Yoko Ono’s Meltdown line-up revealed – full details
Yoko Ono

Iggy Pop, Patti Smith and Boy George are among the acts confirmed for the Meltdown festival at London’s Southbank Centre in June, which is curated this year by Yoko Ono.

Yoko Ono
[Yoko Ono has chosen her favourite artists for Meltdown – Getty]

The series of concerts will open with a show by the Yoko Ono Plastic Band at London’s Royal Festival Hall on June 14, and continue over nine days.

Yoko Ono, the widow of John Lennon, celebrated her 80th birthday earlier this year by performing live in Berlin with her son Sean.

The 20th anniversary year of the Meltdown festival will also see performances from Siouxsie, Thurston Moore, Deerhoof and Reggie Watts – scroll down for the full list of concerts.

Tickets for Meltdown go on sale next Thursday (April 11) at 10am.

Meltdown line-up in full:

14 Jun: Yoko Ono Plastic Band, Royal Festival Hall
15 Jun: Siouxsie, Royal Festival Hall
15 Jun: Cibo Matto, Queen Elizabeth Hall
16 Jun: Immortal Technique, Royal Festival Hall
18 Jun: Reggie Watts plus Mac Lethal, Royal Festival Hall
18 Jun: Amadeus Leopold, Queen Elizabeth Hall
19 Jun: Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto, Royal Festival Hall
19 Jun: Thurston Moore, Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
20 Jun: Iggy and The Stooges plus Savages, Royal Festival Hall
20 Jun: Body/Head ft. Ikue Mori plus Mystical Weapons, Queen Elizabeth Hall
21 Jun: Deerhoof, Queen Elizabeth Hall
21 Jun: An Evening of Words and Music with Patti Smith, Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
22 Jun: Marianne Faithfull and Bill Frisell, Queen Elizabeth Hall
23 Jun: Boy George, Queen Elizabeth Hall
23 Jun: Double Fantasy Live With Special Guests, Royal Festival Hall

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