A new wave of acts have been announced for this year’s Melt Festival in Germany, which turns 20 this year.
Among the new additions are M.I.A and SOHN, who are also joined by Sampha, Hercules & Love Affair, Bicep (playing a live set) and jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington. Maggie Rogers, Sylvan Esso, Tom Misch, The Lemon Twigs, Egyptian Lover and Richie Hawtin are also headed to Ferropolis in Gräfenhainichen, with Modeselektor doing a DJ set.
The new acts join a wealth of artists who have already been announced, including MØ, The Kills, Warpaint, Glass Animals, Bonobo, NAO, Kate Tempest and Phoenix.
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