Throwback Concert: Yes at Palace Theater Waterbury 1971

Throwback Concert: Yes at Palace Theater Waterbury 1971

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating our first year on the air: 1971!

That year PLR welcomed progressive rockers YES to the Palace Theater in Waterbury. YES hit the road in 1971 to support their fourth studio album “Fragile,” which features the hit songs Roundabout and Long Distance Runaround. Joining YES at the Palace were The J. Geils Band.



Tour: Fragile

Also featuring The J. Geils Band

Wednesday December 1, 1971

The Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut

Ticket Price: $5.00

Band Lineup: Jon Anderson (lead vocals), Steve Howe (guitars), Chris Squire (bass/vocals), Rick Wakeman (keyboards), Bill Bruford (drums)


  1. Roundabout
  2. I’ve Seen All Good People
  3. Mood for a Day
  4. Clap
  5. Heart of the Sunrise
  6. Keyboard Solo
  7. Long Distance Runaround
  8. The Fish (Schindleria Pramaturus)
  9. Perpetual Change
  10. Yours Is No Disgrace (encore)



Below is a photo from Art from Westville, who won the Yes album “Fragile” from PLR in 1971! Thanks Art for sharing this photo!


Check out these clips of Yes performing live in concert