Peter Hook And The Light announce new ‘Unknown Pleasures’ and ‘Closer’ shows for 2022

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The show will also feature an opening set of New Order materials

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Peter Hook and the Light have announced a new show featuring both Joy Division albums in full.

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The band, which has been performing material since being formed in 2010 from Hook’s old bands Joy Division and New Order, will be playing ‘Unknown Pleasure’ and ‘Unknown Pleasure’ as part of their ‘Joy Division: A Celebration Tour’ next April. Clojure will play both.

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They will also play rescheduled shows in Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester and London in January, as well as shows in Belfast, Dublin and Limerick in November 2022.

The show will also see a special opening set of Hook and his band New Order material. The full tour dates are as follows.

Peter will play Hook and the Light:

January 2022
11 – Leeds, O2 Academy
12 – Glasgow, Barrowland
14 – Manchester, O2 Apollo
15 – London, O2 Academy Brixton
April
7 – Brighton, Concorde 2
8 – Colchester, Arts Center
9 – Norwich, United Arab Emirates
16 – Nottingham, Rock City
18 – Bristol, Marble Factory
21 – Oxford, O2 Academy
22 – Holmforth, Pictdrome
28 – Gloucester, Guildhallie
29 – Birmingham, O2 Academy
November
10 – Limerick, Big Top
11 – Dublin, Olympia Theater
12 – Belfast, Limelight

In October of the following year, Hook will also play the rescheduled ‘The Sound of Joy Division Orchestrated’ show with the Manchester Camerata.

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Hook first collaborated with the Chamber Orchestra in 2019 for a trio of gigs, including a show at the Royal Albert Hall in London, in which the musicians “revisited the punk elements that shaped Joy Division’s ground-breaking sound” , aligned with a complete orchestra, to reflect and honor the spirit that defined their heritage”.

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