Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Yes to host their own festival

Yes will host their first-ever festival - “YEStival” – this summer in New Jersey.

Set for Saturday, August 3 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ, “YEStival” will see the prog-rock icons performing their classic albums, 1971’s “The Yes Album” and 1972’s “Close To The Edge”, in their entirety and more.

Joining Yes for the event will be Genesis tribute act The Musical Box, Renaissance featuring Anne Haslam, Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy, and other acts TBA.

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 7 at 10 AM EST and will start at just $35.

Tickets will be available at Ticketmaster.com, Susquehanna Bank Center Box Office, Live Nation Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets or by-phone at 800-745-3000 .

“YEStival” is part of the second North American leg of the band’s 2013 tour, which marks the first time since 1973 that Yes - bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Steve Howe, drummer Alan White, keyboardist Geoff Downes and singer Jon Davison - have performed an album onstage in its entirety.

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