Mark your calendars
for… December! From the good folks who bring you All Tomorrow’s Parties, natch.
By Blurt Staff
In 1999 Belle & Sebastian curated The Bowlie Weekender,
the event that became All Tomorrow’s Parties, and this December they will
return to headline and curate Bowlie 2. It’s designed to cap a yearlong
celebration of “10 Years of ATP”.
festival weekend will be held December 10-12 at Butlins Holiday Centre,
Minehead featuring around 40 bands picked by Belle & Sebastian. The first
exciting set of line-up additions will be confirmed on Monday at the general
This will be the second of two festival weekends from ATP this December. The curators
for the first weekend (Dec. 3-5) will be announced on April 9. Plans are also
on to repeat last year’s In Between Days event, which runs at Butlins between
the two weekend festivals and features “intimate performances from a range of
bands”. Details of In Between Days will also be announced on April 9.
Artists picked by Belle & Sebastian will be announced soon. Keep
checking the ATP Bowlie page for updates, and you can also get ticketing info.
There’s already a limited pre-sale going on now.