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Hot Snakes

After a tease almost exactly a year ago, Hot Snakes are officially back in business with a scheduled appearance at ATP's Nightmare Before Christmas! The previously mentioned UK festival goes down at Butlins Holiday Centre in Minehead from 12/9 - 12/11 and features names that range from No Age to Archers of Loaf to Theo Parrish. Tickets are on sale. Hot Snakes will appear on the Les Savy Fav-curated day, with the other two days curated by Battles and Caribou (who will all perform at the festival). Full lineup is below.

So far, the single UK date is the only Hot Snakes date scheduled, but East Coast-ers look out....

"yeah, im super stokified on this. so far just ATP is confirmed. we are talking about maybe doin a couple more shows before hand. not sure where but not west coast. we will be hangin on the east coast so most likely out there or in europe.i will letchu know. don't know who is playin drums. trying to figure out the scheduling and who is up for it and what makes the most sense. please do not share your thoughts or preferences on the matter. not interested in suggestions. Night Marchers shows most likely will not coincide with this trip. good times." -[John Reis]

We'll keep you up to date...

Earlier today we mentioned that Obits also have a string of August dates scheduled with Disappears.

Fest curators Les Savy Fav have a NYC show coming up at MHOW.

Full ATP Nightmare before Christmas details and some Hot Snakes videos are below.

Hot Snakes - "No Hands" July 29, 2010 at the Casbah in San Diego, CA

Hot Snakes - "If Credit's What Matters I'll Take Credit/Auto Midnight" July 29, 2010 at the Casbah in San Diego, CA

Hot Snakes - "Automatic Midnight" July 29, 2010 at the Casbah in San Diego, CA

ATP A Nightmare before Christas 2011

ATP's Nightmare before Christmas 2011 Lineup

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
+ more tbc

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
+ more tbc

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