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This Year's Bloc Will Be The Last
Christian Eede , February 10th, 2016 12:23

2016 edition of the techno weekender will be the last ever

This year’s Bloc weekend will be the last, the organisers have announced.

Speaking to Resident Advisor, Bloc co-founder Alex Benson says: “This is it. It’s the final one and we won’t be doing any curtain calls, encores, reunion tours or one-last-jobs. If you ever want to see the titans of techno (and related musics) face down with 6,000 ravers in a Butlins holiday park, this is your very last opportunity to do so. We think that this lineup and the show we have planned is a fitting, powerful crescendo to Bloc's ten-year story.”

After the last ever Bloc, Benson says the team will focus their efforts on their East London venue on Autumn Street with plans to build a “super club”. Speaking of the company’s ambitious plans, Benson says: “It will, like the current venue, be called Bloc. And it will be surrounded by music studios which won't cost the earth to rent and aren't about to be sold, knocked down or redeveloped.”

This year’s Bloc weekend takes place from March 11-13 with Omar-S set to finish off the last ever edition of the festival which takes place at Butlins Minehead. For the full line-up and to purchase passes and a chalet, click here.

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