BLOC weekend adds Modeselektor, and Ikonika

plus Ben Klock, Apparat, Rustie and many more.

By Scott Williams | Published: Sat 11th Dec 2010


BLOC weekend 2011

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th March 2011
Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5SH, England MAP
from £140 per person - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 5,000

Modeselektor, Ben Klock Ramadanman, and Ikonika top the latest wave of acts confirmed for BLOC Weekend 2011 as stages programmed by Modeselektion, Numbers, Outlook, Plex, and are announced.

The latest new additions to the festival include the Modselektion stage offering an eclectic bill centered on dubstep and punishing Berghain techno. Ben Klock will provide the latter, while Ramadanman, and Ikonika take care of the former. Modeselektor and Apparat will play separately and German artist Siriusmo is also added to the bill.

Jamie XX, Rustie, and SBTRKT will all play the Numbers stage, along with some of the Glaswegian Numbers DJs. Warp's online shop will host Kyle Hall, Boxcutter (live), and Luke Abbott, plus a 'very special guest' who is yet to be announced. London outfit Plex contribute Ancient Methods, and Silent Servant.

Croatian festival Outlook will be adding to the mix as well, represented by Iration Steppas, Redlight, Top Cat and more.

Other artists announced today include The Advent (live), Oscar Mulero, and DJ Funk.

A Guy Called Gerald has been added to the I Love Acid stage, where he'll allegedly play a set made up entirely of records from before 1988.

The event promises a line-up of something like 60+ international acts. Acts confirmed include Aphex Twin, Magnetic Man, Mary Anne Hobbs, LFO, Moderat, Vitalic, Joy Orbison, Seth Troxler, Claude Von Stroke, Beardyman, Dopplereffekt, Digital Mystikz, Four Tet, Speedy J, Drop The Lime, Toddla T, L-Vis 1990, Roska, Al Tourettes, Mary Anne Hobbs, Venetian Snares, King Midas Sound, Daedelus, Seth Troxler, Lee Curtiss, Joy Orbison, Soul Clap, Floating Points, B12, Legowelt, and many more. For the line-up details as available please click here.

There will be two stages plus a pub stage, an Un:BLOC stage offering a range of non-electronic acts, and an interactive arts arena.

BLOC weekend sees the festival celebrating their first five years with three days of independent electronic music from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th March 2011 at Butlins Resort, Minehead, in Somerset.

Ticket bookings are done per chalet. Tickets have to be bought in groups of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 (8 berth has sold out) according to the size of the apartment wanted. 'Self-Catering' apartments have a kitchen and a separate living room, and 'Room-Only' apartments do not. A room only ticket is priced at £140 per person, including festival passes. A self catering apartment is priced at £160 per person, including festival passes.

To buy tickets, click here.

For each of the previous four years BLOC weekend has sold out and expect 2011 to be no exception.

Butlins @ Minehead

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