Bluedot festival brings Caribou, Underworld, Floating Points and more to Jodrell Bank

All sorts of fun stuff will go down at the iconic observatory this July.
A brand new festival taking place at Jodrell Bank has been announced.

Held at the iconic observatory, Bluedot invites fans to “camp out under the stars, and to explore a stellar programme of music, science, arts, technology, culture, food and film.”

Created by the team behind the Live From Jodrell Bank shows, Bluedot explains it’s mission is “to entertain and inspire through a full weekend of ground breaking encounters, including performances, DJ sets, comedy, talks, workshops and live experiments.”

Taking place between July 22nd and 24th, their music line-up features Underworld, Jean-Michel Jarre and Caribou at headliners, with appearances from Floating Points, DJ Shadow, Everything Everything, Public Service Broadcasting, Mercury Rev, Steve Mason, 65daysofstatic, British Sea Power, Dutch Uncles, Sundara Karma, Nai Harvest and loads more.

There’ll also be BBC Radio 4’s Infinite Monkey Cage, with Brian Cox and Robin Ince, alongside all sorts of other activities, lectures and general sciencey stuff.

You can find out full details on Bluedot’s website here.

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