Portishead will be curating and headlining a new All Tomorrow's Parties event on this side of the pond. Here are the details: All Tomorrow's Parties returns to the USA this September in the new location of Asbury Park, N.J. bringing an I'll Be Your Mirror event to the iconic waterfront.
For the inaugural U.S. I'll Be Your Mirror, Portishead will curate and headline their first East Coast shows since 1998 on the Saturday & Sunday.
Friday September 30 - We can confirm the long awaited and very exciting live return of cult indie rock group Thinking Fellers Union Local 282. We can add the sensational and much talked about London based trio Factory Floor who will be making their first U.S. live trip, and also the renowned musical archeologists Awesome Tapes From Africa DJs. We will again bring a comedy stage to the Friday of the event - this year featuring Reggie Watts, Hannibal Buress and Rory Scovel. They join the previously announced bill of Jeff Mangum (performing for Three Day Jeff Mangum Friday Passholders only), Bonnie Prince Billy, Shellac, Chavez, A Hawk And A Hacksaw, The Album Leaf and Cults.
Saturday October 1 - Headlined by Portishead, we can confirm the addition of the legendary Marc Ribot who will bring his group Ceramic Dog to Asbury Park. Marc Ribot is of course well known for his incredible work with Tom Waits, Laurie Anderson, John Zorn and many many more. We're also very excited to present Colin Stetson - one of the most stunning live performers around and whose recent LP is receiving much deserved acclaim. They join the previously confirmed Ultramagnetic MC's, Battles, Swans, The Horrors, The Pop Group, Oneida presents The Ocropolis III, Silver Qluster, Beak>, Foot Village and DJ Peanut Butter Wolf.
Sunday October 2 - Headlined by Portishead and featuring Mogwai, Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra, Earth, Deerhoof, J.G. Thirlwell's Manorexia, People Of The North, Anika, DD/MM/YYYY and DJ Shepard Fairey with more to be confirmed. As stated above Jeff Mangum will now play a second show on this night for the new Three Day Jeff Mangum Sunday Passholders only.