On July 29 and 30, in Chicago’s Union Park, head to the Biz3 stage for Canadian turntablist extraordinaire and Kanye friend A-Trak, techno specialist Matthew Dear, booty masters Spank Rock, Thrill Jockey jazz veterans Chicago Underground Duo, Brazilian party-starters (and recent Sub Pop signees) CSS, and genre-smashing DJ duo Flosstradamus. We’ll also serve up a double dose of Wilco, with performances by percussionist Glenn Kotche as well as guitarist Nels Cline, collaborating with Tortoise’s Jeff Parker in the Jeff Parker/Nels Cline Quartet. [Pitchfork]
The annual Intonation Music Festival, scheduled for June 24th and 25th, 2006 in Chicago’s Union Park, has completed its unique lineup. Just added to Saturday’s lineup are psychedelic rock icon Roky Erickson (making an ultra-rare appearance) and rap legend Ghostface Killah. [via Pitch Perfect PR]
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