The band will perform three of rock’s most influential albums, The Yes Album, Close to the Edge and Going for the One, in their entireties.
LOS ANGELES, California – December 10, 2012 —Legendary progressive rock band, Yes, today announced its upcoming North American tour, kicking off March 2013 in West Wendover, NV and wrapping up May 2013 in Detroit, MI. On this tour, fans can look forward to a totally new and unique Yes experience; the band, for the first time in its storied history, will perform three of its most popular albums in their entireties, The Yes Album, Close to the Edge, and Going for the One. Due to performance time limits in several venues, Yes will perform two albums, The Yes Album and Close to the Edge, in their entireties.
Performing three of rock’s most renowned albums will see Yes members, Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, and Jon Davison, playing Yes staples that have dramatically influenced rock music over the last four decades. Fans will enjoy long time favorites, including “Yours is No Disgrace,” “I’ve Seen All Good People,” “Starship Trooper,” “Close to the Edge,” “And You And I,” “Going for the One,” “Wondrous Stories,” “Awaken,” and more, in a completely unique format. Moreover, Yes will perform all tracks in the order they appear on their corresponding studio albums.
“These albums we all easily agreed on—they are complete works in themselves. And several of the songs have rarely been performed live,” says Yes guitarist, Steve Howe. “I believe the one song we’ve never performed in concert is ‘A Venture’ from The Yes Album,” states Yes co-founder and bassist, Chris Squire. Yes drummer, Alan White goes on to say, “This is a great opportunity to show the growth of Yes throughout different eras, and to once again enjoy the great memories of those times, as well as create brand new ones. We’re looking forward to performing these albums. It’s going to be fun for us, and we think our fans will love it as well.”
The tour visits Seattle, WA; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Reno, NV; Aspen, CO; Kansas City, MO; Austin, TX; Clearwater, FL; New York, NY; Detroit, MI; Toronto, Ontario; and a variety of other cities. See the tour page for complete tour itinerary information, including venues and dates.
Yes is proud to provide special show packages, which include near-stage seating, a meet and greet with the band, exclusive limited-edition gifts from Yes, and much more.
YES US Tour Dates 2013
Mar 01 – West Wendover, NV, Peppermill Concert Hall *
Mar 03 – Seattle, WA, Moore Theatre
Mar 05 – San Francisco, CA, The Warfield
Mar 06 – Los Angeles, CA, Orpheum Theatre
Mar 08 – Temecula, CA, Pechanga Theater (at Pechanga Casino)
Mar 09 – Reno, NV, Silver Legacy Casino *
Mar 14 – Omaha, NE, Holland Performing Arts Center
Mar 16 – Hammond, IN, The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Mar 17 – Louisville, KY, Palace Theatre
Mar 18 – Kansas City, MO, The Midland by AMC
Mar 20 – Austin, TX, ACL Live at the Moody Theater
Mar 21 – Grand Prairie, TX, Verizon Theatre
Mar 22 – Biloxi, MS, Hard Rock Live – Biloxi *
Mar 24 – Hollywood, FL, Seminole Hard Rock Live Arena *
Mar 30 – Melbourne, FL, Maxwell C King Center for the Perf Arts
Apr 02 – Clearwater, FL, Ruck Eckerd Hall
Apr 05 – Mashantucket, CT, MGM Grand at Foxwoods *
Apr 06 – Hampton, NH, Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Apr 07 – Bethlehem, PA, Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Apr 09 – New York, NY, Beacon Theatre
Apr 11 – Toronto, ON, Massey Hall
Apr 12 – Detroit, MI, Fox Theatre
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