Middlewich, Cheshire; From 70’s and 80’s post-punk, alternative rock bands Joy Division and New Order, ‘Peter Hook & The Light’, will headline the much anticipated Friday night’s ticketed concert on 15th June at this year’s Middlewich FAB Festival.
Peter Hook, a founding member of Joy Division and New Order, has had an abundance of celebrated success with many hits including ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’, ‘Blue Monday’- the biggest selling 12 inch of all time, and ‘True Faith’ from the platinum album ‘Substance’.
Peter Hook & The Light have toured Joy Division and New Order's albums extensively since debuting "Unknown Pleasures" back in 2010 with dates all across the world, which have been very well received by critics and fans alike.
Mayor of Middlewich, Cllr Samantha Moss comments, “Middlewich Town Council strives to make Middlewich FAB Festival a fun, enjoyable, family experience for everyone to partake in. I am very proud that ‘Peter Hook & The Light’ is the headline act for Friday night’s concert this year, especially as he is a Cheshire resident. It’s a great way to celebrate our regional music talent”. Continuing on, “Everyone is very excited that we will host such fantastic musician who has been hugely influential in music for over four decades and continues to inspire young musicians today. This is sure to help draw even bigger crowds from outside our area to boost Middlewich’s economy during FAB festival”.
Early bird tickets are now on sale at www.fabfestival.co.uk for the concert on Friday night on 15th June 2018. The Early Bird ticket offers great value individual and family tickets and is only available until Midnight 3rd April 2018, so people are encouraged to buy their tickets as soon as possible. Early Bird ticket prices are as follows; Adults tickets are £19.50 per person, Under 16s are £13.00 per person and Family tickets (2 adults and up to three children under 16 years) are £57.50. All ticket prices are inclusive of a booking fee. Full details with terms and conditions can be found on the website.
Since taking over the festival in 2011, Middlewich Town Council continues to develop the quality of artists and attractions, including on the main stage, which will continue to have FREE ADMISSION on the Saturday and Sunday. This is further supported by the ever increasing `FAB Fringe`, which boasts numerous free gigs all weekend throughout the town. Other Middlewich FAB Festival attractions include a floating market and parade, with plenty of entertainment for all ages to enjoy.