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YES Epics & Classics featuring Jon Anderson and The Band Geeks
Thu, May 30, 2024
ABOUT THE ARTISTS

“The first time I heard the BAND GEEKS I truly freaked out - they sound just like the classic YES of the seventies, the YES that I know and love… AND THAT’S WHAT I’M WANTING TO BRING TO YOU ON THIS TOUR….YES MUSIC IS FOREVER!!!!!”—Jon Anderson

Jon Anderson is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable voices in music as the lead vocalist and creative force behind YES. Anderson was the author and a major creative influence behind the ground-breaking album Fragile as well as the series of epic, complex pieces such as “Awaken,” “Gates of Delirium,” and especially “Close to the Edge” which were central to the band's success. Additionally, Anderson co-authored the group's biggest hits, including “I've Seen All Good People,” “Roundabout,” and “Owner Of A Lonely Heart.” After 50 years of success in the music business, Anderson has worked with many variations of YES, as well as collaborations with Vangelis, Kitaro, Roine Stolt, and Jean-Luc Ponty. He has released several critically acclaimed solo albums including Olias of Sunhillow, Song of Seven, Animation, Three Ships, Toltec, Survival and Other Stories, and most recently 1000 Hands, to name just a few.

The Band Geeks began as the house band for the Band Geek podcast, an internet show created by Richie Castellano (Blue Öyster Cult). The band gained popularity on YouTube with their incredibly detailed recreations of music by artists like Queen, Toto, Black Sabbath, and Yes, which have earned the Band Geeks over 30 million views. 

The Band Geeks:
Richie Castellano (Blue Öyster Cult) - Bass, Guitar
Chris Clark (Brand X, John Entwistle) - Keyboards
Andy Ascolese (Kasim Sulton’s Utopia, Celebrating Meat Loaf) - Drums
Robert Kipp (Kashmir) - Keyboards, Guitar
Andy Graziano - Guitar, Bass

SUPPORTED BY

NJ Arts Council