Peter Hook & The Light return to Australia and New Zealand in 2022 to perform Joy Division’s landmark albums, ‘Unknown Pleasures’ and ‘Closer’, in full and sequential order. Plus as a special bonus they will perform an opening set of New Order material.
Joy Division co-founder and bassist was part of the band for the entirety of their four-year career before going on to co-found New Order with his surviving Joy Division band mates. This tour commemorates the legacy and influence of Joy Division and celebrates a decade of consistent touring from Peter Hook & The Light.
There can never be any doubt that Hooky’s distinctive melodic bass lines and prowling presence on stage was fundamental to the sound and vision of both bands, and sadly it seems there is also little doubt that he will ever rejoin New Order. This tour present a brilliant opportunity to see the enigmatic man in action playing the songs he helped create. And what songs they are.
Hooky says of the ride he’s been on since forming Peter Hook and the Light:
I never had any idea that I would play anywhere apart from Manchester that one night (May 18, 2010), I have been asked to play all around the world and everywhere we have gone we have gotten a great reception… after denying Joy Division, to actually get the music back.
Peter Hook & the Light – Joy Division: A Celebration 2022 Australian Tour Dates
Friday 25th February MELBOURNE, Forum
Saturday 26th February SYDNEY, Enmore Theatre
Tuesday 1st March BRISBANE, The Tivoli
Thursday 3rd March ADELAIDE, The Gov
Friday 4th March PERTH, Astor Theatre
Pre-Sale: Friday 26th Feb, 12pm
General Public On Sale: Monday 1st March, 12pm
Tickets available from here.