RUSH Announce Snakes & Arrows World Tour

Mar 26, 2007, 01:00 ET from Live Nation

    TORONTO, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renowned rock trio RUSH are
 pleased to announce their Snakes & Arrows World Tour. The tour will kick
 off in North America on June 13th at Atlanta's HiFi Buys Amphitheatre and
 will visit over 45 cities throughout the United States and Canada before
 traveling to the UK and Europe.
     Tickets will go on sale beginning Saturday, March 31 in a majority of
 tour markets. The balance of performances will go on-sale over the next few
 weeks. See attached itinerary for complete tour schedule & on-sale details.
 Additional information is also available at www.rush.com and
 www.livenation.com.
     The tour will support the band's upcoming album "Snakes & Arrows"
 (Anthem/Atlantic Records), RUSH's first album of original material in
 nearly five years. Due May 1st "Snakes & Arrows" was recorded in the fall
 of 2006 with Grammy Award-winner Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Velvet
 Revolver) and RUSH co-producing. The album's recently released first
 single, "Far Cry," was the #1 most added song at rock radio and already Top
 10 on the rock radio charts with airplay on over 100 stations in the U.S.
     Since releasing its self-titled debut album in 1974, RUSH has been
 universally regarded as one of the most inventive and exciting groups in
 rock, famed for virtuoso musicianship, epic soundscapes, and dramatic
 lyricism. The band's extraordinary body of work -- which includes such
 acclaimed works as 1976's "2112," 1981's "MOVING PICTURES," 1996's "TEST
 FOR ECHO," and 2002's "VAPOR TRAILS" -- has achieved worldwide sales
 exceeding 35 million units.
     Fans will experience the technical virtuosity and hard-rocking
 compositions they have come to expect from RUSH members, Geddy Lee, Alex
 Lifeson, and Neil Peart.
 
 
 
                             TOUR ITINERARY - 2007
 
     DATE      CITY                    VENUE                    ON SALE DATE
 
     13-June   Atlanta, GA            HiFi Buys Amphitheatre    Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     15-June   West Palm Beach, FL    Sound Advice Amphitheatre Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     16-June   Tampa, FL              Ford Amphitheatre         Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     18-June   Charlotte, NC          Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Amphitheatre             March 31
     20-June   Raleigh, NC            Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     22-June   Virginia Beach, VA     Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Amphitheatre             March 31
     23-June   Bristow, VA            Nissan Pavilion           Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     25-June   Pittsburgh, PA         Post-Gazette Pavilion     Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     27-June   Boston, MA             Tweeter Center            Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     29-June   Scranton, PA           Toyota Pavilion           Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     30-June   Saratoga Springs, NY   SPAC                      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
 
     2-July    Wantagh, NY            Nikon at Jones Beach      Saturday,
                                        Theater                  March 31
     4-July    Buffalo, NY            Darien Lake               Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     6-July    Camden, NJ             Tweeter Center            Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     8-July    Holmdel, NJ            PNC Bank Arts Center      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     9-July    Uncasville, CT         Mohegan Sun Arena         Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     18-July   Calgary, AB            Pengrowth Saddledome      Friday,
                                                                 April 20
     20-July   Seattle, WA            White River Amphitheatre  Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     21-July   Portland, OR           The Amphitheatre at       Saturday,
                                        Clark County             March 31
     23-July   Los Angeles, CA        Hollywood Bowl            Sunday,
                                                                 April 15
     25-July   Irvine, CA             Verizon Wireless          Sunday,
                                        Amphitheater             April 15
     27-July   Phoenix, AZ            Cricket Pavilion          Monday,
                                                                 April 2
     28-July   Las Vegas, NV          MGM Grand Garden Arena    Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     30-July   San Diego, CA          Coors Amphitheatre        Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
 
