Posted in music | tour dates on February 19, 2013

Rush at Barclays Center, Oct 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
Rush

Juno-nominated rock gods Rush will head out for a spring tour in late April, tagging North American dates and heading across the pond before coming back for more shows on our shores. Look for the power trio to hit the New York area as part of that round of Clockwork Angels shows at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on June 23. VIP packages and a fan presale are open now, with CITI presale hitting at 10AM on Wednesday (2/20) and regular sale hitting on Monday (2/25).

All tour dates and a video of the band ripping through the classic "A Passage to Bangkok" are below.

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RUSH - 2013 TOUR DATES
23-Apr Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
26-Apr Ft. Lauderdale, FL BB&T Center
28-Apr Orlando, FL Amway Center
01-May Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
03-May Raleigh, NC PNC Arena
05-May Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
07-May Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
09-May Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun
11-May Atlantic City, NJ Etess Arena
22-May Manchester, England Manchester Arena
24-May London, England The O2
26-May Birmingham, England LG Arena
28-May Sheffield, England Motorpoint Arena Sheffield
30-May Glasgow, Scotland SECC
02-Jun Amsterdam, Holland Ziggo Dome
04-Jun Cologne, Germany LANXESS arena
06-Jun Berlin, Germany o2 World
08-Jun Solvesborg, Sweden Sweden Rock festival
10-Jun Helsinki, Finland Hartwall Areena
21-Jun Hershey, PA Giant Center
23-Jun Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
25-Jun Saratoga, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
28-Jun Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
30-Jun Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
02-Jul Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
04-Jul Milwaukee, WI Summerfest
06-Jul Hamilton, ON Copps Coliseum
12-Jul Halifax, NS Metro Centre
24-Jul Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
26-Jul Vancouver, BC Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
28-Jul Portland, OR Sleep Country Amphitheater
31-Jul Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
02-Aug Denver, CO Pepsi Center
04-Aug Kansas City, MO Sprint Center

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Comments (23)

This band is the definition of one that only tours for money. They tour the US once or twice every year, playing the same setlist every night and virtually the same setlist from tour to tour. Not much difference between Rush and Dave Matthews.....

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2013 5:10 PM

5:10, I can't comment as to whether or not Rush's hearts are truly in it or if this is just a job by now but they do not play the same set every tour. Far from it.

They not only switch things up pretty radically they will often heavy up on different eras. Look at the setlist online for this year's tour and compare it with the Time Machine tour and the Snakes and Arrows tour. Those are the last three major ones. There's maybe 25-30% overlap of their greatest hits. Everything else is different.

I'm personally abstaining from this because I hate their new album and the bulk of the setlist is playing the new album in its entirety. No thank you.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2013 5:35 PM

They keep the same setlist every night because they have videos/visuals to go along with every song. And considering every time they tour for a new album they play a ton of new songs live, bardly same setlist tour to tour. You're a fucking idiot.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2013 5:36 PM

Mmm I have heard about this band but they aren't a good one.

Posted by Maria Luna | February 19, 2013 5:44 PM

Comparing Rush to Dave Matthews is one of the more asinine things I've read on this blog.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2013 8:38 PM

Now this is some great news. Thank you!

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2013 8:46 PM

To the dipshit first commenter, I wonder why you think bands go on tour if it isn't to make money.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2013 10:07 PM

Dude man. That drummer from rush is so advanced dude. Check it out dude.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2013 11:07 PM

Dave Matthews plays a vastly different se every night

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2013 11:30 PM

Slappin da bass, mon. Slappin da bass.

Posted by Anonymous | February 20, 2013 12:47 AM

Dad Rock. Boring.....

Posted by Anonymous | February 20, 2013 1:11 AM

1:11 - Right. Nothing more boring than seeing the best drummer alive.

Posted by Anonymous | February 20, 2013 8:23 AM

Hey 8:38, more like ASSinine.

Posted by Anonymous | February 20, 2013 8:41 AM

5:10 - EVERY band tours for money. That's how they make a living, dumbass. Bad analogy, too (re: Dave Matthews). The only thing either band has in common is that they both have excellent drummers (although Neil Peart is just not human).

Posted by Anonymous | February 20, 2013 8:41 AM

RUSH are incredible live. Alex Lifeson is one of the most underrated guitarists and Neil Peart is the best drummer alive today. They always put on a great show.

Posted by Anonymous | February 20, 2013 11:19 AM

not a huge fan of Rush, but i really respect guys at this age still going out there and playing challenging music. if they can get paid, well, bully for them. i don't begrudge any fellow musician $ for their labors, though i wish more of us could get paid. Godspeed, guv'nors!

Posted by the_jim | February 20, 2013 11:31 AM

Agree with the rocker that said Lifeson is one of the most underrated guitarists. These guys have defined for many years (as many aging rock bands have) what rock and roll is. To the critics: Do you think you should not get paid to do YOUR job??

Posted by chubby | February 20, 2013 6:33 PM

To the punk who said "Dad Rock-Boring" : Your generation of weak,glib acts is lucky if there around in five years. Maybe you need some history lessons...........

Posted by skinny | February 20, 2013 6:38 PM

An excellent and unsurpassed band! Old boyfriend turned me onto them cruising around smokin' dope years ago. Still attend their shows hoping to see the old boyfriend just to thank him.

Posted by boney | February 20, 2013 6:42 PM

RUSH is awesome!!
Long live Rush!!

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2013 1:42 AM

This is 3rd time I am seeing this tour-Prudential Center, Taj Majal Mark Vetesse Arena, and Jones Beach. Each one was more exciting to me than the previous one. I have seen just about every tour since Signals and I am just as excited nowadays to see a Rush concert as I was as a kid in junior high school. When they stop playing live, a part of me will truly die. Thank you Rush for the great music.

Posted by Dion | June 26, 2013 8:34 PM

drum it up.

Posted by Jamie | March 9, 2014 7:38 PM

one of the greatest rock albums ever....and these days? "lil wayne", "jay z"....frggin..."insane clown posse"...yeah...thats what music has become...as much as i sometimes hate to see us older people laugh at the young'ns like "hahaha youre music sucks!!!"....we're actually kinda right...

Posted by Null | September 17, 2014 3:42 PM

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