Broken Bells go into Meltdown

Broken Bells are set to appear at Richard Thompson's Meltdown this year. More details below...

SOUTHBANK CENTRE ANNOUNCES INITIAL LINE-UP FOR
RICHARD THOMPSON’S MELTDOWN
FRIDAY 11 – MONDAY 21 JUNE, SOUTHBANK CENTRE, LONDON
The Observer is Media Partner of Meltdown 2010

•  FIRST MAJOR UK SHOW BY BROKEN BELLS
•  RARE LONDON SOLO PERFORMANCE BY ELVIS COSTELLO
•  SPECIAL MELTDOWN SHOWS BY PAOLO NUTINI AND SEASICK STEVE
•  UK PREMIERE OF RICHARD THOMPSON’S CABARET OF SOULS
•  SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO KATE McGARRIGLE, WITH ANNA McGARRIGLE, RUFUS AND MARTHA WAINWRIGHT, EMMYLOU HARRIS AND MANY MORE
•  CRICKET-THEMED NIGHT WITH NEIL HANNON’S DUCKWORTH LEWIS METHOD
•  AN EVENING OF POLITICAL SONG IN THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, WITH MARTIN CARTHY, TOM ROBINSON, BORIS GREBENSHIKOV AND MORE
•  TAQWACORE NIGHT DEDICATED TO US ISLAMIC PUNK SCENE
•  MAJOR PERFORMANCE BY MALAYSIAN BOYBAND SUPERSTARS RAIHAN
•  PLUS PERFORMANCES BY FIELD MUSIC, THE LEISURE SOCIETY, CODEINE VELVET CLUB, KRYSTLE WARREN, BETTYE LAVETTE, BEAUSOLEIL, VAN DYKE PARKS AND CLARE AND THE REASONS


For eleven days in June, songwriting and guitar-playing legend Richard Thompson will take over Southbank Centre’s riverside venues and spaces as the 17th director of Meltdown. A diverse programme of concerts - covering everything from blues, Cajun, folk and soul to punk, indie and classical – talks and films, reflecting the eclectic tastes, influences and passions of an artist whose restless versatility has kept him consistently creative throughout his forty year career. For those who relish Meltdown’s unique mix of legendary names and rising stars, unlikely collaborations and those un-missable multi-artist bills, Richard Thompson’s Meltdown will not disappoint.

Last updated: 18/04/2018 16:36:39

Did you enjoy the article above? If so please help us by sharing it to your social networks with the buttons below...

Tags
Category News Flash

Latest Articles