Glastonbury’s Block9 is doubling in measurement for 2019

Glastonbury’s beloved late-night hub Block9 is being “doubled in measurement” for the 2019 version of the pageant.

Block9 co-founders Gideön Berger and Stephen Gallagher revealed the plans, which have been 4 years within the making, in an interview with Mary Anne Hobbs on BBC 6Music.

The space that homes the NYC Downlow, Genosys (pictured) and London Underground venues will now be unfold throughout two fields and is extending its programming with a “very thrilling new venture”.

Speaking to Hobbs, the Block9 heads mentioned: “Essentially, we’re doubling in measurement, we’ve taken over one other discipline so Block9 is increasing and we've a really, very thrilling new venture that we’ve been engaged on for the final 4 years and it’s going to occur in June this yr.”

Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis promised “radical” adjustments for subsequent yr’s occasion, beforehand describing Block9’s plans as “fairly mind-boggling” to NME.

Arcadia has additionally introduced its fire-breathing spider is not going to characteristic in 2019 in favour of "a very totally different journey" that can "increase the bar" on the pageant.


Patrick Hinton is Mixmag's Digital Staff Writer, comply with him on Twitter

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