New additions for Pitchfork Music Festival Paris
Pitchfork have announced the latest acts that will be appearing at their music festival in Paris this November.
The Steve Albini-channeling racket-rockers Cloud Nothings, the handsome synth wizard Twin Shadow and our very own Jessie Ware are amongst those announced for the Grande halle de la Villette event today.
Chairlift, Wild Nothing, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Disclosure, AlunaGeorge and Outfit were also announced as those who will be joining the bill alongside the already strong line-up which includes M83, Grizzly Bear, Animal Collective and Japandroids.
Tickets for the festival are available now for €129,90.
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