Guy Garvey, lead singer of Elbow, 6 Music DJ, presenter of BBC iPlayer’s Music Box with Guy Garvey and solo artist, curates the 23rd Meltdown.
Guy joins a long list of renowned festival directors including Jarvis Cocker, Patti Smith, David Bowie, Yoko Ono, Ornette Coleman and David Byrne
This year’s Meltdown has an eclectic range of artists, Guy goes back to his roots with Mancunian trio I am Kloot performing their Mercury-nominated album with backing from a 12-piece orchestra.
Other featured artists include Lift to Experience, Femi Kuti, The Staves, Connan Mockasin, Richard Hawley and Laura Marling .
With circus acts, poetry, art installations, free events and much more, the Meltdown Festival will offer something for everyone.
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