YES Coming to State Theatre NJ in October
FIVE DECADES: Rock pioneers YES come to the State Theatre New Jersey on October 9 at 7:30 p.m. to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their 1972 album “Close to the Edge.”
State Theatre New Jersey and The Bowery Presents progressive rock pioneers and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees YES for the U.S. leg of their “The Album Series Tour 2022” on Sunday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. at State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick.
The tour celebrates the 50th anniversary of their 1972 iconic album Close To The Edge, and is dedicated to the band’s late drummer Alan White.
The show will comprise full production and a high-definition video wall directed by Andy Clark and featuring the artwork of Roger Dean. The YES lineup includes Steve Howe (guitars and backing vocals), Geoff Downes (keyboards), Jon Davison (lead vocals), Billy Sherwood (bass guitar and backing vocals), and drummer Jay Schellen.
With sales of over 50 million records, the Grammy Award-winning YES were inducted into The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2017 where they performed “Roundabout” from the album Fragile and the FM radio-friendly “Owner Of A Lonely Heart” from the 1985 album 90125. In 2021, YES released their 22nd studio album, The Quest, produced by Steve Howe, which went to No.1 on the U.K. rock chart and entered the Official U.K. Album Chart at No. 20.
Tickets range from $59-$199. Visit STNJ.org.