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Peter Hook & The Light coming to York Barbican

Tuesday, 14 November 2023 14:00

By Chantele Hodson

 Peter Hook & The Light have announced a mammoth run of dates for 2024 taking in full tours of Australia and New Zealand, North America and the UK and Ireland.

The live dates will see the band play the Substance albums by Joy Division and New Order in full.

 “It still amazes me how enjoyable it is to play the Substance LPs. The contrast between Joy Division and New Order is very apparent but both complement each other very well. My only frustration is not being able to play more of our records each night. I am totally looking forward to the next phase. So, let’s enjoy some Substance and get ready for the future. Lots of love, Hooky.” [PETER HOOK]

Peter Hook first revisited the seminal Joy Division album Unknown Pleasures back in May 2010 for a commemorative charity concert and has followed it each year by performing subsequent albums from the repertoire of his bands, Joy Division and New Order. Peter Hook & The Light have since moved through each of those albums, culminating in the Factory Records Substance compilations, and recently celebrated over four decades of the continuing influence of Joy Division and Ian Curtis with the Joy Division: A Celebration concerts where both of the band’s albums were played in full.

In October this year, the band then played the Substance albums at the biggest ever London concert at the 5300 capacity Eventim Apollo.

Tickets for the date at York Barbican on 10 October 2024 are on sale on 10 November 2023 at 10am from ticketmaster.co.uk

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