PITCHFORK AVANT-GARDE: Paris festival announces line-up 2 day pre-festival event ft Let’s Eat Grandma, Westerman, Slowthai, Black Midi & more

September 15, 2018



– Announce final line-up for Pitchfork Avant-Garde
– 2 days, 7 venues, 46 new artists
– on 30th & 31st October
– New line-up additions include Let’s Eat Grandma, Slowthai, Black Midi, Westerman, Sam Evian, Kelsey Lu & more.


After announcing the final line up for Pitchfork Music Festival Paris last week, we can now also confirm the final artists to play this year’s Pitchfork Avant-Garde event on October 30th and 31st. Pitchfork Avant-Garde is a two day event which will run prior to Pitchfork Paris in the Bastille neighbourhood, consisting of 46 up-and-coming new artists playing across 7 venues from 7pm to midnight.

Final additions completing the line-up include alt-pop duo Let’s Eat Grandma, London-based folk artistWesterman, noise-rock group Black Midi, plus Alaskalaska, Crumb, Jack Grace, Khadyak, Mellah, Rimon, Sam Evian, Starchild & The New Romantics, Anémone, Buzzy Lee, Cautious Clay, Etta Bond, Kelsey Lu, Kojey Radical, O-Oliver Marguerit, Slowthai & Yuno.

The final line up for Pitchfork Avant-Garde is:

30 October
Alaskalaska – Crumb – Grand Pax – Hop Along – IDER – Jack Grace – Jimothy Lacoste – Jpegmafia – Jockstrap – Khadyak – Kiran Kai – Lauren Auder – Let’s Eat Grandma – Mellah – Rimon – Sam Evian – Starchild & The New Romantics – Stella Donnelly  – The Courtneys – Weakened Friends – Westerman – Wicca Phase Springs Eternal

31 October
Anais – Anémone – Biig Piig – Black Midi – Buzzy Lee – Cautious Clay – Etta Bond – Gold Star – Hatchie – Helena Deland – Honey Harper – Kelsey Lu – Kojey Radical – Madison McFerrin – Mint Field – Naaz – O-Olivier Marguerit – Palm – SASAMI – Slowthai – Suzi Wu – Trevor Powers (fka Youth Lagoon) – Yuno

Venues: Café de la Danse – Badaboum – Pan Piper – Supersonic – Pop-Up! – Le Réservoir – La Chapelle des Lombards > all 5 minutes walking distance from another.

Tickets are priced at 15€ per day and attendees can go freely between venues. Details at

The main Pitchfork Music Festival Paris will take place on 1, 2 & 3 November 2018 at the Grande Halle de la Villette. Since 2011, the festival has made the Grande Halle de la Villette its home, right in the heart of Paris’ 19th arrondissement. Spread over 3 days, the festival offers music lovers a bold line-up that’s like no other, showcasing the best of the international indie scene.

The line up for this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival Paris is:

Thursday 1st Nov
Mac DeMarco – Etienne Daho – The Voidz (Julian Casablancas) – John Maus – Yellow Days – Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Cola Boyy – G Flip

Friday 2 Nov
Kaytranada – CHVRCHES  – Blood Orange  – Chromeo – Bagarre – Car Seat Headrest – Dream Wife – Tirzah – Lewis OfMan – Boy Pablo

Saturday 3 Nov
Bon Iver – Daniel Avery – DJ Koze – Jeremy Underground – Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks – Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Peggy Gou – Avalon Emerson – Muddy Monk – Snail Mail – Michael Rault

3-day pass (€120 > €135) and Day tickets ( €45 > €50 > €55) on sale now at

Pitchfork Music Festival Paris is produced by Super Parisian booking and events agency, producing tours for French and International artists – and the American media Pitchfork.

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