MSO PRIf you’re a Yes fan, maybe the only thing as good as the band finally being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Friday is the announcement they’re going on tour.

The YESTIVAL, as it’s dubbed, will feature not only Yes, but also Todd Rundgren, as well as Carl Palmer‘s ELP Legacy.

“We are looking forward to presenting songs from each of the first nine studio albums, including some surprises,” Yes guitarist Steve Howe said in a statement announcing the outing. Specifically, Yes will play a single track from each of their studio albums, beginning with their 1969 debut, Yes, through 1980’s Drama — all of them in chronological order, and with ” a few surprises thrown in.”

Notably absent from that album roster 90125, the 1983 follow-up to Drama and the most commercially-successful Yes effort. Of course, it also didn’t feature Steve Howe. Maybe a performance of “Owner of a Lonely Heart” will be one of those “surprises.”

The 17-date tour kicks off August 4 in Greensboro, NC, and wraps September 3 in Tulalip, Washington. Tickets go on sale April 13 — check for details.

Here’s the YESTIVAL itinerary:

8/4 — Greensboro, NC, White Oak Amphitheatre at Greensboro Coliseum Complex
8/5 — Boone, NC, Holmes Convocation Center
8/7 — Baltimore, MD, Pier Six Pavilion
8/8 — Upper Darby, PA, Tower Theatre
8/10 — Mashantucket, CT, MGM Grand at Foxwoods
8/11 — Brooklyn, NY, Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
8/12 — Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Center
8/16 — Greensburg, PA, The Palace Theatre
8/17 — Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/19 — Elgin, IL, Festival Park – Grand Victoria Casino
8/20 — Cleveland, OH, Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
8/22 — Oklahoma City, OK, The Zoo Amphitheatre
8/23 — Sugar Land, TX, Smart Financial Centre
8/25 — Phoenix, AZ, Celebrity Theatre
8/26 — Las Vegas, NV, The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
8/29 — Los Angeles, CA, Microsoft Theater
9/3 — Tulalip, WA, Tulalip Amphitheatre

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