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20 Nov 2015

Sold out!

Saturday night's show in Cary, NC.

Thanks to all the fans who are coming out to support Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy while we're on tour!

15 Oct 2015

Carl Palmer with Emerson, Lake & Palmer makes Rolling Stone's 50 Greatest Progressive Rock Albums of All Time!

See the complete list!

13 Oct 2015

Statement from Carl Palmer regarding The Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp: "Due to unforeseen circumstances, I will not be appearing at the February 2015 Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp as previously announced. I hope to be able to participate in a future camp and we wish the Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp organization and its campers, the very best."
Carl Palmer

08 Oct 2015

Carl, seen here with Katie and Bruce, as the All Things That Rock Festival begins.

Thanks to everyone who stopped by!

06 Oct 2015

BACK IN THE NY GROOVE.... Kiss founding member and ex-guitarist Ace Frehley made it a point to stop by Carl Palmer's display at the ALL THINGS THAT ROCK FESTIVAL in Philadelphia to meet the legendary British drummer. Ace remarked on how all the KISS members were big ELP fans.

In addition, former Guns N Roses drummer Steven Adler came over to meet Carl. Adler, like Carl, has created his own collection of art with Scene 4 of Los Angeles.

01 Oct 2015

Carl Palmer (with help from manager Bruce Pilato) gets ready to meet the fans at the ALL THINGS THAT ROCK FESTIVAL in Philadelphia yesterday.

The event ends Sunday Oct 4th until 5pm and also features Ace Frehley; Guns N Roses' Steven Adler; Gene Cornish of The Rascals; Lita Ford and many others.

Carl hangs with pop metal Queen, Lita Ford, at The All Things That Rock Festival in Philadelphia.

01 Oct 2015

Had a great time speaking on WMGK's John DeBella show. See you at All Things That Rock (Oaks, PA) this weekend!

Listen to the podcast!

28 Sept 2015

Carl Palmer Brings Rare Signed ELP Items To ALL THINGS THAT ROCK FESTIVAL This Weekend Oct 3 and 4 In Philadelphia

Carl Palmer will be at this exciting event discussing his artwork and signing Carl Palmer, ASIA and Emerson Lake & Palmer items. Among the items that can be purchased and signed by Carl will be: ELP and Palmer lithographs; Picture Discs; Vinyl Albums; Publicity photos; Carl Palmer Drums; Drum Heads; Drum sticks and much more!

Check it out!
All Things That Rock
Philadelphia Festival 2015
October 3 & 4, 2015

24 Sept 2015

Coming October 15, 2015!

Carl Palmer is releasing a book on his artwork: Rhythm in Art. The first edition is super limited and each copy is signed.

Sign up has begun at to get more details!

23 Sept 2015

Carl Palmer among headline celebrities at All Things That Rock 2015!
October 3 & 4, 2015 near Philadelphia, PA
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22 Sept 2015

Carl Palmer to embark on US tour!

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy is returning to the United States for the final leg of THE 2015 Rhythm of Light Tour. The tour returns to the US with fifteen shows between November 12th and December 6th. Check out the Tour Dates.

Read the Press Release

03 Sept 2015

Carl Palmer's Art Of Giving continues.

Recently Carl and Scene 4 Art of Los Angeles, held three art events to raise money for charities he supports. A portion of all the sales of Carl's art at these events were given to the following charities: Camp Good Days & Special Times, providing summer camps for children with cancer; The American Cancer Society; and The Child Advocacy Center Of Bucks County (PA).

Debbie Rice of Friendship Framing in Bath, PA, accepts check from Carl Palmer on behalf of the American Cancer Society.

Gary Mervis CEO of Camp Good Days & Special Times receives check from Carl Palmer.

Paul Conaway of Wannatix in Philadelphia receives check from Carl Palmer
on behalf of The Child Advocacy Center of Bucks County, PA

Read all about Carl's Art of Giving

21 June 2015

20 June 2015 - It was a full house as CARL PALMER'S ELP LEGACY opened a short tour of 6 shows in Florida, Tennessee, Maryland, and Pennsylvania tonight at the Englewood Events Center in Englewood, FL. The band rocked hard on such classics as Barbarian and 21st Century Schizoid Man to an enthusiastic crowd.

See all the tour dates

03 June 2015

Carl Palmer named #1 in MusicRadar's 6 Pioneers of Prog Rock Drumming
The drummers who changed the face of rock forever.

"Prog rock is an English art form, a bit like jazz is to the Americans. This is an art form which we created here in England" - Carl Palmer

See the complete list...

12 May 2015

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy adds 6 more shows to the Rhythm of Light 2015 tour

The tour returns to the US with six shows in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Tennessee, and Florida between June 20th and 29th in addition to 2 festival dates in Europe! Check out the Tour Dates.

Read the Press Release

12 May 2015

Carl Palmer and the "Art" of Giving Continues

Famed British Musician Hosts Successful Art Events to Benefit Camp Good Days & Special Times; The American Cancer Society and The Child AdvocacyCenter of Philadelphia.

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08 May 2015

Emerson, Lake & Palmer have been inducted into the Goldmine Magazine Hall of Fame.

Goldmine which began publishing in 1974, is one of the music industry's most respected publications.

Full story here

07 Apr 2015

Rockbeat Records has just released Once Upon a Time Live in South America, a 4 CD set Culled from ELP concerts in Chile, Brazil and Argentina in 1993 and 1997. Full track lists can be found at

Rockbeat has also made available two free downloads to showcase the quality of these performances:

29 Mar 2015

New video! Newly discovered video of Carl Palmer playing "Fire" with the Crazy World of Arthur Brown. Available on the Official Carl Palmer YouTube Channel and on this site's Video Gallery.

29 Mar 2015

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy 2015 European Tour is under way!

See all of the tour dates...

20 Mar 2015

Sweden Rock Festival: Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy will be performing 04 June 2015 at the 2015 Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden.

18 Mar 2015

Message from Carl:

"I would like to thank everyone for their support on my UK tour. I had a great time as always working with Paul and Simon. I hope there was not too much inconvenience caused by the cancellations which I know you have all heard before but this was genuinely out of our control.

The Carl Palmer ELP Legacy will be playing at the Krush Fest on the 16th October in Great Yarmouth. I look forward to seeing you there!

Once again a big thank you to you all."

17 Feb 2015

Just about to kick off my February and March UK tour! In addition to playing with Paul and Simon as Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy, each stop on the tour features Martin Turner (playing the music of Wishbone Ash) and The Strawbs. It all starts on Thursday (19 Feb) in Cheltenham and continues through to Wolverhampton (15 March).

Looking forward to seeing you there!

01 Jan 2015

Wishing all my fans and followers, management and crew a very happy, healthy and successful 2015. Looking forward to seeing you all again during the year. Starting off in Oslo on February 10th and then followed with a UK tour. Look out for details of tour dates and art events on my website, Facebook, and Twitter pages.

See Updates page for more...
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Next 3 appearances:

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy
01 Dec 2015
Los Angeles, CA
Private Art Event

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy
02 Dec 2015
Hermosa Beach, CA
Saint Rocke

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy
03 Dec 2015
Redwood City, CA
Club Fox

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