Grammy Award-winning rock luminaries YES, return to the UK in April and May 2014 for a 10 date tour. 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 entirety.
Legendary progressive rock band, Yes, today announced it’s 2014 European tour, kicking off 29 April 2014 in Oxford, England and wrapping up 22 May 2014 in Tilburg, Netherlands. On this tour, fans can look forward to a unique Yes experience; the band will perform three of its most popular albums in their entirety, The Yes Album, Close to the Edge, and Going for the One.
Performing three of rock and roll’s most revered albums, Yes members Chris Squire (bass), Steve Howe (guitar), Alan White (drums), Geoff Downes (keyboards), and Jon Davison (vocals), will delight audiences with Yes staples from the last four decades. Fans will enjoy long-time favourites, 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,” “Wonderous Stories,” “Awaken,” and more. In addition, Yes will perform all tracks in the order they appear on their corresponding studio albums.
“We performed these three albums in their entirety on our North and South American tours, and the fans absolutely loved it,” says Yes guitarist, Steve Howe. “Fans did indeed love it,” states Yes co-founder and bassist, Chris Squire, “and so did we. Plus, we’ll be performing pieces we’ve rarely played live. In fact, I believe the one song we never performed in concert before our three-album tours is ‘A Venture’ from The Yes Album.” Alan White goes on to say, “As with our three-album North and South American tours, this is a great opportunity to share with our European fans the growth of Yes throughout different eras, and to revisit the great memories of those times, as well as create brand new ones. We’re looking forward to touring Europe, performing these albums, and most of all, meeting our wonderful fans. It’s great fun for us, and we think our fans throughout Europe will love the performance as well.”
The Europe 2014 tour visits Oxford, England; Glasgow, Scotland; London, England; Paris, France; Zurich, Switzerland; Brussels, Belgium; and a variety of other cities.
|Tuesday||29 April 2014||Oxford||UK||New Theatre|
|Wednesday||30 April 2014||Southend||UK||Cliffs Pavilion|
|Friday||02 May 2014||Glasgow||UK||Clyde Auditorium|
|Saturday||03 May 2014||Newcastle||UK||City Hall|
|Sunday||04 May 2014||Birmingham||UK||Symphony Hall|
|Tuesday||06 May 2014||Leicester||UK||De Montfort Hall|
|Wednesday||07 May 2014||Sheffield||UK||City Hall|
|Thursday||08 May 2014||London||UK||Royal Albert Hall|
|Saturday||10 May 2014||Manchester||UK||O2 Apollo|
|Sunday||11 May 2014||Bristol||UK||Hippodrome|
|Tuesday||13 May 2014||Paris||France||Gran Rex|
|Wednesday||14 May 2014||Zurich||Switzerland||Volkshaus|
|Friday||16 May 2014||Monaco||Opera Garnier|
|Saturday||17 May 2014||Padova||Italy||Palageox|
|Sunday||18 May 2014||Milan||Italy||Teatro Della Luna|
|Tuesday||20 May 2014||Luxembourg||Rockhall Box|
|Wednesday||21 May 2014||Brussels||Belgium||A B|
|Thursday||22 May 2014||Tilburg||Netherlands||0 1 3|
UK Ticket prices are £37.50 for all Venues except for London £50 (boxes), £45, £40 and £35. Agency and Credit card bookings are subject to booking fee. Showtime is 7.30pm and tickets are available from bookingsdirect.com or 24 ticket hotline: 0844 338 0000. Tickets go on sale at 9.00am on Friday 21st June.