Search the University of Manchester siteSearch Menu StaffNet
Search type

bluedot festival day tickets go on sale

19 Apr 2017

Day tickets are now on sale, priced £59 per person, for the festival at Jodrell Bank from 7 until 9 July

bluedot

More acts have been confirmed, with singer-songwriter and producer, Astronomyy is a welcome addition to the festival. Known for his atmospheric chillwave and R&B-influenced indie electronic pop his performance is definitely not to be missed.

Following rave reviews from the debut of his studio album, ‘The Pace of the Passing’, Bombay Bicycle Club’s Bassist Ed Nash’s solo venture, Toothless also joins the eclectic bill and promises to create a mixture of wistful acoustic melodies, swelling electronic instrumentals and throbbing basslines . 

London due, Ten Fé have also been added to the bill on Sunday, to deliver a set of indie pop and lively guitar that spans across genres and styles. 

Elsewhere on the line-up include South London three-piece, Virginia Wing, Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation, DJ Woody, Diabel Cissokho, Diving Station, Loux, Atlar Hanglands, Aeva, Animal Noise and Benjamin William Pike. 

The new acts join headliners Orbital, Pixies and Alt J, along with other internationally renowned acts including Soulwax, Ezra Furman and The Boyfriends, Warpaint, Andrew Weatherall, Goldfrapp, Vitalic, Hawkwind, Mr Scruff and many, many more. 

bluedot is a three-day festival of discovery that fuses a complex mix of artists, speakers, scientists and performers into an event unlike any on earth. 

As well as an incredible live and electronic programme, In the hands-on Star Field and Planet Field, festival-goers will be able to take part in live experiments and science discussions on topics ranging from the brain to bees, glaciers to the galaxy’s magnetic field.  More details, including some amazing exhibitions and a family programme designed for all ages, will be announced in the coming weeks.