New York’s most Lynchian summer camp returns: The second annual All Tomorrow’s Parties festival returns to the serene Kutshers Country Club in Monticello, and the counselors are as wild as ever. This year, the carousing, freewheeling, surreally intimate environment is curated by the Flaming Lips, who are using this opportunity to big-up and get drunk with such pop psychedelia pals as Sufjan Stevens, Animal Collective, the Jesus Lizard, Shellac, Deerhoof, Boredoms—and you. David Cross handpicked the comedy stage lineup, which should halfway explain the glazed visage of Eugene Mirman, and Shellac frontman Steve Albini will host a poker tourney. There will be crud.
Sept. 11-12, 2009