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Carl Palmer's Prog-Rock Camp

Announcing...
Carl Palmer's Prog-Rock Camp!


Registration Now Open!
Register now! First come; first served.


WHAT IS IT?
A musical learning experience for drummers, guitarists, bassists, keyboardists and vocalists.
Featuring Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy band
And Very Special Guests!!

Celebrity Music Master Classes!
Music Industry Seminars!
Perform in One of the Music Camper Prog Bands!
See a Full Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy Concert!
Premiere of a Never Before Seen ELP Concert Film!
A FULL ELP AND PROG MUSIC EXPERIENCE AND MUCH MORE!

WHEN IS IT?
November 8, 9, and 10, 2019

WHERE IS IT?
2300 ARENA
2300 South Swanson Street Philadelphia, PA 19148
(in South Philly near the football stadium and Wells Fargo Center)


Registration Now Open!
Register now! First come; first served.

Learn from the Masters!

Attend a Carl Palmer
Exclusive Drum Masterclass!
  
  
Paul Bielatowicz
Guitar Masterclass!
Simon Fitzpatrick
Bass and
Chapman Stick Masterclass!
  
  
Special Guest Guitarist!
Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal
(Sons of Apollo, Guns 'n' Roses)
conducting a Masterclass!
Derek Sherinian
(Sons of Apollo, ex-Dream Theater)
Keyboard Masterclass!
  

Registration Now Open!
Register now! First come; first served.

ONLY 100 MUSICIANS WILL BE ABLE TO ATTEND!
Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Here is what is included:

  • Exclusive Master Classes for Drums, Guitar, Bass Guitar & Chapman Stick; Keyboards, and Voice conducted by Carl Palmer, Paul Bielatowicz, Simon Fitzpatrick, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal; a special celebrity keyboardist and world class vocal coach to be announced soon!

  • Seminars on Artist Management; Booking; Publicity, Publishing and Music Law taught by Bruce Pilato - Pilato Entertainment Marketing & Media LLC

  • Other special music industry seminar topics to be announced!

  • The Premiere of a Never Before Seen
    EMERSON LAKE & PALMER
    Concert Film
    , LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA 1997!

  • You can perform at this camp with one of the Progressive Rock Camp bands assembled by
    Joel Simches - Coordinator for the YES
    Cruise to the Edge late night jam sessions

  • A special Q&A with Carl and his band; Bumblefoot and other special guests

  • VIP Seating at the CARL PALMER’S ELP LEGACY concert featuring the legendary music of EMERSON LAKE & PALMER

  • PLUS! There will be a special Carl Palmer Art Event; manufacturer’s reps on hand to discuss instruments and equipment, and a special collection of ELP memorabilia!

Registration Now Open!
Register now! First come; first served.

Included in the price will be two nights hotel stay at a nearby three star HOTEL and a FULL BUFFET MEAL each day at the arena.
Plus FREE PARKING at the arena and hotel!

Hotel shuttle buses will also be available.

BACKLINE EQUIPMENT & DRUM SETS WILL BE PROVIDED

The Event will open at Noon on FRIDAY November 8th
and end at 3 PM on SUNDAY November 10th.

All of the above (including hotel) for
only $1,399
per person, plus tax


If you're local to the Philadephia area and
do not need a hotel, choose the No Hotel rate:
only $1,150
per person, plus tax

Special “Spouse/Significant Other” Rate for your companion who can have access to everything except the seminars and master classes for only $375!
(must be paired with a full registration camper and will be placed in same hotel room).

Only the Carl Palmer ELP Legacy concert on the Saturday evening will be open to the general public.

Only the first 100 Applications will be accepted.

Reserve your application now!

Registration Now Open!
Register now! First come; first served.


Regular Updates and More Special Guests will be posted at www.carlpalmer.com and the official Carl Palmer and ELP Facebook pages!


Prog-Rock Camp Updates
21 Jul 2019

Raffle for Carl Palmer's Prog-Rock Camp attendees!

Pleased to announce a raffle that will be open to all attendees of Carl Palmer's Prog-Rock Camp! Items in the raffle include a Carl Palmer signature Venus snare drum (Ludwig Drums), a Paiste Virt2osity Ride Cymbal (designed by Carl and Erik Paiste - Paiste Cymbals), and an ELP album signed by Keith, Greg, and Carl from Carl's personal collection!

Attendees will each receive a raffle ticket and more will be available at the camp.

All raffle proceeds benefit the Bruce Montgomery Foundation for the Arts - a Philadelphia area 501(c)(3) that provides financial support, through Springboard Grants, to talented individuals and student organizations (high school through college age) who are pursuing excellence in the performing arts.

Carl Palmer's Prog Rock Camp
November 8, 9, and 10, 2019
2300 ARENA, Philadelphia, PA

Registration is limited to the first 100 people who register. First come; first served!

More information and a link to register here!


08 Jul 2019


Carl talks about an option for non-musician guests of campers and a "local" option for those who don’t need a hotel in Philadelphia.

Carl Palmer's Prog Rock Camp
November 8, 9, and 10, 2019
2300 ARENA, Philadelphia, PA

Registration is limited to the first 100 people who register. First come; first served!

More information and a link to register here!


04 Jul 2019


Carl gives more details about the upcoming Prog-Rock Camp.

