LA/Irvine dates aren't annouced yet, but I'm assuming somewhere between May 4th and May 10th since they are in Concord on the 4th and Vegas on the 10th. I'm quite tempted to get tickets for the Vegas show, but they are on Sale Saturday, and I'll be kinda busy.
RUSH TOUR 2008 - Dates, cities and venues confirmed
TORONTO, ON – January 18, 2008:
After a hugely successful 2007 tour, the fans have spoken and they want more. Rush officially announce dates for their extended 2008 Snakes & Arrows World Tour. The tour will kick off with their first ever appearance in San Juan, Puerto Rico April 11 and hit over 45 cities throughout the United States and Canada. For Rush fans this will be the first time in over a decade the band will make stops in Orlando, Oklahoma City, New Orleans, Reno, Moline, Boise, Austin, Jacksonville and Winnipeg to name a few. Also for the first time in years the band will play Albuquerque, Edmonton, Vancouver, Hershey and Manchester.
The 2008 tour dates and venues are listed below. Tickets for New Orleans, Reno, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver and Detroit go on sale SATURDAY JANUARY 26.
American Express Cardmembers will also have the opportunity to purchase advance tickets January 26th through February 1st for Rush performances in Boston; Chicago, Ft. Lauderdale, Holmdel, Wantagh and January 27th through February 2nd in Los Angeles and Irvine. In addition there will be a MUSICTODAY fan club presale for all Rush performances in conjunction with RUSH.COM starting January 22 through January 24.
A SNAKES AND ARROWS LIVE CD will be released sometime in April. Details are forthcoming. In addition, the track "Malignant Narcissism" from the band’s 2007 release “SNAKES & ARROWS” (Anthem/Atlantic) has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the category Best Rock Instrumental Performance.
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. In addition the band will update their set list for the 2008 tour.
The Rush tour in North America is produced by Live Nation Global Touring and SRO/Anthem.
Cool, so glad you still had a shot at it. They should be great as always.
P.S. whenever I take a guy to concert downtown we have dinner at the Pacific Dining Car on 6th Street they have a free shuttle for patrons, the best-kept secret Happy Hour around and their baseball steak is a true deal-closer... http://www.pacificdiningcar.com/locations.html
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I see that there's Rush tix available for the Nokia show on Tuesday 5/5!!! Anyone else going? Tix start at 69.50 for the mezzanine
Three-time MVP Larry Bird, noting that Bryant has been the NBA's premier player for years, told Sports Illustrated's Dan Patrick before this week's announcement, "When someone told me the other day that Kobe hadn't won an MVP trophy, it sort of made me feel like I wanted to throw mine away."