Described as the "ultimate mix tape", All Tomorrow's Parties are boutique festivals that goes against the grain of the larger, more commercial music festivals, this October 2013 sees the event visit Melbourne!
Recently ATP announced their return to Melbourne for a special all day Halloween party called Release The Bats. Held on the Saturday 26th October, it will feature an incredible line-up of international and Australian artists chosen by ATP, and will be headlined by The Breeders performing Last Splash and The Jesus Lizard (both bands performing their only Victorian shows). Halloween fancy dress is encouraged, and those dressed as something to do with one of the bands will be eligible to win some excellent prizes.
The Breeders performing Last Splash (only Victorian show), Television performing Marquee Moon (only Victorian show). The Jesus Lizard (only Victorian show), The Scientists, F*ck Buttons, Lightning Bolt, Sleep, Pop Crimes (The Songs of Rowland S. Howard), Forest Swords, Total Control, Balam Acab, Hoss, The UV Race, White Walls, The Spinning Rooms + more tbc
Offering both indoor and outdoor space just a stones throw from the CBD. The Westgate Entertainment Centre and Grand Star Receptions - two venues in one complex in Altona - just 13km away from the centre of Melbourne
There will be two stages, a cinema, art exhibition and an amazing food court. The event is limited to just 5000 attendees. One of the extracurricular highlights of our recent event, Pricasso, will return to paint some special Halloween portraits in his own inimitable style.
There will be a shuttle bus operating from Newport Station (the nearest station to the festival) to the venue and back priced at $2 each way. You can catch a train to Newport Station from Flinders Street, Southern Cross, North Melbourne, South Kensington, Footscray, Seddon, Yarraville, Spotswood and Williamstown.
They will be running other buses from the CBD you can pre-book closer to the event and there is also on-site parking available at the venue. A taxi for 4 people from the CBD will cost around $35 - $40, $38 from St Kilda and around $42 from Fitzroy. More info on exact up-to-date transport details will be emailed to all ticketholders closer to the event.