Peter Hook and The Light live in concert.
ON TOUR

Peter Hook and The Light

121
critic concert reviews
rock

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

76
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Critic Consensus

Based on 121 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Peter Hook and The Light is rated as an enjoyable live performer, though not exceptional overall. Peter Hook and The Light concert reviews describe live shows and performances as uplifting, cathartic, innovative, intense, and incredible.

ON TOUR

Hollywood Palladium; 02 City Hall, Los Angeles, United States; Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom (September 20; Apr 13); The Tivoli, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (May 22); Forum Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia (May 26); Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, None, United Kingdom (May 31); Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam, Netherlands (July 26)

Latest release

Joy Division: A Celebration [Live] (March 3, 2023)

artist info

GENRE
rock
ORIGIN
Manchester, United Kingdom (2010 - present)
BIO
Peter "Hooky" Hook (born February 13, 1956 in Salford, Greater Manchester, UK) was the bassist for the English post-punk band Joy Division (1977-1980), and New Order (1980-1993 & 1998-2007). Hook was a co-founder of Joy Division along with Bernard Sumner in 1976.
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CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Buzz Magazine (UK)

April 25, 2023
80
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Peter Hook And The Light Pay Touching Tribute To Joy Division And New Order In Cardiff Gig

Manchester Evening News (UK)

April 7, 2023
80
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Peter Hook began a three-day residency celebrating the early work of two of the city's most celebrated bands, Joy Division and New Order

The 13th Floor (New Zealand)

November 22, 2022
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Peter Hook & the Light are on their fourth or fifth tour of Aotearoa/New Zealand since 2010 when they formed three years after his colleagues in New Order gave him the cold shoulder.

The Music (Australia)

November 21, 2022
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There wasn’t a sniff of karaoke about the performance at any point.

Backseat Mafia

November 16, 2022
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On his mammoth journeyman-like tour of taking the songs of Joy Division around the globe one last time, legendary bassist Peter Hook made a stop at Dublin’s 3Olympia last Friday night for Peter Hook and The Light’s ‘Joy Division: A Celebration’.

The Big Takeover (USA)

October 24, 2022
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Peter Hook and the Light with El Ten Eleven - The Warfield Theatre (San Francisco, CA) - September 10th, 2022

New Noise Magazine (USA)

September 14, 2022
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Peter Hook & The Light at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, CA, USA

Past critic reviews published in

Grateful Web (USA), Chicago Concert Reviews (USA), Twin Cities Media (USA), Punknews (USA), Louder Than War (UK) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

Paul Hudson [CC BY-2.0] via Wikimedia Commons