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Portishead’s only scheduled UK shows for 2011. As recently announced, on the weekend of 23rd and 24th July 2011 at the stunning Alexandra Palace, London, All Tomorrow’s Parties will present the first UK I’ll Be Your Mirror event, which will be curated by the mercurial Portishead (who headline both nights) and ATP.

Acting as sister events to the world famous ATP Festivals which usually take place in holiday resorts, and named after the b-side to The Velvet Underground’s original All Tomorrow’s Parties 7″ single, I’ll Be Your Mirror will be a new series of artist curated music, film and art events taking place in cities worldwide, and the London event promises to be an incredible 2 days of the best music, art and film in the Capital.

Portishead will headline both nights, with a different stunning supporting line-up joining them each day. Tickets will cost £59 per day with weekend tickets priced at £100. These are the only scheduled UK shows Portishead will play in 2011.

Here is the line-up so far:

Saturday 23rd July

  • PORTISHEAD
  • PJ HARVEY
  • DOOM
  • COMPANY FLOW (original line-up – first UK show in 10 years)
  • THE BOOKS
  • FACTORY FLOOR
  • BEAK>
  • DD/MM/YYYY
  • FOOT VILLAGE
  • & MORE TBC

Sunday 24th July

  • PORTISHEAD
  • GRINDERMAN
  • GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR
  • SWANS
  • BEACH HOUSE
  • CARIBOU
  • ALAN MOORE & STEPHEN O’MALLEY
  • LIARS
  • THE TELESCOPES
  • THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC
  • ANIKA
  • S.C.U.M.
  • & MORE TBC

We are also pleased to confirm the first of the films that will be screened in the cinema at the event. Heading the list we are excited to present the acclaimed Submarine which will be introduced by writer/director Richard Ayoade (Saturday 23rd) and we are also thrilled to invite Mark Cousins who will introduce his documentary feature The First Movie. Other films confirmed include The Treasures of Long Gone John and three films by John Minton – Field, Jock Scott and September, with a full schedule and more films to be confirmed shortly.

With more artists, DJs and other activities to be confirmed for both days in the coming months! Across the weekend we will be bringing to the venue a cinema, amazing food vendors, adding extra bars (including some cash bars) and toilets and also putting on shuttle buses from public transport locations to the venue and back to ensure the best experience possible for everyone that attends. Early Bird weekend and day tickets are now sold out.

Tickets on sale now from www.atpfestival.com

The first I’ll Be Your Mirror headlined by Godspeed You! Black Emperor, will take place at Studio Coast, Tokyo, Japan in February 2011, and is on sale now.

For any I’ll Be Your Mirror (London) press or event enquiries please contact:
Stuart Kirkham at 9PR on 0207 833 9303/07795 844611
stuart@9pr.co.uk
www.twitter.com/atpibym
www.illbeyourmirror.com

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