Pitchfork London and Paris 2024 Announce First Wave of Artists

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Pitchfork is happy to announce the return of Pitchfork Music Festival London and Pitchfork Music Festival Paris. The London event will take place November 5-10, with performances from Tierra Whack, Arooj Aftab, CASISDEAD, Sega Bodega, Kae Tempest, Empress Of, Billy Woods, Moor Mother, Chanel Beads, Drugdealer, Snow Strippers, Shame, Marika Hackman, Pom Pom Squad, Friko, and many others in venues across the city.

The 2024 Parisian edition of Pitchfork Music Festival will span November 4-10, with sets from Cate Le Bon, Obongjayar, and London guest Sega Bodega. More artists will be announced for each event in the coming months.

The London festival will feature Kae Tempest performing at London’s KOKO on November 5, with a curated supporting bill to be announced, in anticipation of new music to come later.

On November 6, New York rapper Billy Woods will headline Fabric, sharing a bill with Moor Mother, Armand Hammer collaborator Elucid, and producer Goya Gumbani. EartH Theatre will feature sets from the Guatemalan cellist Mabe Fratti, British experimental three-piece Still House Plants, and saxophonist/composer Cole Pulice.

On November 7, a special show from singer, composer, and producer Arooj Aftab will take place at the Roundhouse, with support from Sheherazaad, Zsela, and more. Islington Assembly Hall will see an underground bedroom/psych-pop triple bill with Drugdealer, Good Morning, and June Mcdoom. Fabric will welcome Empress Of, Tatyana, and further special guests, while Snow Strippers will host a party at Village Underground, with acts such including Suzy Sheer joining.

London producer Sega Bodega will headline a club event at Here at Outernet on Friday, November 8, with Doss also announced for the club-ready bill, running from 8 p.m. to 1.a.m.

The Saturday night features a one-wristband, multi-club takeover in Dalston, with Shame, Marika Hackman, Chanel Beads, Pom Pom Squad, Friko, Horse Jumper of Love, La Lom, Rocket, Sword II, Whitelands, Babehoven, Annastasia Coope, Untitled (Halo), YHWH nailgun, and Slow Fiction. In a separate event at the Troxy the same night, producer and UK rap and grime MC CASISDEAD will curate an exclusive Pitchfork London bill, performing live with an array of special guests.

On the final day of the London festival, Tierra Whack tops a bill at the Roundhouse that also features Miso Extra, Jawino, Esly Wayemo, and more, across two rooms.

London tickets go on-sale to the festival mailing list on Wednesday, April 24 at 10 a.m., with the general sale launching at 10 a.m. on April 26. Find more information here.

Tickets for Pitchfork Music Festival Paris go on sale Friday, April 26 at 11 am on DICE. London producer Sega Bodega will headline an evening at the Trianon on Wednesday, November 6, performing his latest album, Dennis. That night, Obongjayar will take over the Trabendo, before Cate Le Bon closes the festival at Trianon on Sunday, November 10.

The week-long Paris event also features performances from Chanel Beads, Divorce Eaves Wilder, Elsy Wameyo, Infinity Song, Len, Love Remain, Mabe Fratti, MRCY, Rocket, SaraH Julia, Snow Strippers, Sword ii, Tiberius B, Ugly, and more. Find out more at the festival website.