More names an­nounced for Blue­dot

Macclesfield Express - - FRONT PAGE -

BLUE­DOT Fes­ti­val has an­nounced the sec­ond wave of acts per­form­ing at this year’s event at Jo­drell Bank.

Elec­tronic art-pop duo Goldfrapp join the bill along with leg­endary space-rock sur­vivors Hawk­wind.

French elec­tronic mae­stro Vi­talic will also be bring­ing his gen­re­bust­ing blend of techno, elec­tro, house and disco to the line-up.

Else­where on the bill are Space Afrika, Will Tramp and Dream Wife.

The newly an­nounced acts join pre­vi­ous­lyre­vealed head­lin­ers Or­bital, Pix­ies and alt-J at the event, which takes over the Mac­cles­field ob­ser­va­tory from July 7 to 9.

Fes­ti­val di­rec­tor Ben Robin­son said: “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.”

The full line-up can be seen at dis­cover­the­blue­, where tick­ets are on sale now start­ing from £159 for the full week­end with camp­ing.

Pic: Tom Martin

Last year’s inau­gu­ral Blue­dot fes­ti­val

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