Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy Tour Hits North America
LONDON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Carl Palmer, among the most renowned drummers in rock history and a founding member of both ELP and ASIA, is returning to North America for an extensive solo tour that will celebrate the release of his new DECADE DVD and new collection of fine art.
The tour began in February with shows in Japan and Europe. March 25(th) Palmer departs on the Caribbean-bound CRUISE TO THE EDGE (featuring YES, Steve Hackett, UK and his own Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy), followed by a tour of South America, and then embarking on his US/ Canadian leg which ends in Bay Shore, NY on May 11(th), 2013. For dates, visit: http://www.carlpalmer.com/tourdates.php
Entitled “Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy Twist Of The Wrist 2013 Tour,” the long road trek will feature a show that presents bold, new arrangements of the best-loved instrumental music of ELP, and other composers. A multi-media experience combining music and video projection, the show promises to be among the most musically compelling tours of the year. Carl Palmer Legacy is a red-hot power trio that features Palmer on drums and percussion; guitarist Paul Bielatowicz and bassist Simon Fitzpatrick.
The tour coincides with the release of both Palmer’s new concert DVD Decade, (captured at Pittsburgh’s MusikFest) and Palmer’s first signature collection of Fine Art, created completely from movements captured while he was drumming. A Twist Of The Wrist – The Carl Palmer Art Collection, is the result of collaboration between Palmer and the acclaimed LA Art Team, Scene Four. The collection is a series of signed and numbered prints that combine motion, color, and lighting into some of the most compelling fine art visuals ever created. This very limited Twist Of The Wrist art collection is available at www.CarlPalmerArt.com.
Palmer has released four solo albums since the last ELP tour in 1998. as well as the popular Carl Palmer Live In Europe DVD in 2005. He has also remained active with his supergroup, ASIA, since 2006.
As for ELP, Palmer closed that chapter of his life when the band played a final show in 2010 at London’s High Voltage Festival, where they celebrated their 40(th) Anniversary. For this solo band tour, Palmer will again meet fans after each show, doing autograph signings at most venues.
SOURCE Pilato Entertainment Marketing & Media LLC