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.

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