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Rock and Roll Legends Keith Emerson and Greg Lake to tour USA in an intimate evening of mus
The two man show with keyboard legend Keith Emerson and the famed voice and guitars of Greg Lake is an intimate “unplugged” prelude to the highly anticipated reunion of Emerson Lake and Palmer at the High Voltage Festival in July, 2010 in the UK.
By: QEDG Management
Rock and Roll Legends Keith Emerson and Greg Lake to tour USA in an exclusive intimate evening of musical retrospective highlighting the iconic music of Emerson Lake and Palmer, the Nice and King Crimson.
The two man show with keyboard legend Keith Emerson and the famed voice and guitars of Greg Lake is an intimate “unplugged”
The fabric of the show is the iconic music composed by Emerson and Lake throughout their careers and audiences can expect new perspectives as well as new arrangements of classic favorites as Keith and Greg relate the stories of their songs and discuss the compositions and people that influenced the celebrated music the two created with the progressive rock bands that went down in history as the super groups that began a rock and roll era: King Crimson , the Nice, and Emerson Lake and Palmer.
The show is completely new – the two have never performed together in this personal setting and audiences will be treated to an emotional perspective and a rare and personal insight into the music they love during an evening they won’t forget, in an intimate theatrical setting which far different from the theatrics of Emerson Lake and Palmer.
The tour begins in April and the following dates are already booked.
April 1, 2010 Cleveland, OH Lakewood Civic Auditorium
April 2, 2010 Glenside, PA
April 3, 2010 Ridgefield, CT Ridgefield Play House
April 6, 2010 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere
April 8, 2010 New York, NY Nokia Theatre Times Square
April 9, 2010 Westbury, NY Theatre at Westbury
An Intimate Evening with Keith Emerson and Greg Lake featuring the Music of Emerson Lake and Palmer, the Nice, and King Crimson is booked in the US exclusively by Paradise Artists:
California: Phone: (805) 646 – 3367 Fax: (805) 646 - 3367
New York: Phone: (212) 879-5900
Keith Emerson and Greg Lake are managed by Stewart Young and Martin Darvill at QEDG Management, QEDG@live.co.uk
Press and tour information:
Ellie Schwartz, 1.347.678.1760
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Keith Emerson and Greg Lake formed Emerson Lake and Palmer together with drummer Carl Palmer after finding a common bond when Emerson’s band The Nice toured with Greg Lake in King Crimson. The two began writing and performing partnership that heralded and influenced a new era of music and all the genres of rock that flowed after it.
Hailed as a keyboard legend, Keith Emerson has been one of the most important figures to emerge from the thriving UK rock scene of the 1960's and 70's. He is known as one of the most prominent leaders in the progressive rock movement, fusing rock 'n' roll with a myriad of musical styles, such as classical, jazz and world music. A modern wizard of electronic and acoustic keyboards, most notably the organ and synthesizer,.
Vocalist, musician and producer, Greg Lake is one of the most prominent and popular musicians in the world and has often been described as having the voice of a generation.