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Progressive rockers Yes say Yestival Tour coming to Hershey Theatre on Aug. 14

Progressive rockers Yes say Yestival Tour coming to Hershey Theatre on Aug. 14
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From a press release:

Trailblazing English progressive rock band Yes announced today that they are bringing their 2017 Yestival Summer Tour to the Hershey Theatre on Monday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m.

Tickets for this show, which are $47.85, $57.85, $82.35, and $132.35 (processing fees apply), go on sale this Friday, May 12 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Hershey Theatre box office (15 E. Caracas Ave., Hershey), online at and, and by phone at 717-534-3405 and 800-745-3000.

Yestival will feature special guest Todd Rundgren and an opening set from Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy honoring the magic of Keith Emerson and Greg Lake. On this summer’s annual trek, Yes – Steve Howe (guitar), Alan White (drums), Geoff Downes (keyboard), Jon Davison (vocals), and Billy Sherwood (the late Chris Squire’s chosen successor on bass) – will treat fans to such hits as “Roundabout” and “Starship Trooper,” performing gems off every album from 1969’s “Yes” to 1980’s “Drama.”

Founded in 1968 by Chris Squire and Jon Anderson, the Grammy-award winning recording artists have created some of the most important and influential music in rock history, such as iconic pieces “Roundabout,” “Close to the Edge,” “I’ve Seen All Good People,” “Owner of a Lonely Heart,” “Starship Trooper,” and countless others. Its albums, including “Fragile,” “Close to the Edge,” “Tales from Topographic Oceans,” “Relayer,” “Going for the One,” and “90125,” have been certified multi-platinum, double-platinum, platinum, and more by the RIAA. Yes has sold over 50 million records total in its career that has so far spanned almost five decades.

Among the world’s most influential, groundbreaking, and respected progressive rock bands, Yes continues creating masterful music that inspires musicians, fans, and music lovers around the world with their progressive, artistic, and symphonic style of music.

The wristband policy will be in effect for this concert. Fans are permitted on the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex property beginning at 7 a.m. on May 12. Two hours prior to the on-sale, fans will be directed in front of Hershey Theatre box office, where they will be issued a numbered wristband. Wristbands are available for one hour, and at the conclusion of that hour, a selected fan will randomly choose a wristband that will determine the line order. Once the line is in place, fans arriving after the wristbands were issued will be escorted to the end of the numbered line.