Gary Numan, Holy F**k, Bitch Magnet + more – ATP Nightmare Before Christmas

All Tomorrow's Parties' Nightmare Before Christmas curated by Battles, Caribou & Les Savy Fav
ATP's Nightmare Before Christmas

Gary Numan, Holy F**k, Bitch Magnet and many more will play All Tomorrow’s PartiesNightmare Before Christmas curated by Battles, Caribou & Les Savy Fav on 9-11 December 2011 at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead, UK.

ATP‘s second music festival weekend for December 2011 at Butlins, Minehead is the Nightmare Before Christmas – this year curated by three of the most stunning live acts on the planet – Battles, Caribou and Les Savy Fav. As previously announced each band will headline and choose a line-up of 14 artists for one day of the festival. Today we can confirm the second set of additions –

GARY NUMAN
BITCH MAGNET
HOLY F**K
WASHED OUT
THE DODOS
THANK YOU
FACTORY FLOOR
NISENNENMONDAI
PHIL MANLEY’S LIFE COACH
DEAD RIDER

Gary Numan, Bitch Magnet, Washed Out, Thank You, Nisennenmondai, Phil Manley’s Life Coach and Dead Rider were picked by Battles, Factory Floor by Caribou and Holy F**k & The Dodos by Les Savy Fav.

ATP Nightmare Before Christmas line-up so far…

LES SAVY FAV / ARCHERS OF LOAF / HOLY F**K / NO AGE / THE DODOS / MARNIE STERN / BATTLES / FLYING LOTUS / GARY NUMAN / BITCH MAGNET / WASHED OUT / THE PSYCHIC PARAMOUNT / THANK YOU / NISENNENMONDAI / WALLS (LIVE) / PHIL MANLEY’S LIFE COACH / DEAD RIDER / CARIBOU / THE EX WITH GETATCHEW MEKURYA / JUNIOR BOYS / OMAR SOULEYMAN / FACTORY FLOOR

In total the line-up will feature 45 live acts playing across the weekend on three indoor stages with a total festival capacity of around 5500 people. The event also includes DJs, Cinema and much more. All tickets include accommodation in private apartments for you and your friends, see ‘About The Venue’ below for more details.

Tickets for Nightmare Before Christmas are priced at £170.00pp for room only & £180.00pp for self catering – on sale now via www.atpfestival.com.

[ad#adsense-entertainment]

[ad#mgid-entertainment]

Fleet Foxes & Minutemen Duet confirmed for All Tomorrow’s Parties

All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) Weekend 1 curated by Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel)
ATP Weekend 1 curated by Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel)

Fleet Foxes, Minutemen Duet, Scratch Acid, Yann Tiersen & more confirmed for
All Tomorrow’s Parties (ATP) Weekend 1 curated by Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel) on 2nd-4th December 2011 at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead.

As recently announced ATP Concerts are very excited to present the return of Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum to headline and curate our first of two festival weekends this December at Butlins Minehead. Today we can confirm the second stunning group of artists picked by Jeff:

FLEET FOXES
MIKE WATT & GEORGE HURLEY perform the songs of the MINUTEMEN
ROBYN HITCHCOCK performs I Often Dream Of Trains
GROUP INERANE
SCRATCH ACID (first UK show since split in 1987)
YANN TIERSEN
ELEPHANT 6 HOLIDAY SURPRISE
HALF JAPANESE

After releasing one of the most criticially acclaimed albums of 2009 with their self titled debut (The Guardian called it “a landmark in American music, an instant classic”), Fleet Foxes return this year with a new album Helplessness Blues, out May 2nd on Bella Union. This will be their debut performance at All Tomorrow’s Parties.

The Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise is a performance from 11+ musicians connected to the Elephant 6 record label (home to Neutral Milk Hotel) performing in various configurations (sometimes everyone on stage at once), swapping instruments and playing each other’s songs as well as screening short films. For this event the group will be made up of Will Cullen Hart, Bill Doss, Peter Erchick, John Fernandes, Julian Koster, Scott Spillane, Andrew Rieger, Laura Carter, Derek Almstead, Bryan Poole, Robbie Cucchiaro and others, playing the music of Elf Power, Circulatory System, The Gerbils, The Music Tapes, The Sunshine Fix , Major Organ and Adding Machine, Pipes You See, Pipes You Don’t , The Late BP Helium, plus “fun & games & surprise covers.”

The line-up so far for the event now looks like this…
JEFF MANGUM (from Neutral Milk Hotel) / FLEET FOXES / SUPERCHUNK / THE OLIVIA TREMOR CONTROL / MIKE WATT & GEORGE HURLEY perform the songs of the MINUTEMEN / ROBYN HITCHCOCK performs I Often Dream Of Trains / GROUP INERANE / SCRATCH ACID / YANN TIERSEN / YOUNG MARBLE GIANTS / THE MAGIC BAND / THE RAINCOATS performing The Raincoats (debut LP) / A HAWK AND A HACKSAW performing a new and original soundtrack to Shadows Of Forgotten Ancestors / ELEPHANT 6 HOLIDAY SURPRISE / HALF JAPANESE / TINARIWEN / THE APPLES IN STEREO

…with much much more to be announced! All tickets include accommodation in private apartments for you and your friends, see ‘About The Venue’ below for more details.

