‘Tuesdays in the Park’ show slated for June 25
“The Royal Affair Tour,” featuring British prog-rock legends YES, Asia, John Lodge of The Moody Blues, and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy with guest vocalist Arthur Brown, will take the stage in the Artpark Amphitheater on June 25 as part of “Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank.” Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
As pioneers of progressive rock, YES have achieved worldwide success with a history spanning 50 years and 21 studio albums. The band’s current lineup consists of singer Jon Davison, guitarist Steve Howe, drummer Alan White, keyboardist Geoff Downes and bassist Billy Sherwood.
Dubbed one of rock’s early supergroups, Asia built a loyal following and chart success with such hits as “Heat Of The Moment,” “Only Time Will Tell” and “Don’t Cry.”
Lodge is the bassist, vocalist and songwriter for iconic rock band The Moody Blues. Writer of such hits as “Ride My SeeSaw” and “I’m Just A Singer (In A Rock and Roll Band),” Lodge has been performing and recording for more than 50 years.
Legendary drummer Palmer rose to international fame with Emerson, Lake and Palmer.
English rock singer Brown, considered a pioneer of shock-rock and heavy metal music, will perform with Palmer.
Tickets for the 6 p.m. show range from $37 for front-of-stage (standing-room-only) or reserved seating to $14 general admission (advance; price rises to $19 week of show). Prices include a facility fee; additional fees apply for online and phone orders. Tickets can be purchased online at artpark.net or tickets.com; by phone at 1-888-223-6000; or in person at the Artpark box office, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays).
This concert joins these previously announced “Tuesdays in the Park” shows: Sammy Hagar’s “Full Circle Jam Tour” with Night Ranger (June 4); The O’Jays with Average White Band (June 18); Burton Cummings with Andre-Philippe Gagnon (July 2); Earth, Wind & Fire (July 16); “ ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic: The Strings Attached Tour” (July 23); Thievery Corporation (Aug. 6); Bad Company (Aug. 20); and Foreigner (Aug. 27).
Visit artpark.net for more summer concert information.