Bluedot reveal the first wave of artists for bluedot 2020 with Björk, Groove Armada and Metronomy headlining the fifth edition of our award-winning festival at Jodrell Bank Observatory. They also welcome the first British ESA astronaut Tim Peake as part of thier exciting science line-up, with more announced soon.
One of the most influential and ground-breaking musicians of all time, Björk’s festival exclusive set will close bluedot with a uniquely commissioned performance alongside Manchester’s famed Hallé Orchestra featuring incredible bespoke projections on the Lovell Telescope. Also topping the bill are indie-electro giants, Metronomyand one of the planet’s best-loved dance acts, Groove Armada.
In case you have lived under a rock and havent been yet…. bluedot is a weekend of music, science and cosmic culture at the UK’s home of astronomy, Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire. With a mission to inspire, entertain and highlight the fragility of the planet, bluedot is a multi award-winning celebration of creativity and ideas beneath the iconic Lovell Telescope.
Previous music headliners have included Kraftwerk, The Chemical Brothers, New Order, Hot Chip, The Flaming Lips, Blue Planet in concert with the Halle Orchestra and more, while science and culture headliners have included Helen Sharman [First British astronaut], James Burke [Presenter, BBC Apollo 11 1969], Brian Cox, Libby Jackson [UK Space Agency] and Richard Dawkins.bluedot 2020 weekend tickets go on sale from 10AM on Friday 14 February. Secure your tickets from just £20 deposit, then split the cost across our 5 month payment plan or book outright.