New Order make live return

The band join Liverpool's month-long festival

New Order have joined the line-up to play Liverpool’s Summer Pops festival.

The Manchester four-piece will perform at the 4,000 seater big top on July 8.

Tickets, priced at £28.50 and £32.50, go on sale on April 21.

New Order join the likes of The Who, Pet Shop Boys, James Brown and Jeff Beck for the month-long event, which kicks off on June 30 before wrapping up on July 23.

As previously reported, New Order are due to release a live DVD on June 19 before their performance in Liverpool.

Entitled ‘New Order – New York/Hyde Park’, it features two of the band’s biggest gigs from 2005.