On This Day (May 9)…Yes Perform 14202

Yes performed on this day in 1984 at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York. Crew pass for the concert. Retrieved from here. This date came on Yes' 90125 tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. Initially, Yes were scheduled to perform in Buffalo on Valentine's Day of that year. However, … Continue reading On This Day (May 9)…Yes Perform 14202

On This Day (April 19)…Yes’ Tales of the Palais

Yes performed on this day in 1974 at the Palais des Sports in Paris, France. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. The group were at this time on their Tales from Topographic Oceans tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. This album proved quite divisive, resulting eventually in keyboardist Rick Wakeman's … Continue reading On This Day (April 19)…Yes’ Tales of the Palais

On This Day (October 13)…Open Your Eyes, Nagoya!

Yes performed on this day in 1998 at the Nagoya-Shī Kokaido in Nagoya, Japan. Yes were at this time touring in support of their most recent album, Open Your Eyes, which had been released in November of the previous year. Ironically, only two song from the album were on the setlist of this particular concert. … Continue reading On This Day (October 13)…Open Your Eyes, Nagoya!

On This Day (October 4)…Melody Maker’s Readers Speak

In the October 4, 1980 Melody Maker Magazine’s reader’s poll, the following answers were put forth. Scanned by Wayne Halifax. Melody Maker Magazine appeared to have strong progressive leanings throughout the 1970s and on into 1980, as this poll shows. What is particularly interesting is some musicians’ staying power over others. The presence (or absence) … Continue reading On This Day (October 4)…Melody Maker’s Readers Speak

On This Day (September 10)…Yes Talk To MSG

Yes performed on this day in 1994 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. This concert was the last date on this leg of Yes' Talk tour, undertaken in support of the album of the same name. This tour proved to be the last one … Continue reading On This Day (September 10)…Yes Talk To MSG

On This Day (September 7)…Circus of Heaven–Err, New York

Yes performed on this day in 1978 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Yes were at this time on their Tormato Tour, performing in support of the album of the same name. This concert came so early in the tour that the album had … Continue reading On This Day (September 7)…Circus of Heaven–Err, New York

On This Day (July 22)…Philly Relayer, Part 2

I seem to be being accompanied by a frog, so please sing along.Jon Anderson prior to beginning "The Gates of Delirium" from this performance. Retrieved from here. Yes performed on this day in 1975 at the Spectrum Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Yes' Relayer lineup posing for a promotional photo. Retrieved from here. This concert was … Continue reading On This Day (July 22)…Philly Relayer, Part 2

On This Day (July 21)…Philly Relayer

Yes performed on this day in 1975 at the Spectrum Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. Yes was at this time on their Relayer Tour, supporting the album of the same name. The Relayer Lineup of Yes, set apart by the presence of Swiss keyboardist Patrick Moraz, marked the first … Continue reading On This Day (July 21)…Philly Relayer

On This Day (March 6)…Tales From Topographic Chicago

Yes performed on this day in 1974 at the International Amphitheater in Chicago, Illinois. Chris Squire onstage. Photo by David Slania. Retrieved from here. Yes’ first gig at the International Amphitheater took place near the end of their Tales From Topographic Oceans tour, supporting their most recent album. A handful of gigs on this US … Continue reading On This Day (March 6)…Tales From Topographic Chicago