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RUSH Add Additional Spring Dates To Their “Time Machine Tour”

November 29, 2010 by  
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RUSH have added a spring leg of dates to their “Time Machine Tour”.  Fans get to hear Moving Pictures live in it’s entirety along with many other great RUSH classics.  The new dates are listed below and on sale dates start on December 6th through Livenation.

New RUSH dates:

Mar. 30 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Bank Atlantic Center
Apr. 01 – Greensboro, NC @ Coliseum
Apr. 03 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
Apr. 05 – Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
Apr. 06 – Toledo, OH @ Huntington Center
Apr. 08 – Hershey, NJ @ Giant Center
Apr. 10 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
Apr. 12 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
Apr. 15 – Cleveland, OH @ Quickens Loans Arena
Apr. 17 – Detroit, MI @ Palace of Auburn Hills
Apr. 19 – Hamilton, ON @ Copps Coliseum
Apr. 20 – Montreal, PQ @ Bell Centre
Apr. 22 – Baltimore, MD @ 1st Mariner Arena

Concert Gallery: RUSH at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT

July 20, 2010 by  
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At the beginning of the month RUSH kicked off their “Time Machine” tour.  Earlier this summer the band revealed that they would be playing their fan favorite album “Moving Pictures” in it’s entirety during their current jaunt.  Last night at a seemingly sold out Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT, the crowd enjoyed a 25 song, 2 set show from the band.   The first set offered up a  healthy mix of the classics mixed in with some of their newer offerings and even a brand new song from their forth coming album “Clockwork Angels” – due out next year.  I guess when your discography dates back to 1974 the options are limitless.  The second set was the aforementioned Moving Pictures” from start to finish and a few extra goodies including drummer Neil Peart’s time to shine during his solo.

The trio have been playing together for longer than I’ve been alive so it’s no surprise that their sound was tight and sounded like a well oiled (time) machine. It’s this precision in part that’s helped them amass a legion of loyal fans and followers, some as old as them and some quite new to the scene – a timeless sound that’s fit to pass down from generation from generation.  Looking out through the predominantly male crowd it was fun to see many youngsters accompanying their Dads who had given them the gift of music and likely passed down the torch of being a lifetime RUSH fan.

With no opening act and proving that you can indeed open for yourself RUSH intro’ed their first set with a fun video montage that showed off their sense of humor and allowed them to slap on a fat suit and a fake moustache or two – all in the name of rock n’ roll.  So get their early enough to catch it!

RUSH takes their “Time Machine” tour across the country and back through the next few months before wrapping it up at the beginning of October.  You can check out a full list of tour dates here.

TheyWillRockYou.com was on hand to capture the concert in photos, check out our gallery below.

RUSH
July 19, 2010
Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
Photos by:  Mary Ouellette

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80s Guy Recommended: RUSH: Beyond The Lighted Stage New England Movie Premiere

’80s Guy Recommended:

The Regent Theater in Arlington, MA is offering RUSH fans a unique opportunity to check out the new film “Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage Movie”  (You can view the trailer below).  It’s a one time screening that will take place on June 6th at 7:30.   There will also be a special appearance by Donna Halper, the woman who discovered Rush (they dedicated their first two records to her).

Directors Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen embark on a comprehensive exploration of this extraordinary power trio, from their early days in Toronto, through each of their landmark albums, to the present day. Featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with notables such as Jack Black, Billy Corgan, Trent Reznor, Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), Kirk Hammett (Metallica) and Gene Simmons, this film explores the forty-year career and phenomenon behind what could be the world’s biggest cult band. The much-anticipated film premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival. (106 minutes)

Fore more info and to purchase tickets go here.

RUSH Announces “Time Machine” Tour Dates – Band To Play “Moving Pictures” In Its Entirety

April 8, 2010 by  
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RUSH fans started salivating when the official RUSH website got a facelift and started showing hints of a possible upcoming tour.  This morning the dates for the “Time Machine” Tour have been revealed and the band has announced that for the first time ever they’ll be playing “Moving Pictures” in it’s entirety during this tour.  Show dates and locations listed below:

Ticket on-sale dates start on April 17th, check the band’s website for more details:

June
29 – Hard Rock Casino The Pavilion – Albuquerque, NM

July
1 – Starlight Theatre – Kansas City, MO
2 – Miller Lite Oasis on the Summerfest Grounds – Milwaukee, WI
5 – Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island – Chicago, IL
19 – Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
21 – Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
23/ – SPAC- Saratoga Springs, NY
24 – Nikon at Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY

August
5 – USANA Amphitheatre – West Valley City, UT
7 – White River Amphitheatre – Auburn, WA
9 – Shoreline Amphitheatre  – Mountain View, CA
11 – The Forum – Inglewood, CA
13 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – Irvine, CA
14 – MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV
16 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO
20 – INTRUST Bank Arena – Wichita, KS
22 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater  – Maryland Heights, MO
25 – Qwest Center Omaha – Omaha, NE
27 – Minnesota State Fair – St. Paul, MN
29 – Nationwide Arena – Columbus, OH
31 – Allentown Fairgrounds Grandstand – Allentown, PA

September
2 – New York State Fair Grandstand – Syracuse, NY
3 – PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
14 – TD Garden – Boston, MA
16 – Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA
18 – Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
21 – BOK Center – Tulsa, OK
23 – AT&T Center – San Antonio, TX
25 – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – The Woodlands, TX
26 – Superpages.com Center – Dallas, TX
29 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Alpharetta, GA

October
1 – Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
2 – Cruzan Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL

RUSH – Mansfield, MA

June 21, 2008 by  
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RUSH
June 6, 2008
Comcast Center, Mansfield, MA
Photos by:  Mary Ouellette

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