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The Hacienda's 30th anniversary celebrated in car park

The Hacienda's 30th anniversary celebrated in car park

The Hacienda's 30th anniversary has been celebrated with a rave in an underground car park.

The celebration, which took place last night (May 21) on the original site of the legendary Manchester club and venue, was organised by former New Order and Joy Division bassist Peter Hook.

Some of the DJs who packed out the club in its glory days also returned to perform, including 808 State, Dave Haslam and Jon DaSilva.

Speaking to the BBC, Hook said: "The idea came about to celebrate the 30th simply because Graeme Park and I thought that we might not be here for the 40th. I'm hoping so, but I'm not sure I'll be in any fit state to rave."

Proceeds from the event were given to a music therapy charity.


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