The 26th edition of Nile Rodgers’ Meltdown, due to take place on London’s South Bank at the beginning of August, will again be a mix of exclusive collaborations and global one-offs. Headliners so far announced include Anitta, Thundercat, Songhoy Blues, Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein performing Stranger Things, Alfa Mist, Durand Jones & The Indications, Kokoroko, A Night of Studio 54, and of course the man himself, Nile Rodgers and CHIC.
A Night Of Studio 54 [Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer] Legendary Manhattan nightclub Studio 54 – dubbed ‘the hippest place on the planet’ by Nile Rodgers – is recreated at Southbank Centre. Runs ‘til 4am for state-of-the-art sound, go-go dancers and original Studio 54 DJs including, John ‘Jellybean’ Benitez.
Thundercat [Royal Festival Hall]
Kokoroko[Queen Elizabeth Hall]
Anitta[Royal Festival Hall] Durand Jones & The Indications [Queen Elizabeth Hall]
Kyle Dixon& Michael Steinperforming Stranger Things[Royal Festival Hall] Alfa Mist[Queen Elizabeth Hall]
Dave Stewart’s Eurhythmics Songbook[Royal Festival Hall] Despacio[Clore Ballroom] A collaborative club night from LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy and Soulwax’s Stephen and David Dewaele
Sophie[Royal Festival Hall] Despacio[Clore Ballroom]
Songhoy Blues[Royal Festival Hall]
Visit www.southbankcentre.co.uk for full info and to book.