PRESS | Press Release
Posted on 04/29/2014
Iconic Grammy-Winning Rock Band YES Bring Summer Tour to Hard Rock Live on Friday, August 1
Tickets on Sale Friday, May 2 at 10 a.m.
Hollywood, Fla. (April 29, 2014) – Celebrated rock stars YES come to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 2 at 10 a.m.
Founded in 1968 by Chris Squire and Jon Anderson, Grammy-award winning recording artists YES have created some of the most important and influential music in rock history. Iconic songs include Roundabout, Close to the Edge, I've Seen All Good People, Owner of a Lonely Heart, and countless others. Having sold over 50 million records over its forty-six-year career YES continues creating masterful music that inspires fans and musicians from around the world.
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.
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 multi-platinum progressive rock band--bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Steve Howe, drummer Alan White, keyboardist Geoff Downes and singer Jon Davidson.
Tickets cost $59, $49 & $39* all seats are reserved and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one-hour prior to show start time. *Additional fees may apply.
About Hard Rock Live
Hard Rock Live, a spectacular state-of-the-art facility, further expands the ultimate entertainment experience at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This 5,500-seat indoor arena has attracted more than 1.5 million people since its opening in 2005, and has regularly hosted South Florida's greatest variety of musical acts such as Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Chris Rock, Robin Williams, Kathy Griffin and George Lopez; as well as major sporting events and events of major sports stars, from UFC matches to charity galas for Jason Taylor, Alonzo Mourning, Dwyane Wade and more. For additional information, please visit www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com or www.myhrl.com, facebook.com/MyHRL and twitter.com/hard_rock_live.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to play, stay, dine, and shop at South Florida's premier destination for fun and entertainment, Where Rock Royalty Lives. Over 90 tables offer Blackjack, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker, Casino War and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Additionally, over 2,500 slots include the Native-American Casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room, are available for guests to enjoy. Loyal Player's Club members also have access to the exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and VIP Chef's Table show kitchen. The Poker Room at Seminole Hard Rock hosts various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold 'em, 7-Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe -Hollywood, part of Hard Rock's 138 globally recognized rock 'n' roll restaurants. The Green Lodging Certified by the State of Florida, AAA Four Diamond-rated resort showcases 500 luxurious guest rooms, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, Rock Spa, award-winning restaurants, high-energy nightclubs, lounges and bars, boutique retail shops, the 350-seat Paradise Live theater and the 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. Located on State Road 7 (U.S. 441) in Hollywood, Florida. Take I-95, exit Stirling Rd. and travel west to 1 Seminole Way. For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1 800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com, facebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywood, twitter.com/SHRHollywood, instagram.com/semhardrockhollywood and youtube.com/semhardrockhollywood.