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More concert presales are coming!

Post: # 793Post relayer4u
Tue May 14, 2002 8:25 am

From YesWorld:

<font color=red>Starting July 17 in Seattle, WA, the classic Yes lineup will hit the road with longtime collaborator and former band member Rick Wakeman for Classic Yes Tour 2002. According to Chris Squire, “We are very excited to have Rick joining us on this tour—it’s been something the fans have wanted to see for quite some time, and we are happy to be playing with him again.”

“I am so looking forward to this tour and hope that it may be just the start of more exciting musical events to come,” says Rick. “There is no greater band in the world and it’s always an honor to walk onstage as a part of Yes. This time around, there is no doubt it will be something special.”

YesWorld Internet Presales

Concert tickets for Classic Yes Tour 2002 will be available for a limited time on the Internet beginning Thursday, May 16 at 10:00 AM (in the time zone for the city listed). An added bonus: WindowsMedia.com will present some rare audio and video Yes content in conjunction with this event.

The entire tour itinerary for Yes' 2002 North American tour can now be found on the Tour page. More details on the presales--including passwords needed to purchase tickets--to be announced here soon!

Note: According to Yes' management they instruct the promoters to make 50% of the house available for Internet presales. They either split the venue in half or sell every other row.</font id=red>

TIME TO GET OUT THOSE CREDIT CARDS!!!!!!!


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Post: # 20018Post N2yes
Tue May 14, 2002 9:58 am

<font color=red><font face='Papyrus'>I admit it, I'm panicking. I hope that they will divulge before wednesday what locations are going to be 'presold'. I know, I'm likely engaging in ticket jitters unnecessarily, but, I ( like many others )need to know and soon!! I feel like a heroin addict in need of a good bang and don't know where my next fix is coming from. Sorry, not the best comparison...tasteless and tactless...please forgive. I guess I won't be happy until Jon walks on stage!</font id='Papyrus'></font id=red><img src=pix/icon_smile_bong.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=pix/icon_smile_blackeye.gif border=0 align=middle>

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Post: # 20019Post Ed Schaum
Tue May 14, 2002 10:13 am

I'm wondering a little about this myself.

In the past, Yesworld seats were extremely limited, and usually only 2 to a person.

This time, I need to get SIX tickets, so I'm getting worried about what the ticket limits will be.

The good news is that there will probably be better tickets for sale.I have a feeling that with most Yes fans in easy reach of Yesworld, they have enough power to force the promoters to make some good seats available to the sickos (that would be us).

Bravo to Yesworld for doing this for the fans!

Now, if they could figure out how to combine this kind of fan reward and ...like George mentioned elsewhere... get rid of ticketmaster at the same time, then we'd be in good shape. I'd much rather pay a ticket premium to Yesworld than TM.

[Please, please, let me get seats right behind Jane again]

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Post: # 20021Post Ed Schaum
Tue May 14, 2002 10:20 am

N2, what's even worse, is that it looks like this is going to be 1pm in the east.

Things are usually quiet in the morning, but I'm usually pretty busy by 1, I could easily forget. I better remember this one!

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Post: # 20024Post N2yes
Tue May 14, 2002 10:39 am

<font color=red><font face='Papyrus'>Holy Crapshoot! I need a valium injection now. Nurse...oh nurse!!</font id='Papyrus'></font id=red><img src=pix/icon_yes_talis.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=pix/icon_yes_yes2.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=pix/icon_smile_shock.gif border=0 align=middle>

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Post: # 20030Post Altair
Tue May 14, 2002 11:03 am

So, this is billed as a presale? I wonder, will they be offering tickets to events already on sale?

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Post: # 20088Post TenVoices
Tue May 14, 2002 11:14 pm

This presale business has me confused from a marketing perspective. Rush is doing the same thing. This late in Yes and Rush's careers the band has a cult (for lack of a better term) following. At least strongly dedicated fans.

That being the case, why market a presale? The vast majority of Yes fans will know the passwords and dates of the sale, so why limit us to half the venue? It almost stands to reason to skip the presale and avoid the massive rush of dedicated fans to pick up better seats on the public sale date being that the average concert goer would be oblivious to the on sale date.

Am I missing something here?

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Post: # 20120Post YesJo
Wed May 15, 2002 7:19 am

Again I am having to be nervous about getting tickets, like N2 I need my fix and I can't get a good one unless I am very close to the stage. I will not be happy until it is done. Ugh, it never ends.

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Post: # 20180Post yesfan37
Wed May 15, 2002 8:06 pm

HELP
does this mean that ALL the shows are going on presale at 10AM???
Or just the schedule for the tickets sale?
Am I going to be sitting on YESworld all morning waiting?

O the never ending traumas of a YESfan

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Post: # 20185Post perpetualchanger
Wed May 15, 2002 8:12 pm

<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>
<b>Ed Schaum wrote:</b>
N2, what's even worse, is that it looks like this is going to be 1pm in the east.
<hr height=1 noshade id=quote></font id=quote></BLOCKQUOTE id=quote>

Thought it said 10 am in the city listed? Wouldn't that mean if the concert was on the east coast, that the tickets for New York would go on sale at 10 am eastern time?

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Post: # 20192Post Ed Schaum
Wed May 15, 2002 8:26 pm

Yeah, you're right. The announcement was a little confusing, tix go on sale tomorrow at 10.

Still waiting to hear about a password on Yesworld though.

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Post: # 20206Post YesJo
Wed May 15, 2002 10:10 pm

Ticketmaster said presales go on sale this Friday for my venue, but I don't see anything on Yesworld about secret passwords or anything.

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Post: # 20227Post relayer4u
Thu May 16, 2002 1:50 am

Keep your eyes on the Ticketmaster Site! They added more shows for presales today.

As it stands, at 10:30 AM Pacific time, the follwing shows are scheduled for presales this weekend;

<font color=red>Presale starts Thursday, May 16, 10:00 AM:</font id=red>

Seattle, WA - Paramount Theater

Detroit, MI - Fox Theater

New York, NY - Radio City

West Palm Beach, FL - Mars Music Amp.

Atlanta, GA - HiFi Buys Amp.

Dallas, TX - Smirnoff Music Center

Universal City, CA - Universal Amp.

<font color=red>Presale starts Friday, May 17, 10:00 AM:</font id=red>

Mansfield, MA - Tweeter Center

Camden, NJ - Tweeter Center

<font color=red><u>PUBLIC</u> onsale starts Sunday, May 19, 10:00 AM:</font id=red>

Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amp.

<font color=blue>That's all this weekends presales, at the moment. But as I said keep checking the TicketMaster site, more shows may be added at any time.</font id=blue>

Oh, and best of luck to all great seat hunters!

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Post: # 20240Post relayer4u
Thu May 16, 2002 5:19 am

Forget my last post, check on YesWorld for the passwords and presale dates! At least they didn't wait for the last minute!

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