Lou Reed signs up for London’s Meltdown Festival
Velvet Underground guru set to play at the invitation of curator Antony Hegarty
Lou Reed is the latest name to sign up for Antony Hegarty's Meltdown Festival in London.
The Velvet Underground frontman and solo star will play the Royal Festival Hall on Friday 10 August.
Also playing Meltdown are Diamanda Galás, Laurie Anderson, Elizabeth Fraser, CocoRosie, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Joey Arias, Marc Almond, Hal Willner: Freedom Rides and many more.
Tickets will go on sale to Southbank Members at 10am Tuesday 29 May, and on general sale at 10am on Thursday 31 May. Tickets for Lou Reed’s Meltdown show can be ordered from