Melt Festival 2020 reveals first batch of names

Michael Kiwanuka
Photo: Olivia Rose

Melt Festival announced first names of next year’s edition. Michael Kiwanuka and Róisín Murphy will perform at the German festival. Melt Festival will take place between 17 and 19 July 2020.

Super Early Bird tickets are already sold out. Tickets from Phase I are available now for €124,95 for the weekend and €74 for a day pass.

Full list of newly announced artists:

  • Afrodeutsche
  • Alli Neumann
  • Alyona Alyona
  • Ama Lou
  • Bakar
  • Bicep
  • Channel Tres
  • Earthgang
  • Ellen Allien
  • Fatima Yahama
  • Floating Points
  • Folamour
  • Franc Moody
  • Haiyti
  • Jayda G
  • Job Jobse
  • Keke

  • Kummer
  • Marcel Dettmann
  • DJ Stingray
  • Mashrou Leila
  • Michael Kiwanuka
  • Partiboi69
  • Paula Temple
  • Polo & Pan
  • Prospa
  • Róisín Murphy
  • Rüfüs Du Sol
  • Skee Mask
  • Stenny
  • Zenker Brothers
  • Two Feet

You can see the poster below:

Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka is an English indie rock singer and record producer born in 1987. He started his music career as a session guitarist for the English rapper Chipmunk and Bashy before releasing his debut album Home Again in 2012. The album gained positive reviews from the critics, peaking at number 4 in the UK charts. In 2016, he released his second album Love & Hate, which received even greater critical and commercial success. With clear influences from many great musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Bill Withers and Otis Redding, Kiwanuka has been the opening act for many great artists including Adele in 2011 and Mumford and Sons.

Melt 2020

Photo: Stephan Flad (Melt 2018)

Melt was first held in 1997 and is now considered one of the biggest open-air electronic festivals in Germany. Though it has been recognised as an electronic festival, pop and alternative bands also perform regularly. Throughout the years, M.I.A., Björk, Oasis, Massive Attack and Editors have headlined the festival.

  • Location: Ferropolis, Gräfenhainichen, Germany.
  • Date: 17 – 19 July 2020.
  • Tickets: on sale for €124,95 for a weekend ticket, or €224,95 for a VIP weekend ticket.
  • For more information, visit our festival page or the official website.