YES To Play Three Classic Albums In Their Entirety Live On AXS TV On March 5

In a career first, iconic and Grammy Award-winning rock band YES will perform three of their classic albums in their entirety, all in one concert, on a special tour in 2013: 1971’s The YES Album, 1972’s Close to the Edge and 1977’s Going for the One.  On Tuesday, March 5, YES’ San Francisco show will be broadcast live on national television on AXS TV beginning at 11pm Eastern / 8pm Pacific. Visit for more information; local listings can be found at

The band will be further engaging fans and viewers via social media, launching a contest to give away audiophile CD copies of Close to the Edge.  Fans of the band simply visit:, follow @AXSTV on Twitter and post a tweet using #AXSYES to be entered to win.  @AXSTV will also communicate with viewers during the broadcast using on screen messages to encourage social interaction and entries to the contest.

The multi-platinum progressive rock band will kick off their North American tour March 1 and conclude April 12 in Detroit (tour itinerary below).  Music audiences will experience the albums, each representing an important milestone in YES’ career, performed from beginning to end. 

YES’ 2013 tour dates:
*Fri3/1West Wendover, NVPeppermill Concert Hall
Sun3/3Seattle, WAMoore Theatre
Tue3/5San Francisco, CAThe Warfield
Wed3/6Los Angeles, CAOrpheum Theatre
Fri3/8Temecula, CAPechanga Theater (at Pechanga Casino)
*Sat3/9Reno, NVSilver Legacy Casino
Sun3/10Monterey, CAGolden State Theatre
Tue3/12Aspen, COBelly Up Aspen
Thu3/14Omaha, NEHolland Performing Arts Center
Sat3/16Hammond, INThe Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Sun3/17Louisville, KYPalace Theatre
Mon3/18Kansas City, MOThe Midland by AMC
Wed3/20Austin, TXACL Live at the Moody Theater
Thu3/21Grand Prairie, TXVerizon Theatre
*Fri3/22Biloxi, MSHard Rock Live - Biloxi
*Sun3/24Hollywood, FLSeminole Hard Rock Live Arena
Sat3/30Melbourne, FLMaxwell C. King Center for the Perf. Arts
Tue4/2Clearwater, FLRuth Eckerd Hall
Wed4/3Jacksonville, FLFlorida Theatre
*Fri4/5Mashantucket, CTMGM Grand at Foxwoods
Sat4/6Hampton, NHHampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Sun4/7Bethlehem, PASands Bethlehem Event Center
Tue4/9New York, NYBeacon Theatre
Thu4/11Toronto, ONMassey Hall
Fri4/12Detroit, MIFox Theatre

*YES will only be performing two albums--THE YES ALBUM and CLOSE TO THE EDGE--for shows at casinos due to the time constraints of events held there.


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