Martin Turner and his band return celebrate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the original Wishbone Ash and perform another classic album in its entirety – 1971’s Pilgrimage.
Formed by Martin Turner and Steve Upton, Wishbone Ash on created a musical sound that was rich in texture and melody, with Martin envisaging the band’s innovative harmony-guitar hallmark. The original line-up forged a unique musical identity that would produce some of rock music’s best loved works and influence numerous successful bands. With millions of albums sold, Wishbone Ash became one of the most enduring British rock acts, their name synonymous with high quality guitar-driven melodic rock music.
Five decades later, the music of the band’s classic line-ups continues to delight audiences worldwide through both live performances and a rich legacy of recorded work. As lead vocalist and key creative force, founding member Martin Turner was central to the critical and commercial success of Wishbone Ash’s most revered albums, with his passionate vocal delivery, great songwriting ability and keen melodic sense being major ingredients in the definitive Wishbone Ash sound. Martin Turner continues to perform the band’s best loved works with his current line-up, which features guitarists Danny Willson and Misha Nikolic and drummer Tim Brown.