May 1, 2010 0:25

Peter Hook to play second Ian Curtis 'Unknown Pleasures' tribute night

Bassist will now also perform at Manchester's FAC 251 on May 19

Peter Hook to play second Ian Curtis 'Unknown Pleasures' tribute night

Photo: Steve Baker

Peter Hook has announced that he will play a second tribute night for his late Joy Division bandmate Ian Curtis.

Taking place on May 19, Hook will perform Joy Division's classic 1979 album 'Unknown Pleasures' in full.

Happening at Manchester's FAC 251 club, the bass player had already confirmed a show on May 18, which has since sold out.

Hook will be joined by his band The Light, and guests likely to include former Happy Mondays singer Rowetta for the show.

Meanwhile, details of an Ian Curtis exhibition, to mark the 30th anniversary of the death of the late singer, have been revealed

Held at FAC 251 and open from May 15-18, the free exhibition will be open from 12-6pm daily and will include a unique collection of rare Joy Division memorabilia, equipment, film, music and photography.

See Factorymanchester.com for more information. Ticket fees for the tribute shows will include a donation to the Mind charity and the Keith Bennett Appeal.

To check the availability of Peter Hook's 'Unknown Pleasures' tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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