The wait is finally over. Today, Rush have formally announced the intial North American tour dates for the 2013 leg of their Clockwork Angels tour. The band originally announced a set of 2013 dates in Europe, which will take place from May 22nd through June 10th. Now, they've added on nine additional shows throughout the eastern part of North America which will take place before the European leg, with a promise to add more dates in North America during the summer.
From the band:As previously alluded to, and due to overwhelming demand, the Clockwork Angels Tour will continue in 2013 to over 20+ cities in North America this year. Beginning in April, fans will be able to catch RUSH live in a number of new markets not visited on last year’s tour.
Today we have announced details for the spring leg of the tour which include:
April 23 Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin CenterPre-sale for RUSH fans for the spring tour dates begin today, Tuesday January 22nd at NOON LOCAL TIME!
April 26 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ BB&T Center
April 28 Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
May 1 Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
May 3 Raleigh, NC @ PNC Arena
May 5 Virginia Beach, VA @ Farm Bureau Live At Virginia Beach
May 7 Baltimore, MD @ 1st Mariner Arena
May 9 Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun
May 11 Atlantic City, NJ @ Etess Arena
CLOCKWORK ANGEL TOUR PACKAGE
Tour Packages will be exclusive to RUSH fan members for the first 24 hours.
Passcode: angelfan (lower case, case sensitive)
Rush Clockwork Angels Tour Package consists of:To purchase your RUSH Tour package, please visit http://www.vipnation.com/programs/rush---clockwork-angels-tour/
One reserved ticket located within the first 15 rows of the stage
New and exclusive Rush 2013 Tour t-shirt
Collectible Tour Poster (numbered, limited)
Official Tour Program
Exclusive surprise Rush gift item
Commemorative Concert Ticket
Commemorative Tour Laminate
RUSH FAN CLUB PRE-SALES
The Fan Club tickets are only available during the PRE-SALE. Reserve the best seats in the house through our special Rush fan pre-sales. These presales only last three days, and only certain cities/dates are currently available with more presales being added later. Check back soon if you don’t see your date. At the end of your ticket purchase, you will have the opportunity to pre-order Exclusive RUSH.com Tour Merchandise.
In addition, when you order Fan Club Tickets and the Exclusive Merchandise you will be automatically entered to win a meet and greet with members of the band at your show (one winner plus guest per city).
To purchase Presale Tickets and Presale Merchandise please visit http://rush.musictoday.com
Just a reminder to those fans that are also CITI card members, you will also have access to pre-sale tickets through Citi’s Private Pass® Program beginning January 23rd in select markets. For complete presale details visit http://www.citiprivatepass.com
Stay tuned for additional tour announcements for the summer dates that will resume when the band returns from their European leg in June. These will include but not be limited to Hershey, Wantagh, Saratoga, Chicago, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Boston, Calgary, Vancouver, Portland, Salt Lake City, Denver, Kansas City, and will finally see RUSH return to Grand Rapids and Halifax for the first time in decades!
We look forward to seeing you on the road!
For a complete list of Rush's tour dates, please click HERE.
More news to come...best of luck to everyone purchasing tickets today!
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