A bit of good news for the new year!
1) Hot Rocks at Carnegie Hall on 13 Mar 2012
2) Bell House, Brooklyn NY on 30 Mar 2012
3) Verden Allen in 2012
4) Mick Ralphs in 2012
1) Ian Hunter and the Rant Band will appear at Hot Rocks At Carnegie Hall, an event featuring 21 artists performing the 21 songs from the Rolling Stones' album Hot Rocks 1964-1971. The event benefits a number of music-related charities, and will also feature Marianne Faithfull, Art Garfunkel, Rickie Lee Jones, Ronnie Spector, Rosanne Cash, Steve Earle, Taj Mahal, Marc Cohn and Jackson Browne among others. See the Ian Hunter Tour Dates page for ticket links:
2) Ian Hunter and the Rant Band will headline a special show at the Bell House on 30 March 2012, with Graham Parker in support. Proceeds from the show will go directly toward medical bills and other costs incurred by Graham Maby and his wife Mary Beth, who sadly lost her battle with cancer a couple weeks ago. See the Ian Hunter Tour Dates page for ticket links:
3) Verden Allen and his band Soft Ground play live dates at The Half Moon, Putney UK on 11 Feb 2012 and then closer to home on 14 April 2012 at Huntingdon Hall in Worcester UK for another night of Mott classics and Verden's own solo material.
4) The Mick Ralphs Blues Band have four gigs in Feb-Mar 2012, and a festival in August.
25 Feb 2012: Met Theatre, Bury UK
02 Mar 2012: Stables, Milton Keynes UK
03 Mar 2012: Long Street Blues Club, Devizes UK
17 Mar 2012: Green Hotel, Kinross Scotland
25/26 Aug 2012: Great British R&B Festival, Colne UK
As always, check the Ian Hunter website (http://www.ianhunter.com) for the latest information.
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