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After their induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Phil Manzanera and Andy Mackay of Roxy Music have announced a UK tour. The duo will be joined by an orchestra for the five shows that will take place under the Roxyphony banner, which debuted at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London last year. The …

Mott the Hoople PIC: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Mott le Hoople, Barrowland, Glasgow **** “One for the to-do list, I’ve always wanted to play this goof,” he drawled. The Mott point guard turns 80 this year, but from a distance he looks no different than he did during his 70s pump. Register to our daily newsletter …

24 April 2019, 18:07 Bryan Ferry in 1974. Photo: Getty Roxy Music is one of the most fascinating bands of all time, thanks to their genre shifts and very fluid frontman Bryan Ferry. The group reunited for a special performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019, where they performed a mix of …

Mott the Hoople on stage at Symphony Hall. Photo: Phil Ellis Ian Hunter’s band took to the stage at Symphony Hall to the sound of Gustav Holst’s I Vow to Thee My Country before embarking on a version of Don McLean’s American Pie that served as an introduction to the Mott L classic. ‘Golden Age …

Ian Hunter reunited with his Mott the Hoople bandmate Morgan Fisher and Aeriel Bender for the first time in 45 years for a show most fans had long given up hope of attending. Hunter’s current outfit, The Rant Band, provided the backbone of the show, allowing the three Amigos to step back in time. A …

Mott The Hoople faced the United States in 1974. (Image: GETTY) The hunter smiles. “Seventy-nine is cloudy,” he said, “eighty sounds fresh and clean! “ The tousled-haired rocker, his eyes still hidden behind his iconic sunglasses, scoffs at any suggestion that the band was part of the ’70s glam rock scene. “We were too ugly …

I don’t mind admitting that I had to wipe a tear from my eye hearing Ian Hunter whisper, “a very long time ago…” It was the first thing he said to the packed house at Keswick Theater April 8, 2019 Of course, the line is taken from Don McLean’s “American Pie.” Yet just as Mott …

Mott The Hoople ’74, which brought together Ian Hunter with his with former group mates Ariel bender and Morgan fisher, were on the road to celebrate the band’s 45th anniversary tour in 1974, which is also the first time these three have toured the United States since then. The tour ended Wednesday (4/10) at the …

It’s a cliché to call the vital artists of a certain vintage ‘ageless’, but here it is: Ian Hunter, who turns 80 on June 3, Tuesday night at the Orpheum led Mott the Hoople through a set of 105 minutes, singing each song, maintaining its distinctive Dylanesque-by-way-of-Bowie phrasing throughout, even shouting out some high-note highlights. …

Click to enlarge Mott the Hoople singer-guitarist Ian Hunter started last night’s sold-out show at the Cleveland Masonic by singing a few riffs of “American Pie”. But after delivering the line, “the day the music died,” he added another line that set the tone for the band’s two-hour concert. “Or did he do it?” He …

Tim McKenna from Minneapolis: 1 Roxy Music inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. No Eno. No Paul Thompson. No matter. Americans know Roxy Music as Bryan Ferry’s former band. It was high time that this very influential group was inducted. You can blame him for some of the 80s, the New Romantics …

Roxy Music Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Barclays Center, New York Evaluation: For Roxy Music, it all happened quickly. They went from their first gig to Top Of The Pops in nine months. Their eight studio albums arrived in two bursts (1972-75 and 1979-82). And this performance, perhaps the last in their …

Who knew what we were missing all these years? Mott the Hoople, an influential and cult British band from the golden age of glam-rock, only performed once in the Twin Cities – in 1971, opening act for Emerson, Lake and Palmer at the old Guthrie Theater. This reservation was a musical mismatch, an untimely date …

Wchicken Mott the hoop last played in Milwaukee, the Domes were under ten, Summerfest was nearing its seventh season and Richard Nixon was in the throes of his presidency. The date was May 22, 1974, and the band was touring the United States in support of their most recent album, The hoop. It turned out …

The world has changed dramatically since 1974, when Mott the Hoople last performed in Milwaukee, as did the band. Guitarist Mick Ralphs suffered a stroke; bassist Overend Watts and drummer Dale “Buffin” Griffin are dead. And yet Mott the Hoople at the Miller High Life Theater on April 1 was a believable take on the …

I was nine when my dad brought home a CD from the 1973 Mott the Hoople album, Mott. I had never heard of it but when my dad, in his craziest attempt at a British accent, sang “All the Way from Memphis” I was hooked. So when Mott the Hoople frontman Ian Hunter, wearing sunglasses, …

Mott The Hoople performed at the Miller High Life Theater in Milwaukee on Monday. You would be excused to think this is an April Fool’s Day joke. The influential British rock band has not performed in the United States for 45 years. But there they were – Ian Hunter, Ariel Bender and Morgan Fisher – …

Patience, your name is Mott the Hoople fandom. Devotees of the ’70s group had longer to wait for a reunion than most – especially in the underserved United States. It’s been 45 years since the band led by Ian Hunter broke up, and exactly as long as they haven’t performed in the US, since a …

1 April 2019, 10:28 | Updated: April 1, 2019, 12:38 Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music. Photo: Getty Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music had an emotional reunion last night (March 31), performing some of their greatest hits of all time in an incredible set. It was the band’s first performance in eight years and was part …