Yes is bringing their “The Royal Affair Tour” to Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Saturday, July 13, at 6:30 p.m. This best-of-British-rock show will also feature Asia with the return of founding member Steve Howe in a special performance, John Lodge of The Moody Blues, and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy with guest vocals by Arthur Brown. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 5, at 10 a.m.
Headlined by progressive rock pioneers and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Yes, who triumphed last year with their acclaimed and hugely successful “#YES50: Celebrating 50 Years of YES” tour, is composed of Steve Howe (guitar), Alan White (drums), Geoff Downes (keyboards), Jon Davison (vocals), Billy Sherwood (bass and backing vocals) with additional drums by Jay Schellen. Yes will perform songs from throughout their storied career and their set will honor the memory of Yes members Chris Squire and Peter Banks.
Asia will play their signature songs and pay tribute to their late founding member John Wetton. A portion of their set will feature original guitarist Steve Howe in a special performance. Asia will also introduce its new line-up featuring guitarist/lead vocalist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal and bassist Billy Sherwood.
Additionally, John Lodge’s set will encompass his classic hits by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Moody Blues and pay tribute to the band’s recently departed member Ray Thomas. Carl Palmer will honor the memory of his fellow Emerson, Lake and Palmer members Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, with vocals by British vocalist Arthur Brown. Also, drummer on John Lennon’s recording of “Imagine,” Alan White of Yes will pay tribute to the great Beatle.
Tickets cost $130, $95, $80, $65 and $50. VIP packages are also available. All seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com. Explore the new Hard Rock Event Center with a 360-degree virtual seat map of the venue at www.myhrl.com. Doors open one hour prior to show start time. Additional fees may apply.