Pavement headline/curate next year’s ATP

Pavement

Pavement

Last month, in what’s most probably the most unexpected moment of the year, modern indie rock forefathers Pavement announced that the band will indeed reform for a run of shows exactly a year from now. Like most of us thought, Pavement won’t make do with just a few nights at the Central Park Summer Stage and will also play other venues, the first until now being their confirmed appearance as headliners/curators at the 2010 All Tomorrow’s Parties 14-16 May weekends in Minehead, England. Ticks go on sale starting this Friday! Oh, be on the look out for a news piece announcing Pavement for the Coachella fest. I’d be willing to bet good money they’ll play there too. [via P4K]

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