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Battles, Les Savy Fav & Caribou Curate ATP!
John Doran , March 2nd, 2011 04:10

Oh happy day! Three of our favourite live bands Battles, Les Savy Fav and Caribou are curating ATP's Nightmare Before Christmas.

Here's what the organizers have to say:

"ATP Concerts are very excited to present a second festival weekend for December 2011 at Butlins, Minehead. This year the Nightmare Before Christmas will be curated by three of the most stunning live acts on the planet - Battles, Caribou and Les Savy Fav! Each of these groups are renowned for their live performances as well as their acclaimed recorded material and we take great pleasure in bringing them together for what will no doubt be an amazing line-up of live music. Each band will headline and choose a line-up of 14 artists for one day of the festival -

Les Savy Fav on 9th December
Battles on 10th December
Caribou on 11th December

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 5,500 people. The event also includes DJs, Cinema and much more - we will start to announce the bands chosen by each of our curators in the coming weeks and months leading up to the event. All tickets include accommodation in private apartments for you and your friends.

Tickets for Nightmare Before Christmas curated by Battles, Caribou & Les Savy Fav are priced at £170.00pp for room only and £180.00pp for self catering and go on sale this Thursday 3rd March at 5pm via

£20 and £10 off per person Early Bird tickets are available for a limited time, see below for details...

As recently announced our first ATP Festival weekend running 2nd-4th December 2011 at the same location is on sale now via This event is curated by Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel and so far the line-up includes the likes of Superchunk, The Olivia Tremor Control, The Raincoats, The Magic Band and Young Marble Giants. There are a limited amount of £10 off per person chalets left for this event - this offer expires at 9am this Friday."

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