Peter Hook and the Light to play 'Unknown Pleasures' at Alt-Fest

plus Killing Joke, Arch Enemy, 13 Candles, Cold In Berlin, & more

published: Mon 25th Nov 2013

Peter Hook

Friday 15th to Sunday 17th August 2014
Boughton House, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 9UP, England MAP
£145
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Sat 2nd Aug 2014

Peter Hook and the Light to play 'Unknown Pleasures' at Alt-Fest happening from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th August 2014  at Boughton House, in Kettering, Northamptonshire.

In keeping with the ethos of Alt-Fest, Hook has agreed to open the remainder up to Alt-Fest fans who will be able to decide which tracks he’ll play for the rest of his set. Fans will be able to vote from a selection of Joy Division tracks online with the top six making Hook’s final playlist.

Hook commented: "Having played some 200 gigs with The Light now, I've found that the fans all have their own particular favourite tracks which they want to hear live. It's a great idea to throw some of the set list over to the people at Alt-Fest to see what they most want to hear us play. It will be interesting to see what they come back with". 
 
Dominic Void, Alt-Fest Festival Director said: “This is perfect for us! Inviting the people that have paid to come to the festival to have their input in what songs they want to hear is exactly what we’re all about and we’re very grateful to Peter Hook for agreeing to this. We want everyone to have their say on Facebook and urge as many people as possible to get involved!”.
 
Also added to Alt-Fest’s line-up are , Killing Joke, Arch Enemy (in a UK festival exclusive), 13 Candles, Cold In Berlin, Christine Plays Viola, and New Device.

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A weekend ticket with camping is priced at £70, and a child aged 13-15 ticket is priced at£55 including camping. 2 early bird adults tickets are priced at £125.

Alt-Fest has already caught the attention of both the UK alternative scene with a successful Kickstarter campaign.  The event, a five-day, multiple stage festival covering Alternative, Industrial, Metal, Goth and Steampunk music, lifestyle and more not only reached its target of £30,000 but went on to double the target, receiving over £61,000 from fans.

The line-up so far includes VNV Nation, Fields Of The Nephilim, Dope Stars Inc., Gothminister, KMFDM, Subsource, Truckfighters, Senser, Global Citizen, K-Nitrate, Fearless Vampire Killers, Beholder, Skreamer, The Self Titled, Collapse, Bull-Riff Stampede, Kremated, Godsized, Seven Deadly, Black Acid Souls, Soldierfield, Die So Fluid, Generation Graveyard, Spit Like This, Spirtyus, Sinnergod, Crashgate, 44 Fires, ParesisSteak, Eisbrecher, BlutEngel, Onslaught, My Ruin, Mono Inc, Breed 77, Cradle of Filth, Malefice, and Palm Reader, Front 242, Rotersand, Aesthetic Perfection, Faderhead, ZeroMancer, Suicide Commando, Nachtmahr, Soman, Atari Teenage Riot, Covenant, Leaether Strip, Alien Sex Fiend, Marionettes, The Eden House, Clan of Xymox, The March Violets, Diary of Dreams, Skeletal Family, BB Black Dog, Birthrite, The Seas of Mirth, Skorbut, Crimson Clocks, Gladstone, Montague Jacques Fromage III, Steampunk Funk Bizarre, The Shanklin Freakshow, Jezebel Steele, Metropolis, Professor Elemental, Whiskey Bob Shaker, Aeronautica, DH Lawrence & The Vaudeville Skiffle Show, and Miss Von Trapp.

130 acts across the metal, rock, goth, industrial, steampunk and more genres are now booked with headliners to be revealed soon. Most importantly Alt-Fest, which is operating a strict policy of ‘run by the fans, for the fans’, is engaging their audience in every aspect of the planning process making Alt-Fest not just crowd-funded but also crowd-led. 



Friday 15th to Sunday 17th August 2014
Boughton House, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 9UP, England MAP
£145
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Sat 2nd Aug 2014


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