Many acts have been revealed for Meltdown Festival, which returns to the Southbank Centre in London, running from Friday 15th to Sunday 24th June 2018.
The line-up, curated by Robert Smith of The Cure, will include Deftones, The Libertines, Manic Street Preachers, Mogwai, My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, Placebo, The Psychedelic Furs, 65daysofstatic, Alcest, The Anchoress, Kristin Hersh, Kathryn Joseph, Mono, and The Notwist.
Robert Smith commented on curating the event:
"As each invitee confirms, as each shimmering piece falls into place, I pinch myself - this is really happening... and the complete picture will undoubtedly be out of this world!"
The programme announced so far is:
Friday 15th June - The Psychedelic Furs, Royal Festival Hall
Friday 15th June - 65daysofstatic, Queen Elizabeth Hall
Saturday 16th June - Placebo, Royal Festival Hall
Saturday 16th June - The Notwist, Queen Elizabeth Hall
Sunday 17th June - The Libertines, Royal Festival Hall
Sunday 17th June - Alcest, Queen Elizabeth Hall
Tuesday 19th June - Manic Street Preachers, Royal Festival Hall
Wednesday 20th June - Deftones, Royal Festival Hall
Thursday 21st June - Mogwai, Royal Festival Hall
Thursday 21st June - Kristin Hersh, Queen Elizabeth Hall
Friday 22nd June - Nine Inch Nails, Royal Festival Hall
Friday 22nd June - Mono, Queen Elizabeth Hall
Saturday 23rd June - My Bloody Valentine, Royal Festival Hall
Tickets are not yet on sale. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday 15th March.
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