     1-Aug.    San Francisco, CA      Shoreline Amphitheatre    Sunday,
                                                                 April 1
     3-Aug.    Concord, CA            Sleep Train Pavilion      Sunday,
                                                                 April 1
     4-Aug.    Sacramento, CA         Sleep Train Amphitheatre  Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     6-Aug.    Salt Lake City, UT     USANA Amphitheatre        Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     8-Aug.    Denver, CO             Red Rocks Amphitheatre    Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     11-Aug.   Dallas, TX             Smirnoff Music Centre     Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     12-Aug.   San Antonio, TX        Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Amphitheater             March 31
     14-Aug.   Houston, TX            Cynthia Woods Mitchell    Saturday,
                                        Pavilion                 March 31
     23-Aug.   Kansas City, MO        Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Amphitheater             April 14
     24-Aug.   St. Louis, MO          Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Amphitheater             April 14
     26-Aug.   Indianapolis, IN       Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Music Center             April 14
     28-Aug.   Detroit, MI            DTE Energy Music Theatre  Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     30-Aug.   Cleveland, OH          Blossom Music Centre      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
 
     1-Sept.   Cincinnati, OH         Riverbend Music Center    Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     2-Sept.   Columbus, OH           Germain Amphitheater      Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     6-Sept.   Milwaukee, WI          Marcus Amphitheater       Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     8-Sept.   Chicago, IL            First Midwest Bank        Saturday,
                                        Amphitheatre             April 14
     9-Sept.   St. Paul, MN           Xcel Energy Center        Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
 
     12-Sept.  London, ON             John Labatt Centre        Friday,
                                                                 April 20
     14-Sept.  Quebec City, PQ        Colisee de Quebec         Saturday,
                                                                 April 21
     15-Sept.  Montreal, PQ           Bell Centre               Saturday,
                                                                 April 21
     19-Sept.  Toronto, ON            Air Canada Centre         Friday,
                                                                 April 20
     21-Sept.  Ottawa, ON             ScotiaBank Place          Friday,
                                                                 April 20
 
     3-Oct.    Glasgow, Scotland      SECC                      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     5-Oct.    Newcastle, England     Metro Radio Arena         Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     6-Oct.    Sheffield, England     Hallam FM Arena           Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     9-Oct.    London, England        Wembley Arena             Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     10-Oct.   London, England        Wembley Arena             Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     11-Oct.   Birmingham, England    NEC Arena                 Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     14-Oct.   Manchester, England    MEN Arena                 Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     16-Oct.   Rotterdam, Netherlands Ahoy                      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     17-Oct.   Rotterdam, Netherlands Ahoy                      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     19-Oct.   Oberhausen, Germany    Arena                     Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     21-Oct.   Mannheim, Germany      SAP Arena                 Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     23-Oct.   Milan, Italy           Forum Arena               Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     26-Oct.   Oslo, Norway           Spektrum                  Monday,
                                                                 April 14
     27-Oct.   Stockholm, Sweden      Globe Arena               Saturday,
                                                                 April 16
     29-Oct.   Helsinki, Finland      Hartwell Arena            Monday,
                                                                 April 16
     Check local listings for ticket information and on-sale times.
 Additional city and venue information to be announced.
             For complete tour & ticket information and more visit:
                                  www.rush.com
 
     About Live Nation
     Live Nation (NYSE:   LYV) is the world's largest live music company. Our
 mission is to inspire passion for live music around the world. We are the
 largest promoter of live concerts in the world, the second-largest
 entertainment venue management company and have a rapidly growing online
 presence. We create superior experiences for artists and fans, regularly
 producing tours for the biggest superstars in the business, including The
 Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Madonna, U2 and Coldplay. Globally, we
 own, operate, have booking rights for and/or have an equity interest in
 more than 160 venues, including House of Blues(R) music venues and
 prestigious locations such as The Fillmore in San Francisco, Nikon at Jones
 Beach in New York and London's Wembley Arena. Our websites collectively are
 the second most popular entertainment/event websites in the United States,
 according to Nielsen//NetRatings. In addition, we also produce, promote or
 host theatrical, specialized motor sports and other live entertainment
 events. In 2006, we connected nearly 60 million fans with their favorite
 performers at approximately 26,000 events in 18 countries around the world.
 Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Live Nation is listed on the New
 York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol "LYV."
 
