Massive Attack reveal Meltdown Festival line-up

Grace Jones, Elbow and Gang Of Four to play London event

Massive Attack will be joined by the likes of Grace Jones, Gang Of Four and Elbow when they curate the forthcoming Meltdown Festival in London.

The Bristol band will play two shows themselves at the event, which takes place on various venues on the city’s South Bank in June.

Tickets go on sale to the general public from Friday (April 25) at 9am – go to southbankcentre.co.uk/meltdown.

The line-up so far is:

Massive Attack (Royal Festival Hall, June 14/22)

Gong (Queen Elizabeth Hall, June 14)

Yellow Magic Orchestra (Royal Festival Hall, June 15)

Reggae Acoustic Songbook – Horace Andy, Johnny Clarke, Earl 16, Prince Malachai (Queen Elizabeth Hall, June 15)

Elbow, Fleet Foxes (Royal Festival Hall, June 16)

Vangelis’ ‘Blade Runner’ soundtrack performed live by The Heritage Orchestra, mixed by Massive Attack (Royal Festival Hall, June 17)

Stiff Little Fingers performing ‘Inflammable Material’ , Mark Stewart, The Maffia, Adrian Sherwood (Royal Festival Hall, June 18)

The Shortwave Set, Martina Topley Bird (Queen Elizabeth Hall, June 18)

Grace Jones (Royal Festival Hall, June 19)

Massive Attack presents future sounds of Hip-Hop: Dalek, Cool Kids, Shape Of Broad Minds, Flying Lotus (Queen Elizabeth Hall, June 19)

Gang Of Four, Tom Tom Club (Royal Festival Hall, June 20)

Terry Callier, Aloe Blacc (Queen Elizabeth Hall, June 20)

Tunng, Leila (Queen Elizabeth Hall, June 21)

Saxon Sound System with Musclehead, Tippa Irie, Trevor Sax and Papa Levi (Festival Riverside, June 22)

United Visual Artists Instillation Volume (Riverside Terrace, June 13-22)

Silent Disco with guests DJs including Four Tet + Peaches (Outdoor Stage, June 13, 14, 19, 20, 21)

More acts and events are set to be announced shortly.