Tickets for ATP Curated by Jeff Mangum are priced at £170.00pp for room only and £180.00pp for self catering and are on sale now via www.atpfestival.com.

A Ticket Deposit scheme which allows you to pay £70/£80 now and the rest by the end of August is now open (applications close on 8th April), see further down for details.

[ad#adsense-entertainment]

[ad#mgid-entertainment]

All Tomorrow’s Parties curated by Animal Collective

Animal Collective curate All Tomorrow's Parties Festival
Animal Collective curate All Tomorrow's Parties Festival

The renowned Animal Collective will curate the only All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival weekend of May 2011 at Butlins Minehead, England. The band have climbed into the hot seat where they will play twice, and have chosen from amongst their collaborators and influences to bring together one of the most diverse and culturally important mixtures of live music ATP has seen in recent times.

The event features an array of acclaimed acts including Big Boi of Outkast, Beach House, Terry Riley, Gang Gang Dance, Kurt Vile, Meat Puppets, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti and The Frogs and many more.

ATP Mix Tape

To celebrate the stunning line-up, ATP release a free 2 hour MP3 Mix Tape featuring music from many of the artists picked by Animal Collective which is now available to download from the ATP website.

ATP Pop Quiz

ATP are also excited to announce a special Pop Quiz Competition on Facebook in which three lucky teams can win 4 Tickets + Accommodation at the festival!

Two prizes for those with superior music knowledge and one prize for those coming up with the best team name. Entrants should email feedback@atpfestival.com before this Friday 25th March with Pop Quiz in the subject line to register a team name. At 1.30pm on that day, ATP will put the first 5 questions up, one every five minutes as different consecutive posts on the ATP Facebook Page.

Another 5 questions will follow at 1.30pm on Monday 28th, another 5 at 1.30pm on Wednesday 30th and the final 5 on Friday 1st March at 1.30pm. Each question will be about a different artist on the line-up – with some answers to be found on the line-up bio pages on our site and others to be found elsewhere online!

Teams will take part by commenting on the Facebook question posts with their team name and answer. The first three teams to get the correct answer earn a point! The two winning teams will be those who get the most points over the 20 questions. There will also be a prize picked by ATP for best team name – that team will also win 4 Tickets + Accommodation.

ATP Book Club

Today we can also confirm the reading list picked by Animal Collective. The band have chosen:

•    The Story of the Stone (Dream of the Red Chamber) – Cao Xueqin
•    The Silent World – Jacques Cousteau
•    Le Voyeur – Alain Robbe-Grillet
•    Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse
•    Chita – Lafcadio Hearn
•    Les Chants de Maldoror – Comte de Lautreamont
•    Mythologies – WB Yeats
•    Mycellium Running – Paul Stamets
•    The Unnatural History of the Sea – Callum Roberts
•    The Essential Rumi – Jalal al-din Rumi (translated by Coleman Barks)

For more information on all of these books please visit the ATP website.

All Tomorrow’s Parties curated by Animal Collective Line-up:

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE / BIG BOI (Outkast) / BEACH HOUSE / TERRY RILEY / THINKING FELLERS UNION LOCAL 282 / GANG GANG DANCE / LEE SCRATCH PERRY / ATLAS SOUND / ARIEL PINK’S HAUNTED GRAFFITI / BLACK DICE / MEAT PUPPETS perform Up On The Sun / THE FROGS perform It’s Only Right & Natural / OMAR-S / PRINCE RAMA / SPECTRUM / DENT MAY / GROUP DOUEH / THE BROTHERS UNCONNECTED / DERADOORIAN / ZOMBY / VLADISLAV DELAY / MICACHU AND THE SHAPES / TEENGIRL FANTASY / DRAWLINGS / TICKLEY FEATHER / ORTHRELM / ERIC COPELAND (Black Dice) / KRIA BREKKAN / THE ENTRANCE BAND / HIGHLIFE / EAR PWR / FLOATING POINTS / MICK BARR / SUBLIME FREQUENCIES DJs + Films / TONY CONRAD / GROUPER / KURT VILE AND THE VIOLATORS / ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER / ACTRESS / KHAIRA ARBY / MATT BAETZ / SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE

All Tomorrow’s Parties curated by Animal Collective
13-15 May, Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead

Tickets for ATP Curated by Animal Collective are priced at £170.00 per person for room only and £180.00 per person for self catering and are on sale now from www.atpfestival.com.

[ad#adsense-entertainment]

[ad#mgid-entertainment]