The first week of Rush's 40th Anniversary celebration tour is now over and what a week it has been. The band opened up their tour last Friday the 8th at the Tulsa Bok Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma in front of a packed house of fans and provided a show like no other Rush concert before it. The band then played three more dates, travelling to Lincoln, Nebrasksa, St. Paul, Minnesota, and St. Louis, Missouri.
As expected, the band has been rotating a few songs in and out of the set list each night and word has it that there are more songs to be introduced in future shows. For a complete rundown of the current R40 set list, with all of its changes from night to night, click HERE.
As we've done in the past, we are creating special photo galleries for each R40 tour date. Check out some of the great pics from the first four shows below:
Tulsa, OK 05/08/2015
Lincoln, NE 05/10/2015
St. Paul, MB 05/12/2015
St. Louis, MO 05/14/2015
The R40 tour book has also been transcribed and can be read at this LINK. Photos from the tour book will also be uploaded in the very near future.
Though there has been no official announcement, we've received word that Rush does plan to record and film the two shows in Toronto on June 17th and 19th for a future live album and concert DVD. We'll have more on this developing story as it becomes available.
The band will now head to Texas for a string of three shows before heading east for stops in Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and finally Virginia on May 30th. At that point, the band will rest for a week before resuming the tour on June 8th in Columbus, Ohio.
For a complete list of R40 tour dates, please click HERE.
Stay tuned for more tour updates, set list changes, and photos!
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