Pitchfork Music Festival Day 2: photo gallery

Saturday’s big acts at the hip Union Park fest include Kurt Vile, Belle & Sebastian and The Isley Brothers.

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Festival-goers during day two of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

Festival-goers during day two of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

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As Chicago’s stifling heat wave continued Saturday, the Pitchfork Music Festival continued to raise everyone’s spirits at Union Park in the West Loop. Despite a brief break when a storm blew through the city, the party continued when the weather cleared.

Here’s a look at some highlights from Day 2:

Festival-goers during day two of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

Festival-goers during day two of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

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Cate Le Bon performs on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

Cate Le Bon performs on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

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Cate Le Bon’s band performs on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

Cate Le Bon’s band performs on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

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Cate Le Bon performs on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

Cate Le Bon performs on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

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Festival-goers during day two of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

Festival-goers during day two of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

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Festival-goers during day two of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

Festival-goers during day two of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

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Festival-goers during day two of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

Festival-goers during day two of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

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The city is opening cooling centers and placing cooling buses in response to extreme heat in July 2020.

Festival-goers during day two of Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

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Parquet Courts performs on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

Parquet Courts performs on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

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Wet fans seek shelter to wait out a delay for rain after a sudden storm blew through Pitchfork Music Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

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Stereolab performs on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

Laetitia Sadier performs with Stereolab on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

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Belle & Sebastian perform on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019. | Santiago Covarrubias/For the Sun-Times 

Belle & Sebastian perform on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

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The Isley Brothers perform on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

The Isley Brothers perform on day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, July 20, 2019.

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