Appearing all on the same night:
From EMERSON LAKE & PALMER Carl Palmer & his Band performing the ELP Legacy.
From WISHBONE ASH original founding member Martin Turner & his Band play the music of WISHBONE ASH.
& the classic line of legendary folk band The Strawbs.
Carl Palmer (ELP) and his band + Martin Turner (Wishbone Ash) and band + The Strawbs - The Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton: Sunday 15th March 2015
CARL PALMER'S ELP LEGACY—CARL PALMER & his BAND
Carl Palmer is one of the World's greatest drummers - a consummate professional, a brilliant technician and a dynamic showman - he has thrilled listeners and audiences alike for nearly four decades whilst playing with such memorable bands as Atomic Rooster, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown and of course Asia. Carl's incredible reputation came to the fore with the magnificent Emerson Lake & Palmer whose music is reproduced here under the auspice of Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy. Emerson Lake & Palmer were of course one of the biggest rock band's in the World throughout the Seventies and Eighties. Carl will be joined by Paul Bielatowicz on guitars and Simon Fitzpatrick on bass as the band reproduce Classic ELP tunes such as "Barbarian" and "Hoedown".
MARTIN TURNER & HIS BAND PLAYS THE MUSIC OF WISHBONE ASH
Martin Turner was a founding member of the Legendary Wishbone Ash. As singer, bassist and songwriter Martin played a distinctive part In the development of the unique musical identity that enveloped the band through their high quality guitar-driven melodic rock music. Wishbone Ash enjoyed huge success with millions of album sales through such classic titles as "Argus"; Pilgrimage"; "There's The Rub", "New England" and "Live Dates" as well as enjoying sold out concert halls and stadiums Worldwide. In recent years Martin Turner, following a break from touring, has delighted audiences with performances of material from those classic periods of Wishbone Ash history. Joined by the twin guitars of Ray Hatfield and Danny Wilson, powered by drummer Tim Brown, Martin's superb band breathe new life into those unforgettable songs.
Still led by the mercurial Dave Cousins who is joined by lead guitarist Dave Lambert and the versatile Chas Cronk who together formed the front-line of the classic 1970's line-up of the band. As The Strawbs move into their fifth decade of music making it is still difficult to categorise the unique sound that has made them Britain's most successful International progressive folk-rock band. Starting life as the Strawberry Hill Boys playing Bluegrass music they evolved into the Strawbs following their initial album release which featured a pre Fairport Sandy Denny. Since those days of the late Sixties the Strawbs have enjoyed a number of album chart successes through a legacy of top quality song writing and performances that have helped maintain a devoted fan base. Listen out for some great tunes lifted from unforgettable albums such as "Grave New World"; "Bursting At The Seams"; Hero And Heroine" and "Ghosts"
Official Website: www.carlpalmer.com
Tickets priced: £24.75 (£22.50 ticket + £2.25 booking fee) and are available from Midland Box Office: 0870 320 7000 or online at www.wolvescivic.co.uk