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Peter Hook to Play New Order, Joy Division Compilations Live

Bassist and his band the Light to recreate ‘Substance’ collections on North American trek next fall

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Peter Hook and the Light will recreate Joy Division and New Order's famed 'Substance' compilations on a North American tour next fall

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Peter Hook and the Light will perform both New Order and Joy Division‘s famed Substance compilations on a North American tour next fall.

The trek will open with a two-night stand at Webster Hall in New York City on September 22nd and 23rd, followed by a September 24th gig at the Wiltern in Los Angeles. Hook and the Light will then return to the road on October 27th at Saint Andrew’s Hall in Detroit for a full North American leg that wraps November 29th at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto.

Ticket information for the Substance tour has yet to be announced, though future details will be available via Hook’s website. A complete list of dates is below.

The two Substance compilations were released in 1987 and 1988 by Factory Records. New Order’s arrived first and featured the 12-inch mixes and b-sides of all their singles up to that point and was concocted by Factory boss Tony Wilson so he could listen to the tracks on the CD player in his new car.

The 1988 Joy Division comp boasted the band’s four non-album singles — “Transmission,” “Komakino,” “Love Will Tear Us Apart” and “Atmosphere” — as well as b-sides and songs included on two Factory Records samplers and their debut EP, An Ideal for Living.

Hook also has a string of international concerts already scheduled for 2016, some of which find him recreating Joy Division’s two LPs, Unknown Pleasures and Closer, while others will feature New Order’s Low-Life and Brotherhood.

Peter Hook and the Light Substance Tour Dates

September 22 — New York, NY @ Webster Hall
September 23 — New York, NY @ Webster Hall
September 24 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
October 27 — Detroit, MI @ Saint Andrew’s Hall
October 28 — Chicago, IL @ Metro
October 29 — Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall
October 30 — Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
November 1 — Vancouver, BC @ Venue
November 3 — Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market
November 4 — Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
November 5 — San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
November 7 — Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
November 8 — San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
November 11 — Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater 
November 12 — Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
November 14 — New Orleans, LA @ Republic
November 15 — Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
November 17 — Orlando, FL @ Plaza Live
November 18 — Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
November 19 — Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
November 21 — Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
November 22 — Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
November 23 — Washington D.C. @ Howard Theatre
November 25 — Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero Theatre
November 26 — Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
November 27 — Montreal, QC @ Theatre Fairmount
November 29 — Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall

In This Article: Joy Division, New Order, Peter Hook


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