New acts announced for ATP Festivals in December

Joanna Newsom at Green Man Festival 2010 by Al De Perez
Joanna Newsom at Green Man Festival 2010 by Al De Perez

Joanna Newsom, Hot Snakes and Thurston Moore are amongst the new acts announced for the UK December ATP Festivals.

Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel) will curate his own ATP Festival from 2-4 December 2011 and Joanna Newsom, Thurston Moore, Sebadoh, Sun Ra Arkestra, Tall Firs and The Mountain Goats have been added to the line up which already includes Fleet Foxes, Boredoms and Yann Tiersen

ATP’s Nightmare Before Christmas 2011 curated by Battles, Caribou and Les Savy Fav from 9-11 December will be welcoming the newly announced Hot Snakes, who have reformed on the request of Les Savy Fav. The Field and Matias Aguayo will play on the Battles curated day and Pharaoh Sanders and Sun Ra Arkestra will play the Caribou curated day.

Here is the full line up, divided into days, with new additions highlighted;

Friday 9th Dec curated by Les Savy Fav
Les Savy Fav

Archers Of Loaf

Hot Snakes

Holy Fuck

No Age

The Dodos

Marnie Stern

Wild Flag


Violent Soho

Surfer Blood

Simian Mobile Disco DJs

Total Control

Saturday 10th Dec curated by Battles

Flying Lotus

Gary Numan

Underground Resistance presents Interstellar Fugitives

Bitch Magnet

The Field

Washed Out

The Psychic Paramount


Thank You

Matias Aguayo


Walls (live)

Phil Manley Life Coach

Dead Rider

Sunday 11th Dec curated by Caribou


Pharoah Sanders

The Ex with Getatchew Mekurya

Sun Ra Arkestra

Junior Boys

Omar Souleyman

Factory Floor

Four Tet

Theo Parrish (4 Hour DJ Set)

Toro Y Moi

Orchestra Of Spheres

ATP Nightmare Before Christmas Festival 2011 and ATP curated by Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel) 2011 are both held at Butlin’s Holiday Centre, Minehead, Somerset. Tickets for both events are still available, with chalet accomodation, priced from £170-£180 per person.

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