FAC 251 THE FACTORY OPENING WEEKEND
Friday 5th and Saturday 6th Feb 2010
Friday 5th February – PETER HOOK'S THE LIGHT
For the opening night of FAC 251 Hooky's put together a supergroup featuring Mani, Rowetta, Howard Marks and other special guests performing rare Joy Division and New Order tracks, and a hits retrospective from Hookys previous bands Monaco, Revenge, NewOrder and Joy Division. There will also be the debut of his new material with FREEBASS.
Limited tickets are available at £22.50 for the gig which runs 7pm – 11.00pm. Tickets for the Club Afterparty which starts at 11pm are £8.50
Saturday 6th February – NEW MANCUNIA starring The WHIP, LONELADY and MAY68. Plus STONELOVE vs HAÇIENDA Presents... with DJ sets from HOOKY & SHAUN RYDER
The Whip open Saturday nights at FAC 251 with a one off live set, specially breaking off from recording their second album to perform. Support id by upcoming local bands Lonelady and May68.
Tickets for the gig, which starts at 7:30pm are £9 in advance and include free entry into the Stonelove vs Hacienda Presents club night afterparty at 11pm which sees DJ sets from Salford superstars Shaun Ryder and Peter Hook. Club night tickets are £8 in advance.
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