Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Yes announce Canadian tour

Yes have announced a spring 2014 Canadian tour.

The band will play 10 dates featuring their current live show, which sees Yes performing three albums – 1971's "The Yes Album", 1972's "Close To The Edge" and 1977's "Going For The One" – from beginning to end.

The current tour 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.

Canadian dates begin March 19 in Victoria, BC and run to April 2 in Hamilton, ON.

An exclusive presale starts Thursday, December 10 at 10am local time at yesworld.com, while general public tickets go on sale Monday, December 16.

Yes are among the nominees for the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, alongside KISS, Deep Purple, Nirvana, Hall & Oates, The Replacements, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Peter Gabriel, LL Cool J, N.W.A., Link Wray, the Meters, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, and the Zombies.

An announcement confirming the 2014 inductees is expected soon.

2014 Canadian tour

Mar 19 – Victoria, BC – Save On Foods Memorial Centre
Mar 20 – Vancouver, BC – Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Mar 21 – Kelowna, BC – Prospera Place
Mar 23 – Calgary, AB – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Mar 24 – Edmonton, AB – Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Mar 26 – Winnipeg, MB – Pantages Playhouse Theatre
Mar 29 – Oshawa, ON – GM Centre
Mar 30 – Ottawa, ON – Southam Hall @ National Arts Centre
Mar 31 – Quebec City, QC – Le Capitole de Québec
Apr 02 – Hamilton, ON – Hamilton Place Theatre

See also:

KISS, Deep Purple and Yes among 2014 Rock Hall nominees
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Yes to host their own festival
Yes expand 2013 tour
Yes bassist comments on Rush’s induction into Rock Hall
Yes to headline Cruise To The Edge
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
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