New Order and Hot Chip are joining Kraftwerk as headliners at this year’s bluedot (18-21 July 2019), the fourth instalment of the award-winning music, science and culture event at Cheshire’s iconic Jodrell Bank Observatory.
Jodrell Bank, Macclesfield
Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st July 2019
New Order, Hot Chip, Kraftwerk, Jon Hopkins, Kate Tempest, John Grant + more
On Thursday night the Lovell Stage will host an orchestral extravaganza as Halle Orchestra presents Lift Off, a performance of specially selected sci-fi themes and music related to the Moon accompanied by unique big screen visuals.
Elsewhere on the line-up is Jon Hopkins, Kate Tempest, John Grant, Gruff Rhys, Jennifer Lee aka TOKIMONSTA,Anna Calvi. Les Amazones d’Afrique – featuring Mariam Doumbia of Amadou and Mariam and Angelique Kidjo, Omar Souleyman and a DJ set from Maxine Peake.
There will also be late night parties with Attenborough Jungle Boogie featuring visuals and audio samples from the beloved biologist, the Tarantino Disco cutting-up classic soundtracks from the legendary director’s movies and Fleetmac Wood, an AV rave mash-up of hits from the legendary band.
A full science and culture programme is also run over the weekend at the festival.