 

SOURCE Live Nation
    TORONTO, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renowned rock trio RUSH are
 pleased to announce their Snakes & Arrows World Tour. The tour will kick
 off in North America on June 13th at Atlanta's HiFi Buys Amphitheatre and
 will visit over 45 cities throughout the United States and Canada before
 traveling to the UK and Europe.
     Tickets will go on sale beginning Saturday, March 31 in a majority of
 tour markets. The balance of performances will go on-sale over the next few
 weeks. See attached itinerary for complete tour schedule & on-sale details.
 Additional information is also available at www.rush.com and
 www.livenation.com.
     The tour will support the band's upcoming album "Snakes & Arrows"
 (Anthem/Atlantic Records), RUSH's first album of original material in
 nearly five years. Due May 1st "Snakes & Arrows" was recorded in the fall
 of 2006 with Grammy Award-winner Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Velvet
 Revolver) and RUSH co-producing. The album's recently released first
 single, "Far Cry," was the #1 most added song at rock radio and already Top
 10 on the rock radio charts with airplay on over 100 stations in the U.S.
     Since releasing its self-titled debut album in 1974, RUSH has been
 universally regarded as one of the most inventive and exciting groups in
 rock, famed for virtuoso musicianship, epic soundscapes, and dramatic
 lyricism. The band's extraordinary body of work -- which includes such
 acclaimed works as 1976's "2112," 1981's "MOVING PICTURES," 1996's "TEST
 FOR ECHO," and 2002's "VAPOR TRAILS" -- has achieved worldwide sales
 exceeding 35 million units.
     Fans will experience the technical virtuosity and hard-rocking
 compositions they have come to expect from RUSH members, Geddy Lee, Alex
 Lifeson, and Neil Peart.
 
 
 
                             TOUR ITINERARY - 2007
 
     DATE      CITY                    VENUE                    ON SALE DATE
 
     13-June   Atlanta, GA            HiFi Buys Amphitheatre    Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     15-June   West Palm Beach, FL    Sound Advice Amphitheatre Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     16-June   Tampa, FL              Ford Amphitheatre         Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     18-June   Charlotte, NC          Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Amphitheatre             March 31
     20-June   Raleigh, NC            Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     22-June   Virginia Beach, VA     Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Amphitheatre             March 31
     23-June   Bristow, VA            Nissan Pavilion           Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     25-June   Pittsburgh, PA         Post-Gazette Pavilion     Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     27-June   Boston, MA             Tweeter Center            Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     29-June   Scranton, PA           Toyota Pavilion           Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     30-June   Saratoga Springs, NY   SPAC                      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
 
     2-July    Wantagh, NY            Nikon at Jones Beach      Saturday,
                                        Theater                  March 31
     4-July    Buffalo, NY            Darien Lake               Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     6-July    Camden, NJ             Tweeter Center            Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     8-July    Holmdel, NJ            PNC Bank Arts Center      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     9-July    Uncasville, CT         Mohegan Sun Arena         Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     18-July   Calgary, AB            Pengrowth Saddledome      Friday,
                                                                 April 20
     20-July   Seattle, WA            White River Amphitheatre  Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     21-July   Portland, OR           The Amphitheatre at       Saturday,
                                        Clark County             March 31
     23-July   Los Angeles, CA        Hollywood Bowl            Sunday,
                                                                 April 15
     25-July   Irvine, CA             Verizon Wireless          Sunday,
                                        Amphitheater             April 15
     27-July   Phoenix, AZ            Cricket Pavilion          Monday,
                                                                 April 2
     28-July   Las Vegas, NV          MGM Grand Garden Arena    Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     30-July   San Diego, CA          Coors Amphitheatre        Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
 
