PublishedWed, 6 Feb 2019, 10:51
- James Blake, Mala, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Nitzer Ebb are among the extensive list of acts.
The lineup for Lyon's Nuits Sonores has been completed.
The festival's 17th edition runs from May 28th through June 2nd. Day and night programmes will bring live and DJ acts to multiple venues across the city.
Curators for the daytime program, announced at the end of last year, include Bonobo, Peggy Gou, Maceo Plex and Lena Willikens. Now each artist has confirmed who they'll bring along. On day one, Bonobo has invited Shanti Celeste, DjRUM and Andrew Weatherall. Peggy Gou takes day two with Ben UFO, Ge-ology and Glenn Underground. Maceo Plex runs day three with Joy Orbison, Jensen Interceptor and Midland. Lena Willikens finishes off day four with I-F, Elena Colombi, Marie Davidson and Donato Dozzy.
Night programming will run three out of the four days, promising a diverse range of styles. Night one sees live shows from James Blake, Jon Hopkins and Lorenzo Senni, while Mall Grab and I Hate Models are billed to DJ. After a festival night off, Mala, Deena Abdelwahed and Nitzer Ebb will play live on night three, with a closing DJ set by Volvox & Umfang. The final night welcomes Jayda G, The Black Madonna and Tony Allen & Jeff Mills's collaborative performance.
There will also be a special concert with Chilly Gonzales to kick off the festival on May 28th.
Read our review of five key performances from Nuits Sonores 2018.