Carl Palmer unveils UK dates



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Carl Palmer has announced a batch of UK tour dates.

The Emerson, Lake and Palmer drummer has announced the following shows:

Nov 24: Gateshead Sage
Nov 25: Edinburgh Queens Hall
Nov 26: Manchester Academy
Nov 27: Southend Palace Theatre
Nov 29: Leamington Spa Assembly
Nov 30: Norwich Maddermarket Theatre
Dec 1: Bilston Robin 2
Dec 2: Pontypridd Municipal Arts Centre
Dec 3: Ipswich Corn Exchange
Dec 4: Milton Keynes Stables

The tour is being dubbed The Carl Palmer Band - 2011 Pictures At An Exhibition Tour, which is of course also the name of ELP's 1971 live record. For full details keep an eye on

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