‘SCRATCH’ SQUAD!

All the details on this year's event...

Dub reggae legend LEE ‘SCRATCH’ PERRY has invited Macy Gray, Trickyand PUBLIC ENEMY to the eleventh annual MELTDOWN FESTIVAL.

The 12-date event, which takes place at the Royal Festival Hall and the Queen Elizabeth Hall from June 8-30 will also feature performances from Asian Dub Foundation, Tortoise, Ozomatli and Tricky

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Perry will perform his own songs and the songs of Bob Marley And The Wailers on June 14 and will also perform on stage with both Macy Gray (16) and David Bowie (27).

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The Meltdown shows are as follows:

Alpha Blondy with Kingpin – Royal Festival Hall (June 8)

Public Enemy with Lod as Wod – Royal Festival Hall (10)

Tortoise with Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry and Mad Professor – Royal Festival Hall (11)

Sly & Robbie and Michael Rose with Howie B – Royal Festival Hall (13)

Jamaican Dance Day – Royal Festival Hall Ballroom (14)

The Songs of Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry featuring Michael Rose, Sly & Robbie, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Skin, Neville Staples, Rankin’ Roger – Queen Elizabeth Hall (15)

Tricky and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry with Mad Professor – Royal Festival Hall (16)

Michael Franti and Spearhead and Sun Ra Arkestra and DJ Spooky – Royal Festival Hall (20)

Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Dennis Bovell Dub Band – Queen Elizabeth Hall (21)

Fun Lovin’ Criminals with Stateside Hombres – Royal Festival Hall (23)

Lover’s Rock: Susan Cadogan, Aisha, Sister Audrey – Queen Elizabeth Hall (24)

David Holmes’ Free Association – Queen Elizabeth Hall (26)

Macy Gray and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry – Royal Festival Hall (27)

Asian Dub Foundation and Ozomatli – Queen Elizabeth Hall (30)

For tickets call the box office on 020 7960 4242 or [url=]click here.