This December Caribou are one of the curators of our Nightmare Before Christmas festival in Minehead, UK - they headline Sunday 11th December and so far have picked Pharoah Sanders, The Ex with Getatchew Mekurya, Junior Boys, Omar Souleyman, Sun Ra Arkestra, Factory Floor, Four Tet, Theo Parrish (4 Hour DJ Set), Toro Y Moi and Orchestra Of Spheres to play alongside them with more to be confirmed. Tickets for the festival are on sale now.
Caribou's headline set at the festival will be as the Caribou Vibration Ensemble featuring - special guest Marshall Allen (Sun Ra Arkestra), Kieran Hebden (Four Tet) on synthesizers and electronics, James Holden on modular synthesizers, a 4 piece horn section and two drummers - an 11 piece band total. This is only the second time Caribou Vibration Ensemble have performed - the first show was at ATP NYC in 2009. The band features the four piece horn section that featured on Caribou's Swim LP and James Holden's modular synth is going to be connected to / played by Ahmed Gallab's (Sinkane/Yeasayer) drum kit.
As well as playing ATP, the Ensemble (minus Marshall Allen who plays Minehead only) will also perform a London headline show at the Scala. Tickets are on sale now, full details below. This is sure to be an amazing show so don't miss out!
ATP Concerts present: Caribou Vibration Ensemble
SUPPORT ACTS: tbc
VENUE: The Scala
DATE: Wednesday 7th December 2011
ADVANCED TICKET PRICE: £16 +bf
TICKETS ON DOOR (IF STILL AVAILABLE ON THE NIGHT): £18
VENUE ADDRESS: 275 Pentonville Road, King´s Cross, London N1 9NL
VENUE TELEPHONE: 020 7833 2022
DOORS OPEN: 7.30pm
AGE RESTRICTIONS: 18+