bluedot festival organisers have revealed details of its 2019 line-up, which includes performances from New Order and Hot Chip, who will be joining Kraftwerk on the headline bill. Other additions include electronic pioneer Jon Hopkins, Mercury nominated poet, playwright and rapper Kate Tempest, alt-electro storyteller John Grant, Gruff Rhys, Jennifer Lee aka TOKIMONSTA and Anna Calvi.
Key speakers this year, include leading science, wildlife and natural history broadcaster Liz Bonnin, Professor of Disability Research Tom Shakespeare and women’s rights activist Dr Helen Pankhurst, as well as Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Dr Libby Jackson, TV presenter Dallas Campbell and the return of The Clangers celebrating their 50th anniversary. The full science, arts and culture programme plus details of the highly anticipated Moon landing celebration will be announced in upcoming weeks.
Tickets for bluedot festival can be purchased via the official website. Festival-goers should buy tickets now to avoid missing out.
So far Bluedot’s 2019 line-up looks like this:
Kraftwerk 3-D, New Order, Hot Chip
Jon Hopkins, Kate Tempest, 808 State , John Grant Gogo Penguin, Gruff Rhys, Anna Calvi
Les Amazones D’afrique,
The Halle And Bluedot Present Lift-Off
The Go! Team, Ibibio Sound Machine
Omar Souleyman, Tokimonsta [Av Set],
Kelly Lee Owens, Elder Island, Du Blonde,
She Drew The Gun, K Á R Y Y N, Gabe Gurnsey [Live], Dj Food ‘O Is For Orange’, Henge, Tvam,
Mark Radcliffe’s Une, Meteor Musik,
David Attenborough’s Jungle Boogie
Maxine Peake [Dj]. Dj Paulette. Katbrownsugar
John Leather’s Tarantino Disco,
Scalping, Juniore. Audiobooks. Kinkajous. The Physics House Band, Tony Njoku. The Lucid Dream. Kayla Painter., Caolfhionn Rose. Blanket. Yang,
Hello Cosmos. Sunda Arc. Grimm Twins. Jade Parker
Plus First Science And Culture Headliners:
Liz Bonnin. Helen Pankhurst. Tom Shakespeare
Jim Al-Khalili. Libby Jackson. Dallas Campbell
Clangers 50th Anniversary
Bluedot festival takes place between 18th and 21st July 2019 at Jodrell Bank Observatory.