Yes announce Relayer tour dates for June 2023

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Prog legends Yes have announced they will now bring their live shows of 1974's Relayer album to the UK in June. It follows the band taking the show around Europe in May and early June.

Originally scheduled for this year (having been postponed twice previously due to the pandemic), the band changed their live plans for 2022 in March when they announced that they would celebrate the 50th anniversary of Close To The Edge instead.

The tour will feature the current line-up of the band; Steve Howe (guitars), Geoff Downes (keyboards), Jon Davison (lead vocals, acoustic guitar), Billy Sherwood (bass guitar) with Jay Schellen (drums and percussion) stepping into Alan White’s shoes following his passing in May 2022.

The show will comprise of two sets by the band: a classic Yes set first, followed by the Relayer album in full.

The UK Relayer Tour dates 2023:
Jun 10: Birmingham Symphony Hall
Jun 11: Southend Cliffs Pavilion
Jun 12: York Barbican
Jun 14 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Jun 15: Gateshead The Sage
Jun 16: Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Jun 18: Manchester Bridgewater Hall
Jun 20: London Eventim Apollo

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Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock.