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Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel) To Curate Xmas ATP
John Doran , February 16th, 2011 10:10

Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel has been announced by ATP as the curator of this year's Nightmare Before Christmas bash at Butlins Minehead.

We got this message from the good people at ATP:

ATP Concerts are very excited to present the return of Neutral Milk Hotel's Jeff Mangum to headline and curate one of two festival weekends planned for December 2011 at Butlins, Minehead. After releasing what is now one of the most loved and critically acclaimed albums of the 1990s (In The Aeroplane Over The Sea), Neutral Milk Hotel disbanded before many of those who now love their albums had a chance to see the songs performed live, so Jeff's much anticipated return to the live stage this year will no doubt be a very special occasion for fans throughout the UK and worldwide.

As well as headlining, Mangum will choose around 40 acts to play across the weekend on three indoor stages with a total festival capacity of around 5500 people. Mangum will perform more than once in the more intimate Centre Stage venue, although entry to only one show is guaranteed - he will be performing a solo acoustic set.

Here's a first look at the line-up as chosen by Jeff Mangum which already features a number of much loved performers/groups:

JEFF MANGUM (from Neutral Milk Hotel)
SUPERCHUNK
THE OLIVIA TREMOR CONTROL
YOUNG MARBLE GIANTS
THE MAGIC BAND
THE RAINCOATS performing The Raincoats (debut LP)
A HAWK AND A HACKSAW
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 go on sale this Friday 18th February at 9am from Seetickets.com

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