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Camel announce 2023 England and Scotland tour dates

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UK prog legends Camel have announced a short run of English and Scottish tour dates for 2023, under the banner of '50 Years Strong'. Of course Camel formed in 1971 but released their self-titled debut album in 1973.

The current line-up features founding member Andy Latimer alongside long-standing bass player Colin Bass and drummer Denis Clement and more recent addition Peter Jones (Tiger Moth Tales, Cyan) on keyboards.

These will be the band's first live dates for five years, since they celebrated the release of 1975's Moonmadness, culminating in a stunning show at London's Royal Albert Hall in September 2018.

Camel will play:
Jun 2: Manchester O2 Apollo
Jun 3: Edinburgh Usher Hall
Jun 6: Southampton O2 Guildhall
Jun 7: Aylesbury Friars Waterside
Jun 8: Birmingham Symphony Hall
Jun 10: London Eventim Apollo

Tickets will be available through the band's website.

Camel

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Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.