Pitchfork Music Festival 2022: Day 2 photo gallery

Magdalena Bay, Karate, Japanese Breakfast and Mitski performed on a rain-free night in Union Park.

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Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park on Saturday night.

Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park on Saturday night.

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Saturday was the dawn of a new day at Pitchfork Music Fest, and with it a new vibe.

With Friday’s rain-induced muddy mess dried up, attendees flocked to the grassy lawn of Union Park staking their spot for the day’s anticipated festivities including teenage punk rockers The Linda Lindas, reunited rockers Karate, and a double-dose of indie stars Japanese Breakfast and Mitski to close out the festivities.

A clear congregation of diehards amassed in equal lines for the band merchandise tent and the Chirp Record Fair picking up collectibles of their favorite acts of the day and very likely, the new artists they’ve discovered.

Here’s a look at the sights and sounds at Saturday’s Pitchfork. The festival concludes on Sunday.

Mitski performs on Day 2 of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park.

Mitski performs on Day 2 of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park.

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Mitski performs the closing set of Day 2 at Pitchfork Music Festival on Saturday night in Union Park. 

Mitski performs the closing set of Day 2 at Pitchfork Music Festival on Saturday night in Union Park.

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A festival goer performs with hula hoops on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival.

A festival goer performs with hula hoops on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival.

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Japanese Breakfast performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park.

Japanese Breakfast performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park.

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Japanese Breakfast performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park.

Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park.

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Magdalena Bay performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park.

Magdalena Bay performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park.

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Magdalena Bay performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park

Mica Tenenbaum of Magdalena Bay performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park.

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Japanese Breakfast performs at Pitchfork Music Festival.

Japanese Breakfast performs at Pitchfork Music Festival.

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Magdalena Bay performs on Day 2 of Pitchfork Music Festival.

Mica Tenenbaum (front) and Matthew Lewin of Magdalena Bay of Magdalena Bay perform on Day 2 of Pitchfork Music Festival.

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Matthew Lewin of Magdalena Bay performs at Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park on Saturday. 

Matthew Lewin of Magdalena Bay performs at Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park on Saturday.

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Festival-goers enjoy the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park in the West Town neighborhood on Saturday afternoon.

Festival-goers enjoy the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park in the West Town neighborhood on Saturday afternoon.

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Hyd performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park.

Hyd performs on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park.

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Festival goers listen to Hyd on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival.

Festival-goers listen to a set by Hyd on the second day of Pitchfork Music Festival.

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Fans take in a set by Japanese Breakfast at Pitchfork Music Festival on Saturday evening.

Fans take in a set by Japanese Breakfast at Pitchfork Music Festival on Saturday evening.

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The Chicago weather cooperates on Saturday afternoon as clouds — but no rain — fill the skies at Union Park for day 2 of Pitchfork. 

The Chicago weather cooperates on Saturday afternoon as clouds — but no rain — fill the skies at Union Park for day 2 of Pitchfork.

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