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Bloc Party announce winter 2009 tour

Bloc Party

Story by Jack Foley

FRESH from completing their sold-out latest UK tour, Bloc Party have announced their biggest UK tour to date.

The month-long ‘Bloctober’ tour will see the band play 23 shows around the UK throughout the month of October – although, as yet, there is no date in London.

The band are also about to embark on the sold out European leg of their Intimacy world tour which has already seen them visit South America, USA, Canada, Australia and Japan.

All 25,000 tickets for the band’s two London Olympia shows in April are now completely sold out.

The Bloctober dates are as follows (all 2009):

2 – Empress Ballroom, Blackpool
3 – Picture House, Edinburgh
4 – Iron Works, Inverness
6 – Music Hall, Aberdeen
7 – Alhambra, Dunfermline
8 – City Hall, Hull
10 – Academy, Sheffield
11 – Academy, Leeds
12 – Engine Shed, Lincoln
14 – Victoria Hall, Stoke
15 – Academy, Birmingham
16 – Centre, Newport
18 – Arena, Llandudno
19 – University, Liverpool
20 – Academy, Bristol
22 – Hall for Cornwall, Truro
23 – Pavillion, Plymouth
24 – Centre, Brighton
26 – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
27 – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
28 – Rock City, Nottingham
30 – Rivermead, Reading
31 – Bic, Bournemouth

Tickets for the BLOCTOBER tour go on sale on Friday, February 6 and are priced at £22.50.