A masterclass with Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (who’s currently performing in Asia with Carl as part of the Yes Royal Affair tour), a screening of some new ELP concert footage, etc. Also, folks who are local to Philadelphia have the option to join the camp without paying for the camp hotel.

Carl Palmer's Prog Rock Camp
November 8, 9, and 10, 2019
2300 ARENA, Philadelphia, PA

Registration is limited to the first 100 people who register. First come; first served!

More information and a link to register here!


27 Jun 2019


Carl Palmer announces a raffle for attendees of his Prog Rock Camp in November!

Carl announces that he'll be raffling off an ELP album from his personal collection - signed by Keith, Greg, as well as Carl! - to one lucky attendee at his Prog-Rock Camp!

Carl Palmer's Prog Rock Camp
November 8, 9, and 10, 2019
2300 ARENA, Philadelphia, PA

Registration is limited to the first 100 people who register. First come; first served!

More information and a link to register here!


10 Jun 2019


New Option for Carl Palmer's Prog-Rock Camp

For people who are local to the Philadelphia area and don't need the hotel included option, we're pleased to provide a discounted no hotel option. All of the Workshops and Masterclasses are still included!

Camp details and a link to register at the Prog-Rock Camp main page!

07 Jun 2019


Carl Palmer discusses plans for his Prog Rock camp after his visit to Philadelphia.

Carl was in Philadelphia rehearsing with Asia prior to the start of the Royal Affair tour featuring Yes, Asia, John Lodge, and Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy. Here, he gives an update on the November "Prog Rock Camp" after he's checked out the venue and hotel.

Carl Palmer's Prog Rock Camp
November 8, 9, and 10, 2019
2300 ARENA, Philadelphia, PA

Registration is limited to the first 100 people who register. First come; first served!

More information and a link to register here!


10 Apr 2019


Carl Palmer’s Prog Rock Camp gets a little attention over Times Square, New York City on the CISION / Reuters news crawl.

To register for the camp, visit the Prog Rock Camp main page.


13 Mar 2019


Carl Palmer's Prog-Rock Camp featured on ABC News Radio Online

Read the whole story...

[...] "This camp will be a special dream come true for me," says Palmer. "It is not designed to be a 'fantasy' event, but rather, a complete three-day educational adventure for those who really want to improve and advance their musical craft.

He adds, "Of course, fans who want to take in the experience are welcomed, as well. This is a chance to sit one-on-one with some of the contemporary musical greats and learn." [...]

Camp details and a link to register at the Prog-Rock Camp main page!

05 Mar 2019


Drummer extraordinare, Carl Palmer welcomes Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal to join him at the first annual Carl Palmer Prog Rock Camp.

Ron - or "Bumblefoot" - as he is known, is a successful guitar virtuoso and solo artist, was formerly with Guns N Roses, and is currently in Sons of Apollo. The camp will take place Nov. 8-10, 2019 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia and will also include Master Classes, a Carl Palmer ELP Legacy concert, the debut of a never before seen Emerson, Lake & Palmer concert film, and much much more. Also appearing will be Derek Sherinian (ex-Dream Theater and also with Sons of Apollo).

More information and a link to register here!

19 Feb 2019


Carl Palmer with a new message about the Palmer Progressive Rock Camp coming up this November in Philadelphia!

Registration is limited to the first 100 people who register. First come; first served!

More information and a link to register here!


27 Jan 2019


Carl Palmer Releases New Message about the Upcoming Prog-Rock Music Camp!

Carl reports in from France reminding us to check in regularly to the Prog-Rock Music Camp main page!

Some new announcements will be coming soon!

Registration is limited to the first 100 people who register.
First come; first served!

More information and a link to register here!


26 Dec 2018

New Announcement from Carl Palmer

Keyboardist Derek Sherinian added to line up of Carl Palmer’s Prog-Rock Camp!!!

Carl Palmer is excited and proud to announce the addition of keyboard virtuoso Derek Sherinian as a master instructor for the upcoming Carl Palmer's Prog-Rock Camp, to be held Nov 8-10, 2019 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA.

Derek was keyboardist for Dream Theater (from 1994-1999, including the final US tour opening for Emerson, Lake & Palmer) and currently is a member of Sons of Apollo and Black Country Communion. He has also been a touring keyboard player for Alice Cooper, Billy Idol, Kiss and many others. He has recorded over 60 albums including several successful solo albums. 

Derek will be giving a special Masterclass for keyboards, as well as some private lessons by appointment at the Palmer Prog-Rock Camp.

Register now before this amazing camp is sold out!

10 Dec 2018


Latest update on Carl Palmer's Prog-Rock Camp...

07 Dec 2018


Registration is now open!!

Carl Palmer's Prog-Rock Camp
Nov. 8-10, 2019 - 2300 Arena - Philadelphia, PA

A musical learning experience for drummers, guitarists, bassists, keyboardists and vocalists. Featuring Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy band And Very Special Guests!!

Register now!

Registration is limited to the first 100 people who register.
First come; first served!

22 Nov 2018

Announcing Carl Palmer's Prog-Rock Camp

Nov. 8-10, 2019 - 2300 Arena - Philadelphia, PA
Masterclasses, Workshops, Performances, and more!

A musical learning experience for drummers, guitarists, bassists, keyboardists and vocalists. Featuring Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy band And Very Special Guests!!

Details at the Prog-Rock Camp main page!


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