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Yes To Stage Own Festival

by Tom King

They are calling it the "Yestival" The Prog-rock band will host their own music festival on Saturday August 3rd in Camden New Jersey. Chris Squire says the band has always wanted to stage their own festival and they are thrilled to be in the Philadelphia area which he says has always been a strong-hold for the band.

They will play the headlining show and do complete performances of the "Yes Album" and "Close To The Edge".

The other groups playing that day include ELP Legacy(featuring Carl Palmer), Renaissance featuring Annie Haslam, and a Genesis tribute band called The Musical Box.

Tickets go on sale this Friday. Sounds like a road trip might be in order for all Yes fans out there.