FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tickets on Sale Friday, June 3, at 10 a.m.
Hollywood, Fla. (May 31, 2016) – YES band members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman reunite as Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman (ARW) at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 3, at 10 a.m. Fans will have access to presale tickets beginning Thursday, June 2, at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman are proud to announce that after a hiatus of 25 years, they are reforming the definitive YES line-up as ARW. Since they last played together in 1990 on the highly successful YES “Union Tour,” there have been various hybrid versions of the band. However, none of the versions featured the iconic voice of Anderson, the outstanding guitar talent of Rabin and the keyboard wizardry of Wakeman. The aim of the band will be to restore the standard of excellence in performance that it established with its 1990 shows, which saw YES members past and present come together for the first and only time of the legendary band’s career.
The most successful progressive rock group of all time, YES was co-founded by Jon Anderson and the late Chris Squire in 1968 and went on to sell millions of units with releases such as “Fragile,” “Close to The Edge,” “Tales From Topographic Oceans,” “Going For The One” and “90125,” as well as embarking on several record-breaking world tours.
While Wakeman is associated with the ’70s “prog era” of the band, which saw YES become a worldwide stadium headliner, and Rabin associated with the ’80s “pop era” of the band that furthered the band’s popularity, including the band’s biggest chart success, Anderson is the bridge between both factions, as he was a member of both eras.
Not content to rest on past glory, Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman are working on new songs, which are currently being recorded.
Tickets cost $80, $70 and $50.* All seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one hour prior to show start time. *Additional fees may apply.
About Hard Rock Live
Hard Rock Live, a spectacular state-of-the-art facility, further expands the ultimate entertainment experience at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This 5,500-seat indoor arena has attracted more than 3 million people since its opening in 2005 and has regularly hosted South Florida’s greatest variety of musical acts such as Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Chris Rock, Robin Williams, Kathy Griffin and George Lopez; as well as major sporting events and events of major sports stars, from UFC matches to charity galas for Jason Taylor, Alonzo Mourning, Dwyane Wade and more. For additional information, please visit www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com or www.myhrl.com.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, located minutes from Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous beach, features a AAA Four Diamond resort with 469 luxury rooms and suites, award-winning restaurants, high-energy nightlife, a lagoon-style pool and Beach Club, a Hard Rock-inspired spa, and premium meeting and convention space. As South Florida’s premier entertainment destination, Seminole Hard Rock hosts top-name acts at its 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena and offers more than 100 table games, 2,000 of the most popular slots and a stand-alone poker room. Fine dining options include Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, the resort’s signature steakhouse, and Kuro, a luxe and socially vibrant restaurant offering new-style Japanese cuisine. The resort also features contemporary and casual eateries, including Blue Plate, the hotel’s 24-hour diner-inspired restaurant; Constant Grind, a gourmet coffee and pastry shop; and the ever-famous Hard Rock Cafe – Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 164 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants.
For more information, call 800-937-0010, visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com or follow us on Facebook: @SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly