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RT's MELTDOWN PROGRAMME, Part I
4/9/2010 (updated 4/9/2010)

MELTDOWN Press


Press Release Thursday 8 April, 2010

FROM ISLAMIC PUNKS, CAJUN LEGENDS, BLUES HOBOS AND A MALAYSIAN BOYBAND TO SONGS ABOUT CRICKET AND POLITICS, A STAR-STUDDED TRIBUTE TO KATE McGARRIGLE AND SPECIAL MELTDOWN PERFORMANCES BY BROKEN BELLS, SEASICK STEVE AND ELVIS COSTELLO

IT HAS TO BE SOUTHBANK CENTRE'S MELTDOWN
THE UK's ORIGINAL ARTIST-CURATED FESTIVAL

SOUTHBANK CENTRE ANNOUNCES INITIAL LINE-UP FOR

RICHARD THOMPSON'S MELTDOWN



FRIDAY 11 - MONDAY 21 JUNE,
SOUTHBANK CENTRE, LONDON

  • FIRST MAJOR UK SHOW BY BROKEN BELLS
  • RARE SOLO PERFORMANCE BY ELVIS COSTELLO
  • UK PREMIERE OF RICHARD THOMPSON'S CABARET OF SOULS
  • SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO KATE McGARRIGLE, WITH ANNA McGARRIGLE, RUFUS AND MARTHA WAINWRIGHT, EMMYLOU HARRIS AND MORE
  • SHOW BY MALAYSIAN BOYBAND SUPERSTARS RAIHAN
  • CRICKET-THEMED NIGHT WITH NEIL HANNON'S DUCKWORTH LEWIS METHOD
  • TAQWACORE NIGHT DEDICATED TO US ISLAMIC PUNK SCENE
  • SPECIAL MELTDOWN PERFORMANCES BY SEASICK STEVE, PAOLO NUTINI, FIELD MUSIC, CODEINE VELVET CLUB, KRYSTLE WARREN, BETTYE LAVETTE, VAN DYKE PARKS AND CLARE AND THE REASONS

The Observer is Media Partner of Meltdown 2010

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