Meltdown Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival London, England UK
Festival Contact Information

Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XX
England UK
Switchboard: +44 (0)871 663 2501

Festival Description

Meltdown Festival is held at Royal Festival Hall at Southbank Centre in London. Each year a notable musician acts as artistic director and curates the festival. Meltdown has the honor of having the bands and musicians chosen by a succession of these well established musicians who each present a line-up of their choice. The Festival has been curated by Patti Smith, John Peel, David Bowie, Morrissey, Massive Attack, Richard Thompson and Antony (2012).

Festival Dates June 14 - 23, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Justice DJ Set
  • Flux Pavilion
  • 12th Planet
  • Adventure Club
  • Bro Safari
  • Candyland
  • Carnage
  • Delta Heavy
  • Denizkoyo
  • Ming
  • Morgan Page
  • WOW
  • Zomboy
  • and more…


Other Sources:

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  • Fairport founder Richard Thompson to curate Meltdown, by Georgie Rogers (BBC News, February 23, 2010)
  • Massive Attack announced as artistic directors of this year’s Meltdown festival, by Allistair Smith (The Stage News, February 14, 2008)


Practical Info:

  • Royal Festival Hall
    Southbank Centre
  • Online map and more


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