Friday, February 23, 2024

Peter Hook and The Light unveil UK live dates

Fronted by the former bassist of Joy Division and New Order, Peter Hook & The Light have announced additional tour dates throughout November and December that spread across major cities in both the UK and Ireland.

These dates will see the band performing both Substance albums from Hook’s former bands, as well as a homecoming concert in Manchester Academy and an additional performance in London. Taking to the stage for their final show of the year at The Roundhouse in Camden, the band’s London’s performance will see them take on Joy Division’s “Unknown Pleasures” and “Closer”.

Tickets are on sale now for both UK and Ireland.

Thurs 30th Nov ’17 Dolans Warehouse, Limerick
Fri 1st Dec ’17 Academy, Dublin
Sat 2nd Dec ’17 Limelight 1, Belfast
Thurs 7th Dec ’17 The Waterfront, Norwich
Fri 8th Dec ’17 City Hall, Salisbury
Sat 9th Dec ’17 Marble Factory, Bristol
Thurs 14th Dec ’17 Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
Fri 15th Dec ’17 Academy 1, Manchester
Sat 16th Dec ’17 Warehouse 25 Wakefield

The English rock act are also due to release four live albums on vinyl, CD and digital platforms, with each record showcasing the band’s full stage performances of classic Joy Division and New Order albums. The albums will also include previously unreleased material such as singles and demo tracks.

Each will be released on 22nd April as limited edition colour deluxe vinyl versions for Record Store Day 2017 before later being made available on CD and digital download on 5th May.

The titles due for release are as follows:

Unknown Pleasures – Live At Leeds Cockpit
Closer – Live At The Factory
Movement – Live At Dublin Academy
Power, Corruption & Lies – Live At Dublin Academy

Luke Milne
Luke Milne
London-based music junkie Luke Milne has worked in the journalism industry for a number of years, having been fortunate enough to have been closely exposed to a broad range of musical influences in his early youth. Though he picked up a guitar in his early teens, Luke found his real passion lay in observing and inderstanding the culture, history and social buzz that surrounds the rock and roll lifestyle. Also, he couldn't play triplets to save his life.

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