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Styx and Yes To Co-Headline In The US

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Multi-platinum rockers Styx and prog-rock legends Yes will pair up for a summer tour extravaganza. The groups will play a 22-city "Progressive U.S. Tour" starting July 4th and concluding August 3rd in Mountain View, CA. Tickets will go on sale starting the weekend of April 8.

Styx, consisting of Tommy Shaw, James "JY" Young, Lawrence Gowan, Todd Sucherman and Ricky Phillips have a reputation of being one of the hardest working bands in the music world, due in no small part to a healthy selection of tour dates year in, year out.

Yes, the Grammy® Award winning prog-rock band will be supporting their brand new album Fly From Here on Frontiers Records releasing July 12. The current Yes lineup includes Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Alan White and vocalist Benoit David. Yes will be welcoming back Geoff Downes for this tour.

"When I first heard Yes, I knew that the music world was forever changed," says Styx singer/guitarist Tommy Shaw. "They took progressive rock to a place that had never been expressed in such an impressive yet accessible way. Who among you didn't make it a point to learn the acoustic guitar intro to 'Roundabout?' We're very excited to tour with them for the very first time."

"We are excited to have Styx on tour with us. I consider them to be in the vein of Yes and the cutting edge of prog-rock in America," says Yes founder/bassist Chris Squire.

Styx will shortly be releasing Regeneration, Volume 2, the follow-up to 2010's Regeneration, Volume 1, which contains six newly re-recorded classics. The track listing for Regeneration, Volume 2 is: "Renegade," "Blue Collar Man," "Too Much Time On My Hands," "Queen of Spades," "Coming Of Age" (Damn Yankees), "High Enough" (Damn Yankees), "Snowblind," "Miss America." Both volumes will be available for sale at every stop along the tour route.

Fly From Here is the first album Yes has recorded for close to a decade and was produced by the legendary Trevor Horn in the spirit that Yes was founded. The return of Horn along with the Maestro's that make up Yes has brought back the fluid freedom that their music's ingenuity is best known for. Yes holds a shrewd insight and creative vision that challenges audiences as they stretch the boundaries of music.

Yes' performance will feature the title track from their new album Fly From Here as well as the hugely successful and indelible catalogue of music from hit albums such as Drama, Fragile, Close To The Edge and 90125. Classics such as "Roundabout," a seminal hit which consistently appears on "the best songs of all-time" lists, and the group's #1 hit "Owner of a Lonely Heart" are sure to be featured for an evening of music not to be missed.

Tuesday, July 5 PNC Bank Arts Center Holmdel, NJ+
Thursday, July 7 CMAC Performing Arts Center Canandaigua, NY+
Friday, July 8 MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods Resort Mashantucket, CT*
Saturday, July 9 Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion Gilford, NH*
Monday, July 11 Nikon @ Jones Beach Theater Wantagh, NY+
Tuesday, July 12 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Bethel, NY+
Thursday, July 14 Verizon Wireless Amp at Encore Park Alpharetta, GA*
Friday, July 15 Amphitheater at the Wharf Orange Beach, AL+
Saturday, July 16 The Woods at Fontanel Nashville, TN*
Monday, July 18 Starlight Theatre Kansas City, MO*
Tuesday, July 19 Verizon Wireless Music Center Noblesville, IN*
Wednesday, July 20 DTE Energy Music Theatre Clarkston, MI+
Friday, July 22 Winstar Casino Thackerville, OK+
Saturday, July 23 Zoo Amphitheatre Oklahoma City, OK*
Sunday, July 24 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Maryland Heights, MO*
Tuesday, July 26 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO*
Thursday, July 28 Eagle River Pavilion Boise, ID*
Friday, July 29 Chateau Ste. Michelle Woodinville, WA+
Saturday, July 30 Maryhill Winery Goldendale, WA+
Tuesday, August 2 Greek Theatre Los Angeles, CA+
Wednesday, August 3 Shoreline Amphitheater Mountain View, CA*

* Denotes Styx closes
+ Denotes Yes closes

**Additional dates including details of July 4th kick-off to be announced.**
For additional ticket information please visit:

www.styxworld.com or

www.yesworld.com

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