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Ray Davies unveils Meltdown lineup

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Ray Davies has unveiled the lineup of this year's Meltdown festival.

As previously announced, the ex-Kinks man is curating this year's event, which takes place at several venues at London's Southbank Centre from June 10 to June 19.

Davies himself will open the event with his band at the Royal Festival Hall and close proceedings with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Crouch End Festival Chorus at the same venue on the final day.

Tickets go on sale to Southbank Centre Members on March 29 at 10am and are available on general release from March 31 at 10am.

The full lineup is as follows:
  • June 10 - Ray Davies & Band, Royal Festival Hall
  • June 10 - The Crazy World of Arthur Brown & The Legendary Pink Dots, Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 10 - Roger McGough & special guests, Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 11- The Fugs, Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 11- Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band, The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall
  • June 12 - Yo La Tengo: Reinventing the Wheel, Royal Festival Hall
  • June 13 - Terry Jones & Michael Palin In Conversation, Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 13 - Michael Eavis: Glastonbury Life, Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 14 - Alan Price Set, Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 15 - Nick Lowe & special guests, Royal Festival Hall
  • June 15 - John Cooper Clarke & John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett, Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 16 - London Sinfonietta: Birtwistle & Maxwell Davies, Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 16 - A Tribute to Tony Wilson, Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 17 - Madness, Royal Festival Hall
  • June 17 - Ben Waters: Boogie4Stu, Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 18 - The Sonics & Wire, Royal Festival Hall
  • June 18 - Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir of the Sixties and Beyond, Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 18 - Lydia Lunch: Big Sexy Noise, Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • June 19 - Ray Davies & London Philharmonic Orchestra with the Crouch End Festival Chorus, Royal Festival Hall

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