Chaka Khan in the Royal Festival Hall © Jo Metson Scott

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Hattie Lloyd 20/01/24

Meltdown Festival

Chaka Khan’s Meltdown has now been scheduled.

But there’s no cause for concern – Christine and The Queens had one before her, and Nile Rodgers – the legend behind Chic – had one the year before that.

We’re talking, of course, about the Southbank Centre‘s annual Meltdown Festival, curated each summer by a different musician or cultural figure. And this year, it’s the turn of the iconic 80s star to put together a funk-packed programme of live music, parties and more.

It’s all unfolding between 14th and 23rd June 2024 at the midcentury riverside venue on the South Bank. The ten-time Grammy winner will of course be putting on a headline show herself, but she’ll also be inviting in her own hand-picked line up of artists and collectives to perform across the ten days. And as always, the two weekend slots will be devoted to free events and outdoor parties to make the most of the summer weather.

Here’s hoping she has the power to schedule that in too.


NOTE: Chaka Khan’s Meltdown runs at the Southbank Centre from 14th-23rd June 2024. We’ll update this when the line-up is announced and tickets go on sale, but you can also keep an eye out HERE.

Chaka Khan’s Meltdown | Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX

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Meltdown Festival

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, Southbank, SE1 8XX