In Pictures – Bluedot Festival 2019


This year’s Blue Dot at UNESCO World Heritage site Jodrell Bank once again proved that it remains one of the friendliest and best-run festivals in the Uk. Here’s a photo gallery of just some of the highlights which included a storming set from the mercury nominated Anna Calvi, New Order still sounding like the future but also acknowledging the past performing a career-spanning set which included Joy Division classics such as ‘Shes Lost Control’, ‘Atmosphere’ and ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’, Jarvis Cocker entering the stage via the audience and Kraftwerk’s incredible 3d spectacular. There were also amazing performances from up and coming bands such as SPQR, Deep Deep Water, Squid and VPME Favourites Another Sky. Tickets for next years 2020 event are on sale now –

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Andy Von Pip

ANDY VON PIP - Founder, editor, writer, reviewer, photographer and all-round good guy at the House photographer for The Academy Music Group, Zuma Press, Event Magazine and Rex Features worldwide. You can check out his photography at Andy Von Pip Photography Has been new music tipster on BBC6 Music, Amazing Radio, and DJ on Strangeways Radio (USA.) Can currently be heard on IWFM Radio. His radio work has been described as sounding like Ian McCulloch on ketamine fused with Ringo Starr. New music tipster on Amazing Radio, moderator for BBC 6 Music DJ Tom Robinson's Fresh on the Net, former member of "BBC's Sound Of" panel. Written and photographic work has appeared in The Quietus, Music Week, Record Of The Day, The Guardian, GIITV, The Sabotage Times, Bido Lito, The Skinny, Louder Than War. Media partner and curator for Liverpool Sound City.

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