November 2016 UK Dates

Ian Hunter has announced eight gigs in the UK in November, 2016:

04 Nov 2016 – Birmingham England (venue to be announced shortly)
05 Nov 2016 – The Garage, Glasgow Scotland Tickets
07 Nov 2016 – The Sage, Gateshead England Tickets
08 Nov 2016 – The Tramshed, Cardiff Wales Tickets
09 Nov 2016 – RCNM, Manchester England Tickets
11 Nov 2016 – O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London England Tickets
12 Nov 2016 – The Tivoli, Buckley Wales Tickets
13 Nov 2016 – The Picturedrome, Holmfirth England Tickets

Tickets for many gigs are on sale now!

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Dale Griffin

“The last time I saw Buff was at the First MTH reunion in 2009. He was eloquent and aware and had a great time doing the encores. I’m so glad he was able to do that – Mott was his band. He not only played to the song – he played to the lyric. Our condolences to his partner Jean Smith. R.I.P. Terence Dale Griffin.”
– Ian Hunter

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David Bowie

“David wrote some wonderful songs. I was lucky enough to sing one of them – and it changed my life. My heart goes out to his wife, son and daughter. R.I.P. David.”
– Ian Hunter

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Three UK Dates in January 2016

Ian Hunter will headline the Giants of Rock at Butlin’s in Minehead UK on 31 Jan 2016. There will also be two warm-up gigs on 29 and 30 Jan 2016, in Coventry and Wrexham.

  • 29 Jan 2016 – The Copper Rooms, University Of Warwick, Coventry UK  Tickets
  • 30 Jan 2016 – William Aston Hall, Glyndwr University, Wrexham UK  Tickets
  • 31 Jan 2016 – Giants of Rock, Butlin’s, Minehead UK  Tickets

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Club Helsinki, Hudson NY – 29 Aug 2015

Although Ian Hunter and the Rant Band are not on the bill in Atlantic City, they’ve made up for it by adding a gig at Club Helsinki in Hudson NY on the same evening.

Tickets are available here.

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Ian Hunter to support the J. Geils Band

Ian Hunter and the Rant Band will support the J. Geils Band on their upcoming U.S. tour in August and September 2015:

UPDATE: The Columbus OH show on 13 Sep 2015 has been canceled.

  • 23 Aug 2015 – Casino Ballroom, Hampton Beach NH   Tickets
  • 26 Aug 2015 – Beacon Theater, New York NY   Tickets
  • 27 Aug 2015 – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Boston MA   Tickets
  • 30 Aug 2015 – The Paramount, Huntington NY   Tickets
  • 03 Sep 2015 – Waterfront Concerts, Portland ME   Tickets
  • 05 Sep 2015 – India Point Park, Providence RI   Tickets
  • 08 Sep 2015 – Artpark, Lewiston NY   Tickets
  • 10 Sep 2015 – Hard Rock Live, Northfield OH   Tickets
  • 11 Sep 2015 – DTE Energy Music Theatre, Detroit MI   Tickets

Note that Ian Hunter and the Rant will not be appearing at the Atlantic City show on 29 Aug 2015.

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Four USA Dates in June 2015

Ian Hunter and the Rant Band will be playing dates at the City Winery in New York, the Bell House in Brooklyn, and the Sellersville Theater in PA in June 2015.

3 Jun 2015: City Winery, New York NY   Tickets   A FEW LEFT!
4 Jun 2015: City Winery, New York NY   Tickets   A FEW LEFT!
5 Jun 2015: Bell House, Brooklyn NY   Tickets   A FEW LEFT!
6 Jun 2015: Sellersville Theater, Sellersville PA   Tickets   SOLD OUT

NOTE: At this time, these dates are not anticipated to be part of a larger tour.

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January 2015 USA & Japan Dates (Updated!)

In January 2015, Ian Hunter and the Rant Band will visit the West Coast for a handful of dates, before playing Ian’s first-ever dates in Japan:

09 Jan 2015 – The Fillmore, San Francisco CA   Tickets
10 Jan 2015 – The Roxy, Los Angeles CA   Tickets
11 Jan 2015 – The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano CA   Tickets

16 Jan 2015 – Garden Shimokitazawa, Tokyo Japan   Tickets
17 Jan 2015 – Garden Shimokitazawa, Tokyo Japan   Tickets
18 Jan 2015 – Garden Shimokitazawa, Tokyo Japan   Tickets

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November 2014 USA Dates

Ian Hunter and the Rant Band have finalized their itinerary for November 2014:

01 Nov 2014 – Havana, New Hope PA   Tickets
02 Nov 2014 – The Hamilton, Washington DC   Tickets
04 Nov 2014 – Motorco, Durham NC   Tickets
05 Nov 2014 – Neighborhood Theatre, Charlotte NC   Tickets
07 Nov 2014 – Variety Playhouse, Atlanta GA   Tickets
08 Nov 2014 – City Winery, Nashville TN   Tickets
09 Nov 2014 – City Winery, Nashville TN   Tickets
11 Nov 2014 – Minglewood Hall, Memphis TN   Tickets
12 Nov 2014 – Sheldon Concert Hall, Saint Louis MO   Tickets
14 Nov 2014 – Park West, Chicago IL   Tickets
15 Nov 2014 – Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland OH   Tickets
28 Nov 2014 – At The Tabernacle, Mt. Tabor NJ   Tickets
29 Nov 2014 – Infinity Hall, Norfolk CT   Tickets

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New Live Album: Live In The UK 2010

Ian Hunter and the Rant Band
Live in the UK 2010

In 2010 Ian Hunter and The Rant Band embarked upon an UK tour, accompanied by a string quartet.
The shows were recorded professionally using a 32 track mobile, and the songs are completely live with no overdubs or fixes. The finished CD was mixed and mastered by Peter Moshay (Shrunken Heads, Man Overboard and When I’m President). The track listing mixes fan favourites from the Mott era – Seadiver, Waterlow, All The Young Dudes – with songs from throughout Ian’s solo career – Irene Wilde, Michael Picasso, Wash Us Away, Flowers.

Ian has decided to release these recordings himself, eschewing the traditional record company process. Both he and Trudi have been involved in every aspect of putting this CD together, from track and running order selection, through to artwork and mixing / mastering. They have crammed the maximum music possible onto a single cd, running as it does to 75 minutes. Hunterphiles who have had a sneak preview of the CD describe it as stunning … you can judge for yourselves by clicking the links on the right for 30 second previews.

The CD will be for sale through the normal channels (i.e. Amazon and iTunes) later in the year, but we are offering you the chance to purchase in advance from Ian Hunter directly, as more of the proceeds from each sale will end up with him.

The advance CD will be released through Ian Hunter on the 1st September, but anyone who pre-orders the CD will receive an immediate hi-res download (320 mp3) of the complete album (plus artwork), ahead of the physical CD.

Click Here to order the CD!

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