Chrissie Hynde, Mark Lanegan, Neneh Cherry & RocketNumberNine, Edwyn Collins, Goldie & The Heritage Orchestra, Petite Noir, Max Richter, Philharmonia Orchestra, Keaton Henson, Radkey, Micachu, UNKLE, Philip Sheppard, Mo Wax, Glass Animals, DJ Harvey, ESG, 23 Skidoo, The Fairey Band, and A Love Supreme have been picked for The Southbank Centre's 21st Meltdown by artistic director James Lavelle.
Meltdown 2014, the 10-day event in June's line-up over the duration of the festival runs alongside debate and installations, and the 21st edition coincides with with the Mo'Wax label's 21st birthday.
The first line-up announcement is:
Friday 13 June: Unkle + Philip Sheppard
Friday 13 - Sunday 22 June: Urban Archaeology: 21 Years Of Mo'Wax
Saturday 14 June: Chrissie Hynde
Saturday 14 June: Mark Lanegan
Saturday 14 June: Petite Noir
Saturday 14 June: Meltdown Sessions
Sunday 15 June: Meltdown Sessions
Sunday 15 June: Max Richter: Waltz With Bashir with the Philharmonia Orchestra
Monday 16 June: Keaton Henson
Tuesday 17 June: Edwyn Collins & Guests
Tuesday 17 June: Radkey
Wednesday 18 June: Under The Skin: Screening And Live Soundtrack With Mica Levi (Micachu)
Wednesday 18 June: Neneh Cherry & Rocketnumbernine
Wednesday 18 June: Glass Animals
Thursday 19 June: DJ Harvey
Saturday 21 June: Goldie & Heritage Orchestra perfrom 'Timeless (Sine Tempore)'
Saturday 21 June: ESG + 23 Skidoo
Sunday 22 June: Acid Brass by Jeremy Deller performed by Fairey Band
Sunday 22 June: Meltdown Sessions
Sunday 22 June: John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme
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 2014 are confirmed as Friday 13th until Sunday 22nd June .
Ticket prices vary depending upon event. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday 3rd April at 10am, and eFestivals will have links to buy them then.
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