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Yes announce greatest hits US tour, ELP’s Carl Palmer and Todd Rundgren to open

Summer outing announced ahead of Yes' induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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    Prog rock icons Yes will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tomorrow. Ahead of the historic event, they’ve announced plans for a greatest hits tour across the US.

    Dubbed “YESTIVAL”, the summer outing will feature classic tracks from the band’s first nine studio albums, including 1971’s Fragile, 1974’s Relayer, and 1980’s Drama. The jaunt runs from early August to early September, and counts Baltimore, Brooklyn, Cleveland, Phoenix, Oklahoma City, and Los Angeles as stops. More dates are expected to be announced soon.

    The touring lineup for Yes consists of Steve Howe (guitar), Alan White (drums), Geoff Downes (keyboard), Jon Davison (vocals), and Billy Sherwood (the late Chris Squire’s chosen successor on bass). Founding member Jon Anderson will take part in this weekend’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame festivities, but is not expected to join the band on the road.

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    Joining Yes on the road will be Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy band honoring the work of Emerson, Lake & Palmer and multi-instrumentalist/producer Todd Rundgren.

    Consult the full itinerary below.

    Yes’ YESTIVAL 2017 Tour Dates:
    08/04 – Greensboro, NC @ White Oak Amphitheatre
    08/05 – Boone, NC @ Holmes Convocation Center
    08/07 – Baltimore, MD @ Pier Six Pavilion
    08/08 – Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theater
    08/10 – Mashantucket, CT @ MGM Grand at Foxwoods
    08/11 – Brooklyn, NY @ Ford Amphitheater
    08/12 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Center
    08/16 – Greensburg, PA @ The Palace Theatre
    08/17 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
    08/19 – Elgin, IL @ Festival Park
    08/20 – Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion
    08/22 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Zoo Amphitheatre
    08/23 – Sugar Land, TX @ Smart Financial Centre
    08/25 – Phoenix, AZ @ Celebrity Theatre
    08/26 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint
    08/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Microsoft Theater
    09/03 – Tulalip, WA @ Tulalip Amphitheatre

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    Revisit Fragile’s “Roundabout”:

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