line-up announced for Ornette Coleman curated Meltdown

Moby, Baaba Maal, Bobby McFerrin, Patti Smith, Sean Lennon, and more

published: Mon 27th Apr 2009

Moby

Friday 12th to Sunday 21st June 2009
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX, England MAP
varies dependant on event from around £12 to £30
last updated: Thu 28th May 2009

Moby, and Baaba Maal are included in the first names announced on the line-up for the annual nine day Meltdown festival curated by Ornette Coleman.

Moby


Baaba Maal
Alongside them has been announced an interesting collaboration of Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band, featuring Sean Lennon. Other acts announced include The Roots, David Murray and The Gwo Ka Masters, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Cornelius, Yo La Tengo, Bobby McFerrin, Patti Smith, The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra, Master Musicians of Jajouka, Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra, Carla Bley, Robert Wyatt, and The Bad Plus.

The line-up so far confirmed is in detail is as follows:
Saturday 13 June
The Roots with guest David Murray & more
David Murray & Gwo-Ka Masters + Jamaaladeen Tacuma

Sunday 14 June
Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band featuring Sean Lennon, Cornelius & special guests
Monday 15 June
Baaba Maal
The Freewheeling Yo La Tengo

Tuesday 16 June
Moby

Wednesday 17 June
Bobby McFerrin

Thursday 18 June
Patti Smith & The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra

Friday 19 June
Ornette Coleman + Master Musicians of Jajouka
Reflections of The Shape of Jazz to Come

Saturday 20 June
Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra with guests Carla Bley and Robert Wyatt + The Bad Plus

Sunday 21 June
Ornette Coleman + Master Musicians of Jajouka
Reflections of This is Our Music

More artists and events to be confirmed soon for the festival which has, for the first time, a jazz artist take the curatorial controls. Meltdown takes place over all 21 acres of the Southbank Centre, including the riverside, Royal Festival Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall. The dates for Meltdown 2009 are confirmed as Saturday 13th until Sunday 21st June.

Prices will vary depending on show and venue, and will go on sale at 10am on Thursday 30th April.

Friday 12th to Sunday 21st June 2009
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX, England MAP
varies dependant on event from around £12 to £30
last updated: Thu 28th May 2009


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