Kraftwerk announced for Bluedot Festival

They will bring their special 3-D live show for its first UK headline festival performance.

Amelia Ward

Last updated: 23rd Nov 2018

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The organisers behind Bluedot Festival have confirmed that Kraftwerk will headline next year's event, bringing their 3D show to the UK for a festival first.

Forming in 1970, the group were part of West Germany's experimental 'krautrock' scene, taking on a more electronic pop sound during the latter part of the decade. Not only did they directly inspire synth-pop groups of the 80s, their influence is cited across practically every genre of modern music, from post-punk to techno.

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Set against the mesmerising backdrop of Jodrell Bank's Lovell Telescope in the depths of the Cheshire countryside, the festival consistently boasts one of the most eclectic and diverse line ups - the first announcement guarantees more of the same for next year.

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