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Pavement To Curate Next Year's ATP
Ben Hewitt , October 7th, 2009 10:11

Quietus favourites Pavement will curate next year's ATP festival.

ATP released the following statement:

It would be fair to say, we at ATP get to present some very special bands. But we are beyond excited to announce that legendary US band Pavement will headline and curate the weekend of May 14th-16th in 2010!

After years of speculation, arguably the most important American band of the Nineties is returning to the stage with the line-up of Mark Ibold, Scott "Spiral Stairs" Kannberg, Stephen Malkmus, Bob Nastanovich and Steve West reuniting for dates around the world in 2010 including curating and performing at ATP Weekend 2 on May 14th –16th.

Described in their own Wikipedia entry as having experienced "moderate commercial success," Pavement's catalogue for the Matador, Domino, Drag City and Treble Kicker imprints has come to define in the eyes of many, the blueprint for independent rock over the past generation and we are thrilled to have them join our illustrious list of curators.

Tickets are priced at £160pp for room only and £170pp for self catering and go on sale this Friday 9th October at

See below for full information on Early Bird and Instalment Tickets...

A second ATP festival weekend featuring a different curator on May 7-9th, 2010 will be announced next week!


Full price tickets go on general sale at 9:00am on Friday October 9th. With the general sale we will also be offering a small amount of early bird tickets at a £10 discount, (early bird tickets £150pp room only and £160pp self catering). These will be available until the following Friday October 16th (unless they run out first). You will be able to purchase full price tickets at any time from October 9th.

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