The Royal Affair

The Royal Affair

Featuring YES, Asia, John Lodge (of The Moody Blues), Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy

The Royal Affair

Featuring YES, Asia, John Lodge (of The Moody Blues), Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy

Event Information

Weather Policy

All events are rain or shine.

Rain coats and ponchos are allowed for all events.  Umbrellas are not allowed for most events.  Please check the Items Allowed/Prohibited on the specific event page you are attending to see if umbrellas are allowed.

In the event of severe weather conditions (thunder/lightning, etc.) announcements will be made from the stage concerning the status of the event due to weather conditions. We ask all patrons to remain calm and listen for these announcements.

Information will be posted on the Amphitheatre Facebook and Twitter pages, at www.boothamphitheatre.com or call our weather Hotline at 919-459-8332 for updates before & during the event.

In the event of a weather delay please listen for the air horn in the parking lot as signal it is safe to re-enter the venue.  Please keep your ticket & have it ready when re-entering the gate.  Venue policy is no refunds or exchanges in the event of rain.

Parking Info

GENERAL PARKING: Parking is free of charge in Amphitheatre owned lots. Some local businesses may charge a fee to parking in their lots.

PREFERRED PARKING: A limited number of PREFERRED parking space are available for $10.00 per car in advance or $15.00 on the day of event (cash only).

ACCESSIBLE PARKING: A limited number of accessible parking space are available on a first come first served basis with the proper hang tag or license plate.

PICK UP & DROP OFF: If using a taxi, Uber etc please follow the signs & our Parking Staff to the pick up & drop off area.

Items Allowed

  • Lawn chairs (Any Height okay. NO foot rest or Canopy)
  • Purses & Backpacks
  • 1 Bottle of factory sealed water (1 per person)
  • Reusable water bottles (Must be empty)
  • Small non-professional cameras with no flash
  • Strollers (Allowed on the lawn only)

All bags, back packs, purses are subject to search.

Prohibited Items

  • Balloons, Banners & Signs
  • Bikes/skateboards/Inline Skates
  • Blankets, Towels, Mats of any kind or Size
  • Brochures/Stickers/Handouts
  • Confetti/Glitter
  • Coolers
  • Drones
  • Fireworks/Sparklers of any kind
  • Food & Beverages
  • Go Pros, Audio or video recorders
  • Grills & Open Flames (inside or outside the venue)
  • Hula Hoops
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Laser Pointers
  • Pets of any kind (Unless it’s a service Animal)
  • Professional cameras with detachable lenses
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Tablets of any kind
  • Tarps & Plastic sheeting
  • Tents/Staking
  • Umbrellas of any size
  • Weapons of Any Kind (Include but not limited to knives, guns, tasers, chains, studded/spiked jewelry)

Food & Beverage Options

Venue concession stands will be open serving a variety of fantastic food and beverages. Food trucks are located on the Lake path. Food trucks scheduled will be posted on our website 48 hours before the event.

Crescent Cafe

Cobblestone Courtyard

Wine & Beer

Order a Picnic

Why not Picnic in the Park? Let us pack your picnic! Pre-order dinner and pick it up when you arrive! Orders must be place at least 24 hours prior to the date of the event.

Our Virtual Café offers a variety of food items from appetizers to desserts. Your order will be waiting for you when you arrive on-site at the Amphitheatre! Booth Amphitheatre Picnic in the Park catering partners include Taziki’s Mediterranean CafeLowes FoodsGreat Harvest Bread Co. and Kale Me Crazy.

Picnic in the Park

Children

Children 2 & under are free on the lawn for this event.Tickets are required for Children 2 and under for the reserved seating areas when applicable even if they will sit on an adult lap.

Re-Entry

Re-Entry is not allowed for this event.  Leaving the amphitheatre and re-entering is only permitted in weather related or medical emergencies. If you have a request for re-entry, contact an event staff supervisor at the gate prior to leaving.

Tour Information

The 2019 summer concert calendar has just been lit up with the announcement of YES North American concert tour, The Royal Affair Tour.” Headlined by prog rock pioneers and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees YES, who triumphed last year with their acclaimed and hugely successful  #YES50: Celebrating 50 Years of YES tour, this must-see best-of-British-rock show will also feature Asia with the return of founding member Steve Howe in a special performance, John Lodge of The Moody Blues, and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy with guest vocals by Arthur Brown. View the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkN5R1Gh7Po

 

The first set of dates for The Royal Affair Tour” has been announced. The show will play Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre on July 10. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m.

 

YES is Steve Howe (guitar – joined 1970), Alan White (drums since 1972), Geoff Downes (keyboards; first joined in 1980), Jon Davison (vocals since 2011) and Billy Sherwood (guitar/keyboards in the 1990s and the late Chris Squire’s choice to take over bass/vocals in 2015), with Jay Schellen on additional drums. 

 

Look for YES to perform songs from throughout their storied career, one of rock music’s most prized bodies of work, and their set will honor the memory of YES members Chris Squire and Peter Banks.

 

  • Asia will play their signature songs and pay tribute to their late founding member John Wetton. A portion of their set will feature original guitarist Steve Howe in a special performance. Asia will also introduce its new line-up featuring guitarist/lead vocalist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and bassist Billy Sherwood.
  • John Lodge’s set will encompass his classic hits by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Moody Blues and pay tribute to the band’s recently departed member Ray Thomas.
  • Carl Palmer will honor the memory of his fellow Emerson, Lake and Palmer members Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, with vocals by British vocalist Arthur Brown.
  • As part of the evening’s British theme, there will be Alan White of YES’ tribute to John Lennon; White was the drummer on Lennon’s solo material including the recording of “Imagine.”

VIP PACKAGE OPTIONS

Yes - Front Row Package

Package includes:

  • One front row ticket
  • Exclusive aftershow meet & greet with Yes
  • Personal photograph with Yes
  • Autograph session with Yes
  • Collectible tour poster designed by Roger Dean (limited print)
  • Specially designed Yes messenger bag
  • Yes commemorative coin
  • Exclusive Yes merchandise item
  • Official meet & greet laminate
  • Commemorative ticket
  • On-site VIP host
  • Very limited availability

 

Yes - Meet & Greet Package

Package includes:

  • One premium reserved ticket located in the first 10 rows
  • Exclusive aftershow meet & greet with Yes
  • Personal photograph with Yes
  • Autograph session with Yes
  • Collectible tour poster designed by Roger Dean (limited print)
  • Specially designed Yes messenger bag
  • Yes commemorative coin
  • Exclusive Yes merchandise item
  • Official meet & greet laminate
  • Commemorative ticket
  • On-site VIP host
  • Very limited availability

 

Yes - VIP Tour Package

Package includes:

  • One premium reserved ticket
  • Collectible tour poster designed by Roger Dean (limited print)
  • Specially designed Yes messenger bag
  • Yes commemorative coin
  • Exclusive Yes merchandise item
  • Commemorative tour laminate
  • Commemorative ticket
  • On-site VIP host
  • Limited availability

 

ASIA - Meet & Greet Package

Package includes:

  • One premium reserved ticket located in the first 10 rows
  • Exclusive preshow meet & greet with Asia
  • Personal photograph with Asia
  • Autograph session with Asia
  • Collectible Asia tour poster autographed by the band
  • Specially designed Asia messenger bag
  • Exclusive Asia merchandise item
  • Official meet & greet laminate
  • Commemorative ticket
  • On-site VIP host
  • Very limited availability