Ever since Rush announced their R40 tour, most fans assumed that the two shows the band would perform in their hometown of Toronto would be recorded and filmed for a future live release. Today, the assumptions were confirmed with a post on Rush.Com:Rush announced today that both hometown Toronto performances will be filmed. It is the first time the band will have filmed in their hometown in almost 20 years with the recording in 1997 at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre on the Test for Echo tour. Prior to that, the band recorded a concert video and accompanying album for the Grace Under Pressure tour in 1984 at Maple Leaf Gardens.The two Toronto shows occur on June 17th and 19th at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
The R40 LIVE tour kicked off in Tulsa, OK this May to a jubilant crowd and #R40Live has become the tour not to miss this summer.
Fans who have their coveted tickets to the sold out shows in Toronto are encouraged to represent and wear Rush shirts, bring signs and come ready with their ‘outside’ voices.
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