The legendary rock band YES is bringing their summer tour to Hard Rock Live in Hollywood Florida August 1, 2014. There is no other band quite like YES in rock music. Originally founded in 1968 by Jon Anderson and Chris Squire the Grammy-award winning band remains one of the most influential and important in music today. Selling over 50 million records over its forty-six year career YES continues to wow fans all over the world with their live shows and iconic recordings.
The band’s hits include Roundabout, Close to the Edge, I’ve Seen All Good People, Owner of a Lonely Heart, and countless others. In 2013, YES marked a career first with a triple-header concert where the band performed three of their classic albums live in their entirety. In 2014, the tour is taken to another level as the band is set to perform 1971’s groundbreaking album Fragile as well as 1972’s Close to the Edge. The show will close with an encore of the band’s greatest hits and feature new material off Heaven and Earth, the bands new studio album, out July 8.
Accolades from fellow musicians and fans alike are no stranger to YES and its members.
Fragile was the bands breakthrough album peaking at #4 on the Billboard Album charts in the U.S. The RIAA-certified double platinum album has sold over two million copies and features YES’ hit single Roundabout and classics Long Distance Runaround and Heart of the Sunrise.
Close to the Edge is widely regarded as one of the greatest progressive rock albums ever recorded- spending 32 weeks on the U.S. charts, and peaking at #3. The Gold-certified album features hits Close to the Edge and You And I. In 2006, Guitar World named Close to the Edge one of the “100 Greatest Guitar Albums of All Time”.
Band members include bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Steve Howe, drummer Alan White, keyboardist Geoff Downes and singer Jon Davidson. Rock fans will certainly be thoroughly entertained when YES touches down at Hard Rock Live. For more information on this show visit the following site: