Bill includes tribute to Wainwright's mum Kate McGarrigle
Other performances on the bill, curated by Thompson, include a collaboration evening in tribute to folk singer Kate McGarrigle (June 12), who died in January.
Called a ‘Celebration of Kate McGarrigle’, the evening will see McGarrigle‘s children Martha Wainwright and Rufus Wainwright plus Lisa Hannigan, Emmylou Harris, Anna McGarrigle, Jenni Muldaur, Beth Orton and Linda Ronstadt perform onstage together. Thompson will also appear alongside his son Teddy and former wife Linda.
See Meltdown.southbankcentre.co.uk for more information.
The line-up for this year’s Meltdown, which runs throughout June, is:
Clare and The Reasons
Codeine Velvet Club
Linda Ronstadt (TBC)
Loudon Wainwright III