Yes Fan Fest 2018: Fifty True Summers was a fantastic day for fans to gather to celebrate the band’s fiftieth anniversary. People from all over the world converged on Philadelphia, where Yes played concerts at The Fillmore on Friday, July 20th and Saturday July 21st. The gathering was in The Foundry which is in the same building as The Fillmore. on Saturday, and was brilliantly organized by Ruth Zurawka, Jim Tauberg, and Brian Neeson.
The day featured stellar performances by Yes tribute band Total Mass Retain, Tom Brislin, and Patrick Moraz, along with a chat with artist Roger Dean and sound production virtuoso Roy Clair, a charity auction, a Roger Dean art exhibit, and a delightful Q&A session with current and former members of Yes, including Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, Billy Sherwood, Jon Davison, Jay Schellen, Tony Kaye, Patrick Moraz and Trevor Horn.
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