Grace Jones Meltdown Festival
Grace Jones’ Meltdown to showcase boundary-breaking artists and international legends
Solange, Peaches, Jimmy Cliff, The Love Unlimited Synth Orchestra, Skunk Anansie, Baaba Maal, Lee Scratch Perry with Adrian Sherwood, Oumou Sangaré, Meshell Ndegeocello, Lee Fields and the Expressions, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and more to be announced, including many on the free Riverside Stage.
Southbank Centre today reveals the first acts chosen by international icon of music, fashion, art and film, and inimitable singer, songwriter, producer and performer, Grace Jones, for her 2020 Meltdown festival. The longest running artist-curated festival in the world reaches its 27th year, taking over Southbank Centre’s 17-acre London site from 21-21 June, with a global, generation-spanning line up.
With rare performances from international legends to contemporary pioneers, Grace Jones’ Meltdown reflects a decades-long career working with the finest musicians in the world, while remaining a towering figure of contemporary culture, continuing to inspire cutting-edge artists today.