this weekend’s two big music festivals, we’ll be able to follow the action from home free-of-charge thanks to YouTube’s Pitchfork Music Festival webcast and iClips’ free broadcast from the Forecastle Festival.

The Pitchfork Festival kicks off in just a few hours at Chicago’s Union Park featuring bands from nearly every crevice of the indiesphere. YouTube will broadcast from the event all weekend long including sets from HT faves Dirty Projectors, Real Estate and Vampire Weekend. You can view the webcast here.

Take a look at the full schedule for the Pitchfork Festival webcast…

Friday, July 13:

3:30-4:20 Lower Dens
4:35-5:25 The Olivia Tremor Control
5:30-6:20 A$AP Rocky
6:25-7:15 Big K.R.I.T.
7:20-8:20 Dirty Projectors

Saturday, July 14:

1:00-1:40 The Psychic Paramount
1:45-2:25 Cloud Nothings
2:30-3:15 Atlas Sound
3:20-4:10 Cults
5:15-6:10 Wild Flag
7:25-8:25 Hot Chip

Sunday, July 15:

1:00-1:40 Dirty Beaches
1:45-2:25 Unknown Mortal Orchestra
3:20-4:10 Ty Segall
4:15-5:10 Real Estate
5:15-6:10 Chavez
6:15-7:15 AraabMUZIK
8:30-9:50 Vampire Weekend

[All Times ET]

While we’re still waiting for iClips to announce the schedule for this weekend’s free Forecastle Festival webcast, we do know festival curator My Morning Jacket’s much buzzed about Saturday night set will be broadcast starting at 9:30PM ET. Stay tuned for the full schedule.

UPDATE: The Forecast iClips Schedule has been posted…


6:00 – Rebelution
7:30 – Atmosphere
9:00 – Abigail Washburn*
10:00 – The Head and the Heart*
11:30 – Lucero*


3:00 – Everest
6:00 – Dr. Dog
7:30 – Andrew Bird
9:30 – My Morning Jacket


4:45 – Cloud Nothings
6:15 – Deer Tick
9:30 – Wilco

* – Delayed Broadcast [All Times ET]

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