Jarvis Cocker, Sons of Kemet & more announced for Bluedot Festival UK 2019

Festival organisers are over the moon to reveal new music additions, comedy names, day splits and day ticket news for bluedot 2019.

Geek-chic superstar and national treasure JARVIS COCKER is a welcome addition to the festival with a rare live set on the Saturday. Four-piece SONS OF KEMET, Kinshasan collective KOKOKO!, SELF ESTEEM, ANOTHER SKY, SQUID and many more also join the eclectic bill, alongside DERRICK CARTER, who will be bringing a sublime mix of futuristic tribal house and tech-disco with his ‘Cosmic Disco’, hosted by the UK’s most exciting disco party La Discothèque.

Late night parties include Nyege Nyege Tapes presenting an exclusive line-up featuring OTIM ALPHA, SLICKBACK and electro Acholi pioneer LEO P-LAYENG, while Mixmag will host genre-blending DJ JOSEY REBELLE and energetic party mixer PEACH. Other additions include Manchester DJ and producer WILLOW and sets from award-winning DJ RALPH LAWSON, both hosted by Inner City Electronic.

Bluedot organisers are thrilled to also announce the names on this year’s comedy line-up including award-winning comedian JOHN ROBINS, KNIGHTMARE LIVE – the critically acclaimed stage adaptation of the cult TV show, Knightmare, Irish freestyle rapper and comedian ABANDOMAN, KIRI PRITCHARD-MCLEAN, THE DARK ROOM, PAUL FOOT plus many more.

This year Bluedot are introducing Day and Night tickets for Friday. A Day & Night ticket will be £59.75 and allow you to enjoy the full day of science, cosmic culture and more, including Dot Talks, panels and screenings, plus all music and late night activity. Day & Night ticket does not include camping.

Friday Night Gig ticket provides entry from 5.30PM for just £35, for key headline music acts across all stages – including Hot Chip, Jon Hopkins, Kate Tempest, Ibibio Sound Machine, TOKiMONSTA and Kelly Lee Owens. Please note, the majority of talks and cultural programming is complete by 5.30PM. Night Gig Pass does not include camping.

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