25 Sep 2013
Peter Hook prepares for autumn 2013 UK Tour 
Peter Hook tour flyer

The ever-busy bassist has been busy touring the U.S. with complete renditions of the first two New Order albums, Movement and Power, Corruption and Lies. On his return to these shores in the autumn, much to the delight of those who missed his earlier gigs featuring these two classics, Peter Hook and the Light will embark on a UK tour performing the very same albums, as well as b-sides and singles from the era.

Liverpool will be the first stop on 24th October, followed by Leeds, Colchester and several more before finishing up in Belfast on 23rd November.

Tickets are on sale now from usual outlets including Allgigs here

You can read the (enthusiastic) review of Peter Hook's January show at Manchester Cathedral here 

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