1998

December 10, 1998
With rehearsals for the new YES project complete for the year, Billy is taking a short break for the holidays. Billy and the rest of YES will be returning to Vancouver, B.C in mid January, 1999 to complete rehearsals and begin the recording process.

Here are some pictures of Billy rehearsing along with other members of YES:

November 1, 1998
Billy will soon be releasing a new solo project, entitled "The Big Peace". Watch this site for more information and sound samples in the coming weeks.

October 19, 1998
The Japanese tour is over, completing the 1998 World Tour. Billy and the rest of Yes will be meeting in Vancouver, B.C. soon to begin work on the follow-up to Open Your Eyes, with producer Bruce Fairburn.

October 6, 1998
Billy and the rest of YES are in Japan getting ready for a five show tour. After that YES will be in Vancouver, B.C. to begin work on the latest album, along with producer Bruce Fairburn.

The autographed guitar On November 7th, the Boys and Girls Club of Cascade County (Montana) is auctioning off a guitar which bears the signatures of the current members of YES.

The guitar is encased in a custom oak frame which also contains a certificate of authenticity, and unused VIP passes and tickets from the recent tour.

Interested bidders should contact the Boys and Girls Club offices by November 3rd, so that that can set up account info & communications.

Auction will be held on November 7th, 1998 at the Best Western Heritage Inn, in Great Falls at 6:30pm.

Office hours are 8am-5pm (Mountain Time), Mon. - Fri.

For further information or to place a bid on this item,please contact:

The Boys & Girls Club of Cascade County
Attention: Steve Salazar
1601 2nd Ave. N.
Suite #624
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone - 406-761-1330
Fax - 406-761-5067
e-mail -

August 10, 1998
This leg of the tour in finally over. Billy and the rest of Yes are taking some much needed time off, to reacquaint themselves with their families and get ready for the next round.

July 1998
The tour continues its relentless pace with only a few weeks to go now. After this leg of the tour, Yes will be taking a much needed rest before taking their show to the Far East, Hawaii and Alaska. Stay tuned for more details as they come in.

In the meantime, Billy continues to enjoy being out on tour and getting out to meet with the fans. Here is Billy signing fan Jen Gaudette after the show in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Click here to read Jen's review of the show.

Billy signs the sleeve of Jen Gaudette
Photo 1998 Jen Gaudette
Used by permission.

In Pittsburgh on June 24th, Billy stopped backstage for a photo op with fan SummerTor (Cherie V.). Click here to see more of Cherie's pics of Billy in Pittsburgh or here to see Cherie's YES page (lot's of concert pics there as well).

Cherie and Billy, Pittsburgh June 1998
Photo 1998 Cherie V.
Used by permission.

Billy relaxes before the show in Holmdel, New Jersey. Fans reviews of the New Jersey shows, as well as the rest of the tour can be found at Notes From the Edge. To see where Billy will be appearing next, check out the latest tour information at Yesworld.

Billy in the bus before the show
New Jersey. June 27, 1998
photo courtesy of

June 1998
Break Time! After a very successful tour of South America and Mexico, Billy and Yes are taking a couple of weeks to  prepare for the next leg of the 1998 Tour- Next Stop: Molson Amphitheatre, in Toronto Canada on June 18th. For a complete listing of US and Canada Tour dates, check out the Tour page on yesworld.com.

May 1998
There they go again! After taking a short break, Yes is back out on the road touring North
and South America. Keep up to date by checking out the latest concert reviews from fans.

April 1998
Billy is back from Europe! After taking a short break, Yes will be heading back out on the road to tour North and South America.

Yes appeared at The Hard Rock Cafe in New York City on April 28th at 9:00 a.m. to receive an award commemorating their 30 year history, and to demo the new surround sound system for the upcoming tour.

Check out the Yesworld News page for more details on the event.

March 1998
Billy and the rest of Yes have completed a hugely successful tour of Europe. We have not yet received any photos from the European tour- but you can read the reviews. If you have a photo that you would like to submit, feel free to . We cannot guarantee that your photo will be used, but if it is, we will give you the proper credit for it.

In the meantime, here are some photos from last year's North American Tour.

  
Grand Rapids, MI. November 5, 1997
photos courtesy of

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