Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Yes to headline Cruise To The Edge

Yes will lead an all-star lineup aboard “Cruise To The Edge”, departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL on March 25th for five days and nights, visiting beautiful Caribbean ports including Ocho Rios, Jamaica and Georgetown, Cayman Islands.

The cruise falls in the middle of Yes’ North American tour where, in a career first, the band will perform three of their classic albums in their entirety, all in one concert.

The band will feature 1971's "The Yes Album", 1972's "Close To The Edge" and 1977's "Going For The One" performed from beginning to end.

For more details and tour dates, click here.

“Cruise To The Edge” is an opportunity for fans to get up-close-and-personal with legendary bands and artists.
Featuring non-stop entertainment, activities and events, this fan fantasy camp also features Steve Hackett’s Genesis Revisited; UK with Eddie Jobson, John Wetton, Alex Machacek and Terry Bozio; Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy, featuring the music of that legendary band; Tangerine Dream featuring Edgar Froese; Saga, Nektar, Zebra, Glass Hammer, Ioearth, and Trans Siberian Orchestra’s Joel Hoekstra, Heavy Mellow and more.

In addition to musical performances, passengers aboard the luxurious MSC Poesia will enjoy The Prog Panels Q & A Sessions, Behind The Music Presentations, Meet & Greet Photo Sessions (with select artists), Bon Voyage Sail-Away Party plus other special events and activities, interacting with some of greatest progressive rock musicians in the world.

Internationally acclaimed artist Roger Dean will be joining the cruise and will be giving a talk and presentation of his work covering the past 40 years. Passengers will be able to view and purchase limited edition fine prints, original sketches and water colours. Many of these stunning and highly collectable pieces, seen for the first time outside the UK, were preparatory work for some of the most iconic album covers of their time. Roger is well known for his artwork for bands such as Yes, Asia and Uriah Heep.

Tickets are on sale now for "Cruise To The Edge" and practically everything is included for one low price, starting at $999 per person, double occupancy. In addition to over-the-top performances by featured artists and bands, passengers will enjoy the refined elegance of the MSC Poesia, sumptuous meals, two wonderful Caribbean ports, luxury stateroom, pools, fitness center and much more. This is the “Can’t Miss” event for true aficionados of progressive rock.

The "Cruise To the Edge" is a playground for the serious fan where music and a luxury cruise hook up for the vacation of a lifetime. Tickets for this voyage-of-a-lifetime will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis and will only be available at CruiseToTheEdge.com.

Yes Yes

See also:

Steve Howe quits Asia to focus on Yes and other projects
Yes to perform three full albums during 2013 tour
Yes: Live DC/DVD package due next month
Yes: New single premieres on Oldies 95.7 Seattle