Grace Jones will curate London’s Meltdown Festival in 2020

The festival takes place June 12-21, 2020.

November 06, 2019
Grace Jones will curate London’s Meltdown Festival in 2020 Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for FYF  

Grace Jones, a longtime icon of music and fashion, will curate the 2020 edition of London's Meltdown Festival in 2020. The festival goes down June 12-21, 2020, and Jones were announce her first selections for performing acts early next year.

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The Jamaican icon issued a statement on the event in a press release obtained by Pitchfork: “Year after year, the festival continues to spread its colorful wings, allowing its curators to bring together an array of diverse talent not seen anywhere else. It’s about time I was asked to curate Meltdown darling, don’t you think?!”

Jones appeared at the Meltdown Festival as a performer in 2007 and 2008, curated by Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and Massive Attack respectively. In 2018, Jones was the subject of the documentary Bloodlight and Bami.

Grace Jones will curate London’s Meltdown Festival in 2020