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Sunday
Jul212013

New Order North American Tour Summer 2013 is underway

New Order kicked off the tour in Texas on Friday night, 19th July, with a sell out show at the Austin Music Hall. DJ Little Martin got the party started right, Holy Ghost! were great and New Order were fantastic. It was great to be back in ATX after 24 years away! Thank you Austin. Here's a nice review.

It was a rainy day in Atlanta on Sunday 21st July. At about 5pm it started raining heavily. Thunder and lightning too. It was still raining when we got back to the gig. It poured down all through Holy Ghost! (they are a great band). During the changeover the power went out for a couple of minutes. We are very lucky really. As we took to the stage it stopped raining and 1 min after we left the stage after the encore the power went again. It all could have been far worse! New Order send a big thank you to all the fans who braved the weather and turned out to see us.

Wednesday's show in Brooklyn was a sell out. It's always great to play to a New York audience and last night was no exception with everyone enjoying the open air concert on a fine evening.  DJ Billy Caldwell was joined by Justin Strauss to set the music stage for Holy Ghost! to play to their home crowd and New Order to deliver their best. Williamsburg needs more parks and the profits from this show will go towards reclaiming the site and providing a green space for the people of Brooklyn. Take a look at the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn website here.

We continued through Philly, Merriweather Post and Boston where we played our last show with Holy Ghost. They are a great band and have been a huge asset on this tour. We wish them well. We gathered everyone together for a group photo New Order, Holy Ghost! and DJ Whitney Fierce.

Se we are now in the last weekend of the tour. Friday night we played Llllapolooza see this review, and Sunday we will finish the tour in Montreal for Osheaga.

Thursday
Jul182013

New Order North American Summer Tour DJs

With just a couple of days now until the tour begins it gives us great pleasure to announce the DJs who will be joining the New Order North American summer tour alongside openers Holy Ghost!

DJ Little Martin will be play Austin 19th July.
Martin was a DJ at the legendary Hacienda club in Manchester in the 80's before starting a new life in US. Expect him to be joining the musical dots that lead us from the Hacienda to Texas.

DJ Billy Caldwell will play Atlanta 21st July and in Brooklyn 24th July will share the decks with DJ Justin Strauss.
Billy also made his name in Manchester where he was best known for his after hours dance club in Epping Walk in the early 90's. Now living and working in NYC he is the house master.

DJ Whitney Fierce will play Philadelphia 26th, Columbia 28th and Boston 31st July.
After meeting Whitney at last year's Exit Festival, Serbia, where she was performing with Hercules and Love Affair, she has become a part of the worldwide New Order family. DJ and cultural advisor, expect to groove.

Thursday
Jul182013

Jodrell Bank…wow! 

Photo Mike Burnell

Transmission 5 was a fantastic day. With Jodrell Bank bathed in summer sunshine the large crowd was treated to the best in musical entertainment underneath the huge Lovell telescope. All the bands and DJs played blinding sets. Hot Vestry, Jake Evans and The Whip, and DJ's Tintin and Tom Middleton all set the tone for special guests Public Service Broadcasting with their unique vintage video projections and Johnny Marr inspired Bernard to join him on stage for the Electronic classic "Getting Away With It".
As dusk fell New Order took to the stage to play one of their best shows ever with the telescope forming a backdrop for a visual extravaganza. With lasers, video projections and lighting the giant dish morphed from the moon into the largest mirror ball you will ever see in Temptation and on into a happening that brought the traces of a distant pulsar to the stage as a shimmering Unknown Pleasures design welcomed the band back for the encore of Joy Division songs.
We thank everyone at Jodrell Bank, the bands, the DJs, the crowd, the promoters and the crews who helped make this event in our back yard a day to remember.

More fantastic photos here.

 

 

Tuesday
Jul092013

New Order 'Live at Bestival 2012' - CD / Download - Out Now

New Order release a live recording of their amazing set at last year's Bestival on Sunday Best Recordings. Quoting Bernard's on stage closing remarks. “Thank you so much, you’ve been a fantastic audience. Hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as we have. What a great festival, it’s the BEST festival!”"

“Live at Bestival 2012” is available on CD and digital download. All profits from this release go to the Isle of Wight Youth Trust. Available at Amazon, iTunes, and all good record stores.

Monday
Apr152013

New Order to return to North America for summer tour 2013

Following their triumphant 2013 return to the U.S. this past weekend at Coachella, NEW ORDER have now announced a run of North American tour dates this summer, in some cases playing cities the band has not visited in many years. The tour kicks off on July 19 at the Austin Music Hall and culminates with appearances at Chicago’s Lollapalooza and Montreal’s Osheaga festival in early August. DFA act HOLY GHOST! will be opening at most shows. Tickets for most dates go on sale later this week.

JULY
19            AUSTIN, TX              Austin Music Hall **SOLD OUT**
21            ATLANTA, GA            Chastain Park Amphitheatre
24            BROOKLYN, NY         Williamsburg Park
26            PHILADELPHIA, PA    Mann Center For The Performing Arts
28            COLUMBIA, MD         Merriweather Post Pavilion
31            BOSTON, MA            Bank Of America Pavilion

AUGUST
2              CHICAGO, IL            Lollapalooza
4              MONTREAL, QC        Osheaga

Thursday
Apr112013

New Order in the US for Las Vegas, Coachella, & Santa Barbara shows

New Order have completed their short tour of the South West US around the Coachella festival 2013.

See the Coachella 2013 photo gallery here.

 

Sunday
Apr072013

New Order at Estereo Picnic, Bogota, Colombia, 7th April 2013

Last Sunday was a big night for Bogota with New Order and The Killers on the same stage.

Friday
Apr052013

New Order in Lima, Peru

New Order, Lima, Peru April 5th 2013

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