     1-Aug.    San Francisco, CA      Shoreline Amphitheatre    Sunday,
                                                                 April 1
     3-Aug.    Concord, CA            Sleep Train Pavilion      Sunday,
                                                                 April 1
     4-Aug.    Sacramento, CA         Sleep Train Amphitheatre  Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     6-Aug.    Salt Lake City, UT     USANA Amphitheatre        Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     8-Aug.    Denver, CO             Red Rocks Amphitheatre    Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     11-Aug.   Dallas, TX             Smirnoff Music Centre     Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     12-Aug.   San Antonio, TX        Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Amphitheater             March 31
     14-Aug.   Houston, TX            Cynthia Woods Mitchell    Saturday,
                                        Pavilion                 March 31
     23-Aug.   Kansas City, MO        Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Amphitheater             April 14
     24-Aug.   St. Louis, MO          Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Amphitheater             April 14
     26-Aug.   Indianapolis, IN       Verizon Wireless          Saturday,
                                        Music Center             April 14
     28-Aug.   Detroit, MI            DTE Energy Music Theatre  Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     30-Aug.   Cleveland, OH          Blossom Music Centre      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
 
     1-Sept.   Cincinnati, OH         Riverbend Music Center    Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     2-Sept.   Columbus, OH           Germain Amphitheater      Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     6-Sept.   Milwaukee, WI          Marcus Amphitheater       Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
     8-Sept.   Chicago, IL            First Midwest Bank        Saturday,
                                        Amphitheatre             April 14
     9-Sept.   St. Paul, MN           Xcel Energy Center        Saturday,
                                                                 April 14
 
     12-Sept.  London, ON             John Labatt Centre        Friday,
                                                                 April 20
     14-Sept.  Quebec City, PQ        Colisee de Quebec         Saturday,
                                                                 April 21
     15-Sept.  Montreal, PQ           Bell Centre               Saturday,
                                                                 April 21
     19-Sept.  Toronto, ON            Air Canada Centre         Friday,
                                                                 April 20
     21-Sept.  Ottawa, ON             ScotiaBank Place          Friday,
                                                                 April 20
 
     3-Oct.    Glasgow, Scotland      SECC                      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     5-Oct.    Newcastle, England     Metro Radio Arena         Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     6-Oct.    Sheffield, England     Hallam FM Arena           Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     9-Oct.    London, England        Wembley Arena             Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     10-Oct.   London, England        Wembley Arena             Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     11-Oct.   Birmingham, England    NEC Arena                 Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     14-Oct.   Manchester, England    MEN Arena                 Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     16-Oct.   Rotterdam, Netherlands Ahoy                      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     17-Oct.   Rotterdam, Netherlands Ahoy                      Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     19-Oct.   Oberhausen, Germany    Arena                     Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     21-Oct.   Mannheim, Germany      SAP Arena                 Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     23-Oct.   Milan, Italy           Forum Arena               Saturday,
                                                                 March 31
     26-Oct.   Oslo, Norway           Spektrum                  Monday,
                                                                 April 14
     27-Oct.   Stockholm, Sweden      Globe Arena               Saturday,
                                                                 April 16
     29-Oct.   Helsinki, Finland      Hartwell Arena            Monday,
                                                                 April 16
     Check local listings for ticket information and on-sale times.
 Additional city and venue information to be announced.
             For complete tour & ticket information and more visit:
                                  www.rush.com
 
     About Live Nation
     Live Nation (NYSE:   LYV) is the world's largest live music company. Our
 mission is to inspire passion for live music around the world. We are the
 largest promoter of live concerts in the world, the second-largest
 entertainment venue management company and have a rapidly growing online
 presence. We create superior experiences for artists and fans, regularly
 producing tours for the biggest superstars in the business, including The
 Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Madonna, U2 and Coldplay. Globally, we
 own, operate, have booking rights for and/or have an equity interest in
 more than 160 venues, including House of Blues(R) music venues and
 prestigious locations such as The Fillmore in San Francisco, Nikon at Jones
 Beach in New York and London's Wembley Arena. Our websites collectively are
 the second most popular entertainment/event websites in the United States,
 according to Nielsen//NetRatings. In addition, we also produce, promote or
 host theatrical, specialized motor sports and other live entertainment
 events. In 2006, we connected nearly 60 million fans with their favorite
 performers at approximately 26,000 events in 18 countries around the world.
 Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Live Nation is listed on the New
 York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol "LYV."
 
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