Robert Smith confirms Meltdown appearance with CURÆTION-25

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Robert Smith has finally confirmed that he will play his own Meltdown festival at London’s Southbank Centre in June.

CURÆTION-25 is a special two-hour show from Smith and “four curious friends” that will close the festival on Sunday June 24, with support from The Twilight Sad.

Other newly confirmed Meltdown acts include Death Cab For Cutie, Low, Loop, Moon Duo, Frightened Rabbit, Suzanne Vega, Black Moth Super Rainbow, God Is An Astronaut, Maybeshewill and the UK premiere of Liminal, an immersive live sound experience performed by Sigur Ros singer Jónsi.


You can now see the full list of Meltdown concerts here, including previously announced acts Mogwai, My Bloody Valentine and Manic Street Preachers.

Tickets go on sale to Southbank Centre members on Friday (13 April) and to everyone else on Monday (16 April).

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