Yes Announce First-Ever 'Yestival' -
The iconic and Grammy-winning rock band Yes have announced their
first-ever festiva Yestival, a day-into-night musical adventure in
full quadraphonic sound set to take place on Saturday, August 3 at
the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ.
The multi-platinum progressive rock titans performing their
classic albums 1971's 'The Yes Album' and 1972's 'Close To The
Edge' in their entirety and more will be joined by like minded
artists such as 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 presented by Live Nation.
Says Yes bassist Chris Squire
"This is a concept we've been trying to put into motion for
some time, and only now we've been able to turn it into reality.
We're looking forward to starting Yestival out in the
Philadelphia area, which has been a Yes stronghold since the
The Musical Box is a band that is internationally acclaimed for
its historically accurate re-enactment of Genesis early work. As
part of the 40th commemorative anniversary, the band will perform
the Foxtrot Show as presented by Genesis in 1973. The Musical Box,
exclusively licensed by Peter Gabriel and Genesis, has become the
reference in the interpretation of contemporary music. Peter
Gabriel saw a performance and said "The Musical Box recreated, very
accurately, what Genesis was doing." Genesis co-founder Michael
Rutherford added, "It was better than the real thing."
Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy will be performing innovative versions
of classic Emerson, Lake & Palmer hits. Palmer, named by
Rolling Stone magazine as one of the 10 greatest drummers of all
time, has been performing for audiences for nearly four decades
with some of music's most memorable bands like Emerson, Lake &
Palmer and Asia.
Renaissance is a band which for 44 years has been acclaimed for
their unique blending of progressive rock with classic and
Yestival will also feature a second stage of all-day
entertainment with performances by up-and-coming progressive rock
bands such as Scale The Summit and a special appearance by The
School Of Rock, as well as an art showing by Roger Dean, whose
visuals and album covers for many bands including Yes, Uriah Heep
and Asia have played an important part in the history of
Go to www.yesworld.com
for the latest tour dates and ticket links. For tickets and special
VIP packages to Yestival go to www.ticketmaster.com. In
addition, CID Entertainment is offering travel packages to Yestival
with accommodations in Philadelphia and your choice of VIP tickets
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