Jon Anderson To Tour South America In September 2012


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For Immediate Release

Jon Anderson To Tour South America In September 2012

Asheville, NC – Legendary vocalist Jon Anderson, YES’s singer/songwriter for 35 years along with his successful work with Vangelis, Kitaro, and Milton Nascimento, will be touring South America again this September, October, after his acclaimed previous tour had his many fans wanting more!

Jon Anderson South American tour dates:

09/11/2012 – Auditorio Nacional Adela Reta – Montevideo, Uruguay
09/14/2012 – Teatro Positivo – Curitiba, Brazil
09/17/2012 – Teatro Luis Mendonca – Recife, Brazil
09/19/2012 – Teatro Castro Alves – Salvador, Brazil
09/21/2012 – Centro Cultural Joao Nogueira – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
09/22/2012 – Skyline Alphaville – Santana do Parnaiba, Brazil
09/26/2012 – Palacio das Artes – Belo Horizonte, Brazil
09/28/2012 – Teatro ND Ateneo – Buenos Aires, Argentina
09/30/2012 – Teatro Auditorium – Mar del Plata, Argentina
10/03/2012 – Teatro San Martin – Tucuman, Argentina
10/05/2012 – Teatro Luz y Fuerza – Cordoba, Argentina
10/07/2012 – Teatro Plaza – Mendoza, Argentina
10/10/2012 – Teatro El Circulo – Rosario, Argentina

Also soon to be announced, a special concert in Chile late November with the Youth Orchestra of Santiago, Orquestra Sinfonica Nacional Juvenil (OSEM). For more information visit http://www.jonanderson.com/tour.html

In honor of the World Cup to be held in Brazil in 2014, Jon has written a tribute the the event titled “Brasilian Music Sound”, with music from his good friend Christophe Lebled. Here’s a video of Jon’s new song created by Victor Cristean: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ijih_zqMRks

In other news, Jon played a special one-off concert on August 8th at the Sadler’s Wells Theater in London, which was by all accounts a smashing success! This was the first time Jon had performed in the UK since his tour with Rick Wakeman in 2010. “The concert in London was with the Slovakian Chamber Orchestra with the help of my good friend composer Peter Machajdik plus a semi acoustic group I performed with a couple of years ago in Bratislava,” says Jon. In honor of the UK 2012 Olympics, Jon recorded a vocal version of the Vangelis song “Chariots of Fire” titled “Race To The End”, with lyrics penned by Jon. The song can be purchased at: http://www.amazon.com/Race-to-the-End/dp/B008PNX14Q/ref=sr_shvl_album_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1345046374&sr=301-1 Also, Jon is featured on four tracks on the new CD by Dennis Haklar called ‘Lizard’s Tales’

Jon recently completed a successful summer tour in support of his critically acclaimed new 21-minute digital download release ‘OPEN’. Here’s what the press have raved about Jon’s past few tours:

“Jon Anderson is as engaging and charming as ever!” – Howard Whitman, E-Gear Magazine, Philadelphia

“…with the still-sky-high voice wove together tunes from across his career” – Thomas Kintner, Hartford Courant, Hartford, CT

“Anderson’s voice is still remarkable!” – Victor Fiorillo, The Philly Post

“His gentle, joyful presence brings light into even a darkened room” – Eri-Chan Listens

“It was clear the audience was having a good time as they sang along with Anderson, cheered him on, danced at their tables, and gave him a standing ovation during the end of the show and the encore – the place was filled with excitement, happiness and lots of love!” Ashley Perez – Chicago Music Examiner

“The songs were clearly different….warm, and enough to remind listeners why they fell in love with YES in the first place” – John J. Moser, The Morning Call, MD

For more information: http://www.jonanderson.com, http://www.facebook.com/thejonanderson,

“Brasilian Music Sound” single can be purchased at http://www.amazon.com/Brasilian-Music-Sound/dp/B008S3CYO6/ref=sr_shvl_album_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1345046162&sr=301-1

Jon Anderson ‘OPEN’ digital download available: http://www.amazon.com/Open-Single/dp/B005XT5Z8U/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1336499182&sr=1-1

Jon Anderson ‘Survival & Other Stories’ available through Gonzo MultiMedia:
http://www.gonzomultimedia.co.uk,

Press Inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, Billy James, PH: 828-350-8158 glassonyonpr@gmail.com

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