Update (2:30PM EST): Ticket purchase links are now available at LiveNation and Ticketmaster with pre-sales now set to begin on Tuesday, April 24th.
Rush has officially released the initial information behind their Fall 2012 Concert Tour in support of their forthcoming album Clockwork Angels. The original 33 dates that were leaked yesterday were largely accurate. For an updated list of dates, please check out the Tour Dates Section of the site.
From the official Press Release:LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Alongside the release of the powerful new single "Headlong Flight," Live Nation announced today that Rush will embark on a North American Tour in support of their upcoming and highly anticipated new album, "CLOCKWORK ANGELS." This year's fall tour will visit approximately 33 cities beginning September 7th in Manchester, NH, and finishing December 2nd in Houston, TX, with stops along the way in Pittsburgh, Detroit, Columbus, Bridgeport, Philadelphia, Saskatoon, Seattle, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Tampa, as well as dates in Canada and more (complete tour itinerary follows). Tickets for the Clockwork Angels Tour will go on sale starting April 27th in select markets at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.As indicated above, tickets for some venues will go on sale beginning April 27th, however detailed ticket sale and pre-sale information isn't available yet. However VIP Package information has now emerged. The package includes:CLOCKWORK ANGELS TOUR PACKAGEIn addition to fan pre-sales, which should be announced shortly via the Rush Newsletter (sign up at Rush.Com), there will likely also be a Citi Card Pre-Sale announced soon.
* One reserved ticket located within the first 15 rows of the stage
* Exclusive Rush tour shirt
* Collectible tour poster (numbered, limited)
* Official tour program
* Specially designed tote bag
* Set of official guitar picks
* Commemoritive concert ticket
* Commemorative tour laminate
Also, in celebration of the official tour announcement, the Rush Backstage Club is now selling an official Clockwork Angels t-shirt as well as the vinyl version of Clockwork Angels - which can also be pre-ordered via Amazon.Com at this LINK.
We'll have more news on the ticket sales and pre-sales as it becomes available.
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