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The 2008 tour dates and venues are listed below. Tickets for New Orleans, Reno, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver and Detroit go on sale SATURDAY JANUARY 26.
American Express Cardmembers will also have the opportunity to purchase advance tickets January 26th through February 1st for Rush performances in Boston; Chicago, Ft. Lauderdale, Holmdel, Wantagh and January 27th through February 2nd in Los Angeles and Irvine. In addition there will be a MUSICTODAY fan club presale for all Rush performances in conjunction with RUSH.COM starting January 22 through January 24.
A SNAKES AND ARROWS LIVE CD will be released sometime in April. Details are forthcoming. In addition, the track “Malignant Narcissism” from the band’s 2007 release “SNAKES & ARROWS” (Anthem/Atlantic) has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the category Best Rock Instrumental Performance.
Fans will experience the technical virtuosity and hard-rocking compositions they have come to expect from Rush members, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart. In addition the band will update their set list for the 2008 tour.
The Rush tour in North America is produced by Live Nation Global Touring and SRO/Anthem.
RUSH SNAKES AND ARROWS TOUR 2008 APRIL April 11 San Juan, PR - Coliseo de Puerto Rico April 13 Ft Lauderdale, FL - Bank Atlantic Center April 15 Orlando, FL - Amway Center April 17 Jacksonville, FL - Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena April 19 New Orleans, LA - Arena April 20 Houston, TX - Woodlands Pavilion April 23 Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center April 25 Dallas, TX - The Music Center at Fair Park April 26 Oklahoma City, OK - Ford Center April 29 Albuquerque, NM - Journal Pavilion MAY May 1 Phoenix, AZ - Cricket Pavilion May 3 Reno, NV - Reno Events Center May 4 Concord, CA - Sleep Train Pavilion May 6 Los Angeles, CA - Nokia Theatre May 10 Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay Events Center May 11 Irvine, CA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre May 20 Moline, IL - iWireless Center May 22 St Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center May 24 Winnipeg, MB - MTS Center May 25 Regina, SK - Brandt Center May 27 Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place May 29 Vancouver, BC - GM Place May 31 Seattle, WA- The Gorge Amphitheatre JUNE June 1 Portland, OR - Clark County Amphitheatre June 3 Boise, ID, - Idaho Center June 5 Denver, CO - Red Rocks June 7 Kansas City, MO- Starlight Theatre June 9 Chicago, IL - United Center June 10 Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena June 12 Montreal, QC - Bell Center June 14 Philadelphia, PA- Wachovia Center June 15 Boston, MA - Tweeter Center June 25 Indianapolis, IN - Verizon Amphitheatre June 27 Milwaukee, WI - Summerfest June 28 St Louis, MO - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre June 30 Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center JULY July 2 Pittsburgh, PA - Post Gazette Amphitheatre July 4 Atlantic City, NJ - Marc Etess Arena July 5 Saratoga, NY - SPAC July 7 Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun July 9 Toronto, ON - The Molson Amphitheatre July 11 Manchester, MA - Verizon Arena July 12 Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center July 14 Wantagh, NY - Jones Beach July 17 Hershey, PA - Hershey Stadium July 19 Washington, DC - Nissan Pavilion July 20 Charlotte, NC - Amphitheatre July 22 Atlanta, GA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park About Live Nation
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