Festivals: Marika Hackman, Richard Hawley & NZCA Lines join Guy Garvey’s Meltdown

Marika Hackman, Richard Hawley & NZCA Lines join Guy Garvey’s Meltdown

They join the likes of Laura Marling, The Staves & Connan Mockasin at the Southbank Centre event.

Marika Hackman, Richard Hawley and NZCA Lines are amongst the final acts to be confirmed to perform at this year’s Meltdown Festival, as curated by Guy Garvey.

As part of this year’s programme of events, Hawley will be performing tracks from his eighth record ‘Hollow Meadows’, while Hackman will open for Laura Marling’s show and NZCA Lines will join Connan Mockasin.

Other artists joining the line-up include Tiggs da Author, STEVE, Mano McLaughlin, The Plumedores, Kiran Leonard and Jesca Hoop

This year’s edition of the Southbank Centre event is set to take place from 10th to 19th June, and will also play host to the likes of Laura Marling, Connan Mockasin, Robert Plant, The Staves and I Am Kloot.

The full programme of events is as follows.


10 Life To Experience + Kiran Leonard, Royal Festival Hall (7.30pm)
10 Drunk At Vogue, Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall (10.30pm)
11 The Bryan Glancy Stage, Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall (2pm - 7pm)
11 Femi Kuti, Royal Festival Hall (7.30pm)
11 K.O.G. & The Zongo Brigade / Afriquoi, Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall (10.30pm)
11 This Is The Kit, Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden (7pm)
11 Meltdown The River, Meltdown Party Boat (departs from Royal Festival Hall) (12:30pm & 6:30pm)
12 Meltdown Circus Day, Southbank Centre (11.30am - 5.30pm)
13 I Am Kloot + The Plumedores, Royal Festival Hall (7.30pm)
14 The Staves, Royal Festival Hall (7.30pm)
14 Evidently, Blue Room at Royal Festival Hall (7.30pm)
15 Connan Mockasin + NZCA Lines, Royal Festival Hall (7.30pm)
15 Steve, Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall (10.30pm)
16 Richard Hawley, Royal Festival Hall (7.30pm)
17 Guy Garvey + Jesca Hoop, Royal Festival Hall (7.30pm)
18 The Bryan Glancy Stage, Riverside Terrace (1pm - 7.30pm)
18 Laura Marling + Marika Hackman, Royal Festival Hall (7.30pm)
18 Beyond The Bassline - Guy Garvey Special, St Paul’s Roof Pavilion (3pm)
19 The Boat We’re In, Royal Festival Hall (7.30pm)
19 Refugees Welcome, across public spaces in Royal Festival Hall (1pm - 7pm)

Tickets for this year’s Meltdown Festival are on sale now. For more information, head to their official website.

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