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Yes Announce UK and European Dates

UK prog-rock godfathers, Yes, have announced details of a spring 2016 European tour.

The Euro trek will feature nine shows throughout the UK and Europe with dates scheduled for Scotland, England, France, Belgium and Italy.

Next year's spring dates will see Yes perform both 1971's "Fragile" and 1980's "Drama" albums from start to finish, with the later being performed for the first time in its entirety.

"This is the first time we'll be performing Drama on its entirety. Most of the songs haven't been performed in some 30 years", says guitarist Steve Howe.

In related Yes news, the band's founding bassist Chris Squire is currently receiving treatment for a rare form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in his adopted hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. 

Yes 2016 European Tour

Apr 27 - Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, UK
Apr 29 - City Hall, Newcastle, UK
Apr 30 - O2 Apollo, Manchester, UK
May 02 - Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK
May 03 - City Hall, Sheffield, UK
May 06 - Symphony Hall,  Birmingham, UK
May 07 - Centre, Brighton, UK
May 09 - New Theatre, Oxford, UK
May 10 - Royal Albert Hall, London UK
May 13 - Olympia Hall, Paris, FR
May 14 - AB Hall, Brussels, BE
June 02 - TBA, Brari, IT

 

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