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Martin Turner, ex Wishbone Ash to record live DVD/CD on upcoming tour

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Wishbone Ash founding member Martin Turner will be filming and recording a live DVD/CD, for release later in 2016, during his upcoming “Written in the Stars” Spring Tour.

Filming and recording will take place at St Helens Citadel on Friday 26 February 2016, where Martin and his band – Danny Willson (guitar), Tim Brown (drums) and Misha Nikolic (guitar) - will be playing a specially extended set that will feature 2015’s award-winning “Written in the Stars” album being performed in its entirety, followed by a selection of Wishbone Ash classics spanning the Martin Turner years.

“We’ve been playing selected tracks from “Written in the Stars” for some time now, even prior to the album’s release, “ says Martin Turner. “We have been truly overwhelmed by the positive reaction to the album and were already planning to play a more varied selection on the upcoming dates. However, while trying out all songs from the album during rehearsals, it soon became apparent not only how well all the songs lend themselves to live performance but also how the full album works as a “piece” – in much the same way as “Argus” did.  Wouldn’t it be a shame then if we did not capture “Written in the Stars – Live” for posterity?”

The “Written in the Stars” Spring 2016 tour takes in the following venues:

11 Feb  London, 100 Club

12 Feb   Banbury, Mill Arts Centre

13 Feb  Maidenhead, Norden Farm Centre

19 Feb   Stockton-on-Tees, Arc

21 Feb   Newcastle-u-Tyne, Brofest

24 Feb   Kinross, Greens Hotel

25 Feb  Glasgow, The Ferry

26 Feb   St. Helens, Citadel

4 March  Claygate, Music Festival

5 March  Howden, Shire Hall

1 April   Southampton, Talking Heads

8 April   Newbury, Arlington Arts Centre

9 April   Hertford, Corn Exchange

10 April  Cheltenham, Bishops Cleeve Tithe Barn

15 April   Darlington, Forum Music Centre

16 April   Sheffield, Greystones

23 April   Norwich, Waterfront Studio

30 April   Cardiff, the Globe

6 May   Hockley, Touchline Live

7 May   St. Ives, Guildhall

8 May   Frome, Cheese and Grain

13 May   Nuneaton, Queens Hall

14 May  Worcester, Huntingdon Hall 

Sat 25 June   Linton, Festival

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