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Occurs on Tuesday November 22 2022

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Shea Center for Performing Arts
William Paterson University- Shea Center
300 Pompton Rd
Wayne NJ 07470

Event Notes

× Welcome Back My Friends: The Return of Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Thanks to video footage from the vaults of the late Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, the legendary prog rock trio are reuniting in unique fashion for an upcoming tour. More than 50 years after their debut, Keith Emerson and Greg Lake rejoin Carl Palmer and his ELP Legacy band live on stage through the magic of specially edited concert footage and synched audio. Using previously unseen footage of the band at London’s Royal Albert Hall in 1992, Carl Palmer will play with his departed bandmates once again — drumming live alongside those unearthed split-screen clips of Emerson and Lake. This rare footage is projected on state-of-the-art LED screens surrounding Palmer as the reunited trio performs "Welcome Back My Friends", "Lucky Man", "From The Beginning", "Knife-Edge" "Fanfare For The Common Man" and more. This tour has the full blessing of the Emerson and Lake estates and is part of an ongoing effort to revive the trio who were the embodiment of Progressive Rock and beloved by fans.

Reserved Seating: Gold Circle $60 • Orchestra/Front Loge $50 • Rear Loge $45• Senior and WP Community a 10% discount is available, please visit the box office.

Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. There is an additional $5 charge PER TICKET if purchased at the box office on the evening of the show.

William Paterson University is committed to reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19. To minimize exposure all visitors are required to adhere to state and local laws and University health policies to ensure the safety of our community.

WP is a mask-friendly campus. Masks are no longer required indoors.
Please click HERE to visit our COVID 19 safety protocols information page for the most up to date information.

This performance is being sold to full capacity. Please take your personal comfort level into consideration prior to purchasing tickets.

Additional discounts may be available by calling the Box Office.
There is a $4 per order fee for all sales not made in person at the Box Office.
Box Office hours are Monday and Friday 10 am - 2 pm, Tuesday through Thursday 10 am - 5 pm and one hour prior to the event.
There is a $5 per order fee for mailed or printed tickets. E-Tickets/Print at Home tickets are included in the purchase price.
Discounts are limited to a maximum of 2 tickets. All additional tickets will be at the full public price.
All programs, artists, dates, policies, prices and times subject to change.
Valid government photo ID required for all transactions.
Lobby opens 60 minutes prior to event.
Late Seating is at the discretion of the management. Late Seating is not available for all events.

No Refunds or Exchanges. All Sales Are Final.

Please remember to advise our box office of wheelchair or other special needs prior to purchasing your tickets so that we may better assist you.

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