Boy George, Peaches, Patti Smith and Marianne Faithful have been hand-picked by Yoko Ono for the Southbank Centre’s Meltdown Festival this year.
Curating the iconic festival’s 20th anniversary, the artist and peace activist -more widely known as John Lennon’s widow- has also secured Siouxsie, Kim Gordon, Reggie Watts, Iggy and the Stooges, Immortal Technique, Savages, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Cibo Matto.
Yoko Ono’s Meltdown will run from June 14-23 at the Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX. Tickets are on sale now. Phone: 0844 847 9944 http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/meltdown