For the last 23 summers, Meltdown festival has allowed the Southbank Centre to hand over its programming calendar to a class of people hardly famed for their organisational skills – musicians. Luckily the impressive list of Meltdown curators (including David Bowie, John Peel and Yoko Ono) have always pulled through, making the festival an annual cultural highlight of the city.
Time Out revealed that the curator for Meltdown 2016 – taking place June 10-19 – will be Guy Garvey, frontman of Mercury Prize-winning band Elbow, broadcaster on BBC 6 Music and champion of new music, as well as all-round affable chap.
Keep an eye on this page to read about artists and line-ups for Meltdown 2016 as they're announced. In the meantime, you can read our exclusive interview with Guy Garvey.