An Evening With YES
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Las Vegas, NV(March 24, 2014) –The iconic and Grammy award-winning band YES has announced a 35-date summer tour performing two of their classic albums in their entirety in one evening: FRAGILE and CLOSE TO THE EDGE plus an encore of their greatest hits. YES fans will be able to experience this amazing live show at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, August 15 at 8pm. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am.
During the encore on the upcoming tour, the multi-platinum progressive rock band--bassist CHRIS SQUIRE, guitarist STEVE HOWE, drummer ALAN WHITE, keyboardist GEOFF DOWNES and singer JON DAVISON--will also perform material off HEAVEN AND EARTH, their new studio album, out July 8.
The album FRAGILE is considered to be their U.S. breakthrough album peaking at #4 on the Billboard Album charts in the U.S. The RIAA-certified double platinum album has sold over two million copies and features YES’ hit single “Roundabout” and other classics like “Long Distance Runaround” and “Heart of the Sunrise.” It also marks the band’s first collaboration with artist Roger Dean on cover art, who has designed many of the band’s album covers and logos. The band’s album CLOSE TO THE EDGE—widely regarded as one of the greatest progressive rock albums ever recorded—was on the U.S. charts for 32 weeks, peaking at #3. The Gold-certified album featuring epic suites such as “Close To The Edge” and “You And I” was named one of the “100 Greatest Guitar Albums of All Time” by Guitar World (2006).
Founded in 1968 by Chris Squire and Jon Anderson, Grammy award-winning recording artists YES have created some of the most important and influential music in rock history, such as iconic pieces “Roundabout,” “Close to the Edge,” “I’ve Seen All Good People,” “Owner of a Lonely Heart,” and countless others. Having sold over 50 million records over its forty-six-year career, YES continues creating masterful music that inspires fans and musicians from around the world.
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. For more details visit: www.yesworld.com.
Tickets, starting at $39.50(plus applicable service fees), go on sale Friday at 10am at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, online at AXS.com or by calling 888-9-AXS-TIX.