Nile Rodgers has been announced as the curator of this year’s Meltdown Festival.
The annual event, which comes to London’s Southbank Centre from 3rd-11th August, has previously been curated by The Cure’s Robert Smith, Elbow’s Guy Garvey, David Bowie and more.
“To be able to curate and produce nine days of live music for the city of London, the UK and music enthusiasts visiting from all over the world is truly a dream come true,” the legend said of the news.
“Anyone who knows my career knows that Funk, Disco, Jazz, Soul, Classical, POP, New Wave, R&B, Fusion, Punk Rock, Afrobeat, Electronic and Dance music all play a role and you can expect that to be reflected in the performances we are planning. It’s all about the groove and this August everyone in London will be dancing to incredible live performances!”
There have been no artist announcements for the 2019 Meltdown yet, but they’re set to arrive soon.