Rush Time Machine North American Tour 2010 Featuring for the First Time Ever Moving Pictures in its Entirety

Tickets for Rush go on sale in select markets beginning April 16th at

Apr 08, 2010, 07:00 ET from Live Nation

TORONTO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Rush – Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peartis without question one of the most inventive and compelling groups in rock history, equally famed for both its virtuoso musicianship and provocative songwriting. 


Announced today, The Time Machine Tour is an evening with Rush, where they will perform their classics, give a taste of the future – and for the first time ever – feature the Moving Pictures album live in its entirety.  

The band is currently working on their 20th studio album with producer Nick Raskulinecz (co-producer from 2007's Snakes & Arrows) and in addition to their classics plan to showcase a few new tunes live this summer.

"We were off for a year and a half, and now it's just pouring. Everything is totally crazy and there's not a minute left in the day. We've got these half-dozen songs, and we'll probably go in the studio and work on a couple of them and see how it goes, perhaps release something – and I say perhaps – and then we plan on being on the road," says guitarist, Alex Lifeson.

This summer's Live Nation promoted tour will visit approximately 40 cities throughout North America beginning June 29th in Albuquerque, NM and finishing October 2nd in West Palm Beach, FL with stops along the way in Boston, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Holmdel, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto, Washington, and more (complete tour itinerary follows).

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.

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: Beyond The Lighted Stage" a documentary created by filmmakers Scot McFadyen & Sam Dunn (whose filmography also includes: "Iron Maiden; Flight 666," "Metal, A Headbangers Journey" and "Global Metal") will premiere at New York's Tribeca Film Festival on April 24th followed by the Canadian premiere at Toronto's Hot Docs festival on April 29th. The band was also recently showcased in the comedy "I Love You Man" where they play themselves in a concert scene featuring actors Paul Rudd and Jason Segal as uber-fans, a performance which has exposed the band to a whole new generation.

Inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame this past March alongside Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and Gordon Lightfoot, Rush has also been nominated for multiple Grammy awards and won a number of Juno Awards. They were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1994 and bestowed the Order of Canada in 1997. Consistently celebrated and respected worldwide, Rush is the most successful Canadian rock band of all time and they remain one of the biggest grossing arena rock bands ever.

Tickets for Rush Time Machine Tour will go on sale beginning April 16th in San Francisco, Uncasville, Saratoga Springs, Denver, Chicago, Wantagh, Seattle and Holmdel at Tickets for performances in Milwaukee, Sarnia and Syracuse go on sale April 17th, check local listings for ticket information.

Citi® cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets through Citi's Private Pass® Program beginning April 13th in select markets.  For complete presale details visit

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June 29

Albuquerque, NM

Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents The Pavilion

On sale April 17

July 01

Kansas City, MO

Starlight Theatre

On sale soon

*July 02

Milwaukee, WI


On sale April 17

July 05

Chicago, IL

Charter One Pavilion

On sale April 17

*July 09

Sarnia, ON


On sale April 17

July 13

Toronto, ON

Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

On sale soon

*July 15

Quebec City, QC

Festival d'ete de Quebec

On sale April 28

July 17

Toronto, ON

Air Canada Centre

On sale soon

July 19

Uncasville, CT

Mohegan Sun

On sale April 16

July 21

Philadelphia, PA

Susquehanna Bank Center    

On sale soon

July 23

Saratoga Springs, NY


On sale April 16

July 24

Wantagh, NY

Nikon at Jones Beach

On sale April 17

August 05

Salt Lake City, UT

USANA Amphitheatre

On sale soon

August 07

Seattle, WA

White River Amphitheatre

On sale April 17

August 09

San Francisco, CA

Shoreline Amphitheatre

On sale April 16

August 11

Los Angeles, CA

LA Forum

On sale soon

August 13

Irvine, CA

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

On sale soon

August 14

Las Vegas, NV

MGM Grand Garden Arena

On sale soon

August 16

Denver, CO

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

On sale April 17

August 20

Wichita, KS

INTRUST Bank Arena

On sale soon

August 22

St. Louis, MO

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

On sale soon

August 25

Omaha, NE

Qwest Center

On sale soon

*August 27

St. Paul, MN

Minnesota State Fair

On sale April 17

August 29

Columbus, OH

Nationwide Arena

On sale soon

*August 31

Allentown, PA

Allentown Fair

On sale April 24

*September 02

Syracuse, NY

New York State Fair

On sale April 17

September 03

Holmdel, NJ

PNC Bank Arts Center

On sale April 17

September 14

Boston, MA

TD Garden

On sale soon

September 16

Pittsburgh, PA

Consol Energy Center

On sale soon

September 18

Washington, DC

Jiffy Lube Live Amphitheater

On sale soon

September 21

Tulsa, OK

BOK Center

On sale soon

September 23

San Antonio, TX

AT&T Center

On sale soon

September 25

Houston, TX

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

On sale soon

September 26

Dallas, TX Center

On sale soon

September 29

Atlanta, GA

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre @

Encore Park

On sale April 30

October 01

Tampa, FL

Ford Amphitheatre

On sale soon

October 02

West Palm Beach, FL

Cruzan Amphitheatre

On sale soon

Additional cities and dates to be announced. Itinerary subject to change.

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