Peter Hook to play Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ at the 1234 Festival

Bassist will perform with his band The Light at the London event

Peter Hook has announced that he will play Joy Division‘s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ album in full at this year’s 1234 Festival.

Taking place in London‘s Shoreditch Park on July 24, the bassist will perform with his band The Light.

Last month, Hook played ‘Unknown Pleasures’ at Manchester’s FAC 251 in tribute to his late Joy Division bandmate Ian Curtis.

As previously reported, Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie will perform a one-off set at the bash under the name Silver Machine, alongside Sex Pistols’ Glen Matlock former Oasis and The Who drummer Zak Starkey.

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