Legendary Rock Outfit Rush Owes Much to Cleveland
Another article regarding Rush's return to Cleveland was published by Yahoo a couple days back. This one, written by Peter Chakerian and titled Legendary Rock Outfit Rush Owes Much to Cleveland is a partial interview with Alex Lifeson and Donna Halper along with a short retrospective look at Rush's career and, in particular, the band's early experience with Cleveland:"Cleveland was hugely important for us, because up until we were embraced there, we were just basically a bar band in Toronto," said Lifeson during a phone interview with Yahoo! from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. "We were on the Southern Ontario high school dance circuit and doing clubs.You can read the entire article via this LINK.
"To come to America was such a huge deal, and to come to Cleveland -- with its rich connections and rock music heritage and be embraced by the city and crowd there -- it really was a really great experience for us. It all started for us in Cleveland and the city has a giant place in our hearts."
Thanks to Ed from RushIsABand for passing along the news.