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 …

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 – …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

When rocker Ian Hunter reviewed the itinerary for Mott the Hoople’s first U.S. tour in 45 years, he stumbled upon Minneapolis as one of eight cities on the schedule. “We’re going to Cleveland, we’re going to Detroit. This is what we do. Why are we going to Minneapolis? Hunter recently said from his longtime Connecticut …

With its mix of glamor and art school eccentricities, Roxy Music has blurred the boundaries of rock music. Formed in Great Britain in 1970 and directed by Bryan Ferry, the group was very influential in the rock world. He added avant-garde elements of fashion and art to his performances, paving the way for groups such …

With its mix of glamor and art school eccentricities, Roxy Music has blurred the boundaries of rock music. Formed in Great Britain in 1970 and directed by Bryan Ferry, the group was very influential in the rock world. He added avant-garde elements of fashion and art to his performances, paving the way for groups such …