Andy Powell is the guitarist, singer and longest-serving member of the seminal British progressive rock band Wishbone Ash, whose twin-guitar approach influenced a generation of players. He's been a mainstay of the group for more than 40 years, through a series of the usual ups and downs and member changes that the rock and roller coaster brings to every long-lived act.
Who: Wishbone Ash
What: 2013 North American Tour
When: February 28 - March 21
Why: The veteran British progressive rockers released a new album titled 'Elegant Stealth' last year, which many critics hailed as one of the best of their career. They toured successfully stateside behind that album, and this
British progressive rock legends Wishbone Ash have announced the dates for a North American tour this spring. Their upcoming road trek will begin on Feb. 28 in New Hampshire and wend its way through the Northeast, the Midwest and a couple of dates in Canada before wrapping up in Oregon on March 21.
After more than four decades together and more than 20 studio albums to their credit, Wishbone Ash are still going strong -- and they have a collection of brand new tracks to prove it. The band's latest album, 'Elegant Stealth,' is scheduled for a Nov. 25 release, breaking a four-year drought between studio recordings and offering 11 new songs from one of the most influential British groups of the rock era.