Mott the Hoople lead singer Ian Hunter takes the stage at Havana New Hope

ian 3Ian Hunter and his Rant Band will appear for one night only at Havana New Hope on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m.

Hunter is an English singer-songwriter who is best known as the lead singer of the English rock band Mott the Hoople from its formation in 1969 to its breakup in 1974, and at the time of its 2009 reunion.

Hunter was a musician and songwriter before joining Mott The Hoople, and continued a solo career after the band’s dissolution, often collaborating with Mick Ronson’s sideman and arranger from the “Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars” period.

Mott The Hoople achieved a moderate level of commercial success. As a solo artist, Hunter’s best-known solo records are Once Bitten, Twice Shy, later covered by Great White, and Cleveland Rocks, a cover version of which became the theme song for the American TV series “The Drew Carey Show”.

Tickets are $40 for general admission standing only. Doors at 6 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Must be 21 or older.



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