Having toured the albums from Hooky’s previous bands for over eight years with multiple tours of the United States and Canada, Peter Hook & The Light have now reached the late Eighties and early Nineties albums of New Order, “Technique” and “Republic” which they will come to perform across fifteen stateside dates in October and November 2019.
Both of the Factory Records albums saw New Order make significant breakthroughs across at Atlantic and in many ways the late Eighties marked a high point with the band as with the support of Quincy Jones’ Q-West label they scored numbers Billboard chart dance hits with “Technique’s” acid house influence before “Republic” was to become their best ever selling album in the US.
This new set for The Light has seen a run of sold out shows in the UK including Camden Electric Ballroom, Manchester’s Albert Hall as well as dates in South America but these late 2019 concerts mark the first time The Light will have performed these LPs in the US and Canada.
The Light have just completed a widely acclaimed world tour performing both “Substance” albums of Joy Division and New Order which saw them visit North and South America. Europe, Australia and New Zealand but these “Technique” and “Republic” concerts mark the band moving forward through the catalogue once more.
As has become their custom, all dates feature The Light performing an opening set of Joy Division material. Tickets for all dates on sale now. All details are at The Light’s Facebook – www.facebook.com/peterhookandthelight – and at www.peterhookandthelight.live.
An Evening With Peter Hook & The Light
Performing The Albums “Technique” & “Republic” By New Order
With An Opening Set Of Joy Division Material
Thursday 24th October 2019 Union Transfer, Philadelphia
Friday 25th October 2019 Brooklyn Steel, Brooklyn
Saturday 26th October 2019 Paradise Rock Club, Boston
Monday 28th October 2019 Danforth Music Hall, Toronto
Tuesday 29th October 2019 Fairmount Theatre, Montreal
Thursday 31st October 2019 St.Andrews Hall, Detroit
Friday 1st November 2019 Metro, Chicago
Saturday 2nd November 2019 First Avenue, Minneapolis
Monday 4th November 2019 Venue, Vancouver
Tuesday 5th November 2019 Neptune Theatre, Seattle
Thursday 7th November 2019 – Wonder Ballroom, Portland
Friday 8th November 2019 The Fillmore, San Francisco
Saturday 9th November 2019 The Wiltern, LA
Monday 11th November 2019 Emo’s, Austin
Tuesday 12th November 2019 Variety Playhouse, Atlanta
I grew up in a household full of rock music, studied journalism in college, and then became a scientist.Although my science career has served me well, music has always played a major role in my life. I grew up reading "Creem" magazine; I play several musical instruments as a "hobby";and it seems a camera has always been in my hand. Now, I am combining what I love the most--music and photography--serving as editor of Rock At Night. I travel between the US and UK seeking my dream! My motto: life is short...no regrets. Chyrisse
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