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ATP Confirm First Bands for Deerhunter and TV on the Radio Weekends


ATP has announced the first line-up additions for their two 2013 festivals, to be curated by TV on the Radio (May 10 – 12) and Deerhunter (June 21 – 23) at Pontins Holiday Camp in Camber Sands, England.
TV on the Radio will be joined by Spank Rock, El-P, Saul Williams, Tinariwen, Shabazz Palaces, Thee Oh Sees, CSS, Daniel Higgs of Lungfish, Celebration, Talibam!, and North America.

Deerhunter will play three sets at their own weekend, performing Cryptograms, Microcastle, and Halcyon Digest in full, which will also feature Atlas Sound, Panda Bear, Avey Tare, Animal Collective DJs, Pere Ubu, Dan Deacon, Tim Gane, Laetitia Sadier, No Age, and Black Lips, who have been “officially pardoned by ATP.”

Festival organisers Barry Hogan and Deborah Higgins told the Village Voice in 2009 that the Atlanta, GA, band would never play the festival again due to their “No Assholes” policy. “They broke into a chalet and started stealing stuff,” said Hogan.

ATP’s 2012 editions kick off at the end of the month with Shellac’s weekend, for which Kim Deal– playing a solo show– and Future of the Left were recently confirmed…