- Peter Hook and the Light
- Dance/ Indie/ Rock
Peter Hook and the Light is a band led by British rock bassist, singer, songwriter, DJ, writer, promoter, Peter Hook (AKA Hooky), formed in 2010 and performing Joy Division and New Order catalogue live. Peter Hook was previously in Joy Division and New Order and was a co-founder of the FAC251 venue in Manchester.
His unique bass-playing style can be sampled on recommended releases by Joy Division ("Disorder", "Love Will Tear Us Apart", "Glass" and "Exercise One"), New Order ("Everything's Gone Green", "Ceremony", "Regret" and "Weirdo"), Revenge ("Kiss The Chrome") and a few selected Monaco/Freebass/Hybrid releases.
He released the book "How Not To Run A Nightclub" in 2009 (about the Hacienda), then opened a nightclub/live venue (FAC 251) in 2010.
The band have released live recordings of "Unknown Pleasures", "So This Is Permanence", "Closer", "Movement" and "Power, Corruption, & Lies".
Events for Peter Hook and the Light
- Mon 25th Jan 2021 Peter Hook and the Light : Joy Division: A Celebration O2 Academy Brixton (Brixton) Buy Tickets
- Tue 26th Jan 2021 Peter Hook and the Light : Joy Division: A Celebration Sheffield University Students Union/ Octagon/ Foundry (Sheffield) Buy Tickets
- Thu 28th Jan 2021 Peter Hook and the Light : Joy Division: A Celebration Barrowland Ballroom (Glasgow) Buy Tickets
- Sat 30th Jan 2021 Peter Hook and the Light : Joy Division: A Celebration O2 Apollo (Manchester) Buy Tickets
- Fri 23rd Jul 2021 PennFest, The Dualers, Sigma, Razorlight, Rag N Bone Man, Peter Hook and the Light, Johnny Marr, Ella Eyre, Dub Pistols, The Brand New Heavies The Big Park [Penn House] (Buckinghamshire) Buy Tickets
- Fri 6th Aug 2021 Bingley Weekender, Primal Scream, Embrace, Peter Hook and the Light Bradford & Bingley RFC/ Bradford and Bingley Sports Club (Bradford) Buy Tickets