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A guide to the top european festivals

all tomorrow’s parties ‘The line-ups are chosen by significant bands or artists, resulting in unpredictable and exciting events’

All Tomorrow's Parties is an organisation based in London that has been promoting festivals, concerts and records throughout the world for over ten years. It was founded by Barry Hogan in 1999 in preparation for the first All Tomorrow's Parties festival, the line-up of which was curated by Mogwai and took place in the unusual setting of Pontins Holiday Camp, Camber Sands. Since then the festival has appeared every year, and continues to set itself apart from festivals like Reading or Glastonbury by staying intimate, non-corporate and

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fan-friendly. Another vital difference is that the line-ups are chosen by significant bands or artists, resulting in unpredictable and exciting events which combine performances by legendary and influential acts with appearances by the latest crop of experimental artists from any (and every) musical genre.

When? - 28th-29th June Where? - Keflavik, Iceland What? - Boutique fest on a former NATO base Who? - Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, the Fall, Deerhoof How much? - Weekend non-camping 16,900 ISK (£95)

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