Many more acts and entertainments have been announced for the second bluedot which takes place from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th July 2017 at Jodrell Bank, the Cheshire observatory at the cutting edge of humanity’s quest for knowledge.
For the Arboretum Stage there's mix-tape maestros Late Night Tales presenting Nightmares on Wax, as well as Juanita Stein, The Travelling Band, Paul Thomas Sounders, Francis Lung, Alessi, Charlotte Carpenter, Ardyn, We Were Strangers, Sam Airey, Charlie Barnes, Mi May, Fighting Caravans, James Smith (PWGG), Ben Pike, Kindest Of Thieves, Alter Hanglands, Simon, Widdowson, The Silver Reserve, These Men, Shadowlark.
There's also Algorave, with algorithmically generated electronic music with live coders Anny, Belisha Beacon, Canute, Calum Gunn, Hellocatfood, Coral Manton and Miri Kat, and elsewhere on the bill there's Space Afrika, Will Tramp, Dream Wife, Galaxians, Sweat, XAM Duo, WH Lung, DJ Woody, Kelly Lee Owens, Andy Votel, Post War Glamour Girls, and Annabel Fraser.
Said festival director Ben Robinson: "The team are thrilled to announce another batch of amazing artists for this years festival. Stay tuned for more intergalactic announcements as we continue to put together a very unique weekend of music, science, arts, technology and the exploration of space in partnership with the renowned Jodrell Bank Observatory."
Bluedot is headlined by Pixies, Orbital and Alt-J, with Ezra Furman and The Boyfriends, Warpaint, experimental Squarepusher project Shobaleader One, Shura, Andrew Weatherall, Factory Floor, The Moonlandingz, and more, along with a full weekend of fascinating space and science based culture, from best-selling authors, academics and artists, including the brilliant best selling author Frank Cottrell-Boyce, the return of Prof David Nutt, Prof Danny Dorling and the acclaimed Arthur Miller.
For the full music line-up details so far please see the bluedot line-up page.
Tickets are on sale priced at £149 including camping.
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