Rush fans in Phoenix felt slighted last year when Rush did not announce a stop in the valley last year, fret no more the Canadian powerhouse rock trio is coming to Phoenix!
The band will play the US Airways Center, Thurs. June 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets go on sale Mon. Jan 24 at www.livenation.com
Tickets are priced from $59.25 – $105.25
There are several presales available:
- Citi® Cardmember Presale: Start: Wed., 01/19/11 10 a.m. MST – End: Fri., 01/21/11 5 p.m. MST
- Venue/LN.com/Radio Presales: Start: Fri., 01/21/11 10 a.m. MST – End: Fri., 01/21/11 5 p.m. MST
To benefit the relief efforts in Haiti, one dollar of each ticket sold will be donated through several charities including “Doctors Without Borders”. Rush will also contribute a portion of their proceeds at the culmination of the tour.
Returning to North America for a selection of dates between March and July, the band will be performing primarily in markets not played on the previous tour. The Time Machine Tour is an evening with Rush; performing their classics, providing a taste of the future, and featuring the legendary Moving Pictures album live in its entirety. Released in 1981, Moving Pictures was their most successful album, certified 4x Platinum and features some of Rush’s most well known songs and perennial radio favorites Tom Sawyer, Limelight and the Grammy-nominated instrumental YYZ.
Rush – Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart – is without question one of the most inventive and compelling groups in rock history, equally famed for both its virtuoso musicianship and provocative songwriting.
The Time Machine Tourwill visit new cities throughout North America beginning March 30thin Ft. Lauderdale and running through April 22ndwith dates in Greensboro, Nashville, Louisville, Toledo, Hershey, New York’s esteemed Madison Square Garden, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Hamilton, Montreal and Baltimore. The tour returns to North America in June with performances in select markets including Phoenix at the US Airways Center. Complete itinerary below.
Rush has sold more than 40 million records worldwide and garnered untold legions of devoted and admiring fans. According to the RIAA, Rush’s sales statistics place RUSH third after The Beatles and The Rolling Stones for the most consecutive gold or platinum studio albums by a rock band.
Despite the touring schedule, Rush is currently working on their 20thstudio album, CLOCKWORK ANGELS, with producer Nick Raskulinecz. The band has released two new songs from the forthcoming album, Parts I & II with “BU2B” and “Caravan” earlier this year which are also featured in the live set. Both tracks are available now as digital downloads.