ATP: DIRTY 3 & NICK CAVE

From www.atpfestival.com:

THE DIRTY THREE CURATE ATP 2007

We are very pleased to announce that The Dirty Three are confirmed as the curators for the next edition of All Tomorrow's Parties saga.

The event will take place again at the new location of Butlins in Minehead and the dates for the event are April 27th - 29th 2007. Tickets for The Dirty Three event go on sale at 10am (UK Time) Friday 13th October 2006.

Tickets can now be booked in pairs so we have 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 berths available and note details available at website.

THE DIRTY THREE ATP - APRIL 2007
NICK CAVE (SOLO PERFORMANCE)
GRINDERMAN
THE DIRTY THREE
LOW
PAPA M
THE DRONES
FAUN FABLES
BROKEBACK
TARA JANE O'NEIL
MAGNOLIA ELECTRIC COMPANY
A SILVER MOUNT ZION....
DEVASTATIONS

NICK CAVE CONFIRMS FOR APRIL

All Tomorrow's Parties takes great pleasure in announcing that the next curators for ATP in April, 2007 will be The Dirty Three. The Australian three piece are known for their inspiring and haunting instrumental compositions that are richly evocative and we are delighted they have agreed to curate the event which is set to take place on April 27th – 29th at Butlins Holiday Camp in Minehead.

THE EVENT

Butlins Minehead looks out across a superb sandy beach. The new site not only has a supermarket, newsagent and cash points, it also has Burger King, Pizza Hut, Finnigan's fish and chips, Sun and Moon, Skyline Cafe and Yacht Club Dining room. Onsite facilities include a cinema, Splash Water World - a sub-tropical environment that has a huge wave pool, a swimming pool, 3 flumes and also a flume based raft ride - Ten-pin bowling and amusement arcade. Sports include Archery, Football, Basketball, Darts, Petanque, Fencing, Kwik Cricket, Netball, Rounders, Table Tennis, Outdoor Bowls and Crazy Golf.

Room Only accommodation is available in 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 berths and offers either double, single or bunk beds with private bathroom and TV, but no kitchen facilities or lounge, more like a hotel room. (£120 + booking fee per ticket)

Self Catering accommodation is available in 4, 6 or 7 berths and offers private bathroom, full kitchen facilities and separate lounge area with TV. (£140 + booking fee per ticket)

All tickets include a 3-day festival pass and 3 nights accommodation. Ticket includes performances starting from mid-afternoon, with around 50 acts set to play live across the weekend. There are four pubs and DJ sets through till late, plus three nights in a self-catering chalet or room only accommodation all with private bathroom suites and TV's.

Butlins Holiday Resort Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH is located near Glastonbury.

By road Heading north the simplest route is to take the M5 to Taunton (Junction 25), then take the A358 and A39 to Minehead. Heading south on the M5, you can follow the signposts for the A39 from junction 24. Butlins Minehead Holiday Camp is just half a mile along the seafront road from Minehead town centre. Butlins is signposted from the M5 and from Bridgwater and Taunton.

By train or rail If you are traveling by train, the nearest main line station to Minehead is Taunton. A bus transfer service is operated by Southern National between Taunton Station and Minehead. This service is available at an additional cost. On Mondays to Saturdays, there's approximately an hourly service, with the last bus leaving Taunton Railway Station at 10:15 pm. On Sundays and Bank Holidays services run every 2 hours from 9:35 am - 9:35 pm. For general information call Southern National on 01823 272033. Please note that National Express coaches stop inside the main entrance.

Confirmed to play on the weekend with The Dirty Three, will be a solo performance by the legendary Nick Cave, who headlines the event. Also confirmed to play are Grinderman, Papa M, Low, The Drones, Tara Jane O'Neil, Magnolia Electric Company, Brokeback and Faun Fables. More to be announced soon.

http://www.atpfestival.com

[Published on: 10/23/06]

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Comments

nanatod Mon 10/23/2006 01:03PM
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There is no more boring guitarist than Papa M (nee David Pajo).

mcmanust Mon 10/23/2006 08:08PM
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still, Low and Magnolia electic co. are great bands. Even the Dirty three are pretty cool.

Alex.Anastas Tue 10/24/2006 07:34PM
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Alex.Anastas

It would have been nice to see the Volta at this last year! Man, why can't the US be as cool as England? Hahaha..