Peter Hook & The Light have announced two special London & Manchester concerts for May 2020. Commemorating four decades of the group’s & Ian Curtis's continuing influence, "Joy Division : A Celebration” sees “Unknown Pleasures” and “Closer” performed in full, plus singles, B-sides and an opening set of New Order material. Tickets go on sale this Friday 26th April at 10AM. 15/5/20 O2 Academy Brixton - bit.ly/TheLightAcademyBrixtonMay2020 16/5/20 O2 Apollo Manchester - bit.ly/TheLightApolloMCRMay2020 The charities to be supported by the concerts are to be Calm and Epilepsy Society.
Legendary bass player Peter Hook will tour Australia this August for a special run of shows which will see him perform Joy Division's seminal post punk repertoire with a full orchestra. ‘Peter Hook & The Metropolitan Orchestra present Joy Division Orchestrated’ will celebrate one of the most influential and iconic bands ever, putting the group’s universally acclaimed works in an immersive show that recognises their role in shaping popular culture and the influence they continue to hold. Tickets on sale Thursday 18th April 10AM AEST from www.wearenice.com.au
Joy Division's iconic photo taken on The Epping Walk Bridge in Hulme graced the cover of The Observer's 'The New Review' this weekend. Read the extract from Jon Savage’s upcoming 'Joy Division: The Oral History' that featured here: http://po.st/ZDpil3
This is Movement. As told by New Order. Weekly episodes of TRANSMISSIONS will start on the band's YouTube channel from next Thursday 7th March. Subscribe now and turn notifications on: http://po.st/YouTubeNewOrder
Unknown Pleasures features on the cover of Q Magazine this month, featuring interviews with Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris. Order your copy here: http://po.st/mLq1zJ
Additional dates announced for Peter Hook & The Light’s French tour of Substance, the albums of Joy Division & New Order in Lyon, Montpellier & Marseille for May 2019. The band also have six dates for the acclaimed set from mid January taking in Nantes, Saint-Malo, St Germain, Clermont-Ferrand, Toulouse and Bordeaux. Details/links at www.peterhookandthelight.live
Control has been named the number one musician biopic by The Independent. They said "Control married the British kitchen sink realism of the 1960s with the doom-laden atmosphere of Ingmar Bergman to appropriately eerie effect.". View the full list here: http://po.st/fribsM
TOTAL: from Joy Division to New Order is to be released on vinyl for the first time: http://po.st/NOJDTotal
Peter Hook & Manchester Camerata Present Joy Division Orchestrated at Royal Albert Hall Friday 5th July 2019. TICKETS NOW ON SALE HERE AT Gigs and Tours Here - gigst.rs/Orchestrated & Venue Box Office Here - http://po.st/7Wyo96
Peter Hook & Manchester Camerata Present - Joy Division Orchestrated at the Royal Albert Hall, London Tickets on sale this Friday 5th October at 9am here: http://gigst.rs/Orchestrated
Today marks the 40th anniversary since Joy Division made their television debut on Granada Reports. Introduced by Tony Wilson, the band performed 'Shadowplay'. "They’re a Manchester band, with the exception of the guitarist who comes from Salford, very important difference, they’re called Joy Division, and this number is 'Shadowplay'."
Returning to North America in just over a fortnight for a run of 30 dates performing the Substance albums of Joy Division and New Order in full, midway through the tour the band will play a exclusive "Unknown Pleasures" and "Closer" show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles Friday 18th May. Concerts in Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago and Portland are already fully sold out.All dates apart from LA feature Joy Division's Substance in full along with New Order's alongside rarities from both bands. For a full list of all upcoming dates including festival appearances over the summer, check http://peterhookandthelight.live Image courtesy Scott Deakin
Peter Hook & The Light return to North America from late April with 29 dates touring the acclaimed "Substance" live set featuring both the Factory Records albums of Joy Division and New Order in full. Concerts including Chicago, Boston, Toronto and Montreal have already sold out. Don't miss out on tickets available via www.peterhookandthelight.live