Rush Concert History

Rush was a Canadian rock band made up of Geddy Lee (bass, vocals, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitars), and Neil Peart (drums, percussion, lyrics). Formed in 1968 in Toronto, Canada, the band went through several configurations until arriving at its longest and most popular line-up when Peart replaced original drummer John Rutsey in July 1974, two weeks before the group's first tour of the United States. The band retired after 50 years of playing together...

Date Concert Venue Location
Sep 27, 2022
Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert
Foo Fighters / Violet Grohl / Joan Jett / Joan Jett / Travis Barker / Chevy Metal / Jon Davison / Kesha / Coattail Riders / Josh Freese / Justin Hawkins / Mark King / James Gang / Andrew Wyatt / Mark Ronson / Roger Manning / Them Crooked Vultures / Wolfgang Van Halen / Def Leppard / Miley Cyrus / Nikki Sixx / Tommy Lee / Derek Day / Elliot Easton / Josh Homme / nancy wilson / P!nk / Jon Theodore / Stewart Copeland / Alanis Morissette / Chris Chaney / Chad Smith / Sebastian Bach / Geezer Butler / Lars Ulrich / Geddy Lee / Alex Lifeson / Matt Cameron / Kim Thayil / Krist Novoselic / Taylor Momsen / Danny Carey / Brian May / Rufus Taylor / Rufus Tay / Brad Wilk / Pat Wilson / Dave Chapelle / Omar Hakim / Shane Hawkins / Rush Show all bands
  Photos   Setlists
Kia Forum Inglewood, California, United States
Show Duplicates for Sep 27, 2022
Sep 03, 2022
Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert
  Photos   Setlists
Wembley Stadium Wembley, England, United Kingdom
Show Duplicates for Sep 03, 2022
Aug 10, 2022
South Park 25th Anniversary with Primus and Ween
Primus / Ween / Rush
  Setlists
Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
May 10, 2022
rush
Oct 23, 2021
Rush United Center
May 06, 2021
SIGNALS from RUSH
RUSH / NAZARETH
Sporthalle Boblingen, Böblingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
May 01, 2021
Rush Agricultural Hall Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 16, 2021
Rush
Dec 11, 2020
Rush Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Sep 01, 2020
Rush Capitol Theater Passaic, NJ
Apr 21, 2020
Rush Massey Hall Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Apr 09, 2020
Rush
Feb 24, 2020
moving pictures
Rush
Reunion Arena Dallas, Texas, United States
Dec 31, 2019
Rush
Apr 06, 2019
Rush Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, RPI Fieldhouse Troy, New York, United States
Nov 19, 2018
Signals
Rush
OVO Arena Wembley London, England, United Kingdom
Nov 17, 2018
Rush West Palm Beach Auditorium West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Aug 05, 2017
Rush USANA Amphitheatre West Valley City, Utah, United States
Aug 16, 2015
Navbox / DJ Lisa Frank / Dansman / Rush Eighteenth Street Lounge Washington, D.C., United States
Aug 15, 2015
rush: The Forum Inglewood, California, United States
Rock
Metal
Hard Rock
Pop Rock
Progressive Rock
Classic Rock
Canadian
English
Art Rock
Album Rock
Progressive
Canada
Aor
Progressive Pop
Canadian Metal
Fantasy
Classic Canadian Rock
Uplifting
Space
Heavy Prog
Technical
Science Fiction
Complex
Show more genres
Play on YouTube
2022 4 concerts
2021 4 concerts
2020 5 concerts
2019 2 concerts
2018 2 concerts
2017 1 concert
2015 42 concerts
2013 46 concerts
2012 41 concerts
2011 47 concerts
2010 55 concerts
2009 3 concerts
2008 54 concerts
2007 65 concerts
2005 2 concerts
2004 60 concerts
2003 1 concert
2002 67 concerts
2001 1 concert
1998 1 concert
1997 33 concerts
1996 30 concerts
1995 2 concerts
1994 55 concerts
1993 1 concert
1992 71 concerts
1991 32 concerts
1990 65 concerts
1989 1 concert
1988 54 concerts
1987 27 concerts
1986 59 concerts
1985 15 concerts
1984 75 concerts
1983 55 concerts
1982 65 concerts
1981 109 concerts
1980 105 concerts
1979 108 concerts
1978 99 concerts
1977 134 concerts
1976 97 concerts
1975 119 concerts
1974 78 concerts
1973 5 concerts
1972 2 concerts
1971 1 concert
1968 1 concert
 [email protected]
 Line
 Randude
 Offbeatblink
 Skeeter88
 Christine Liddle
 David Millar
 Frankieebotz
 Brian Ciambriello
 L1verk1ck
 Rob Wade
 Rebecca Franklin
 Disc J.Ockey
 Dylan Hanson
 Massimo Schiano
 Avision Erin
 Patrick W. Becker
 Paul St. Pierre
 Wadcorp

Sign Up or Login to comment.

Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQ)


Where is Rush from?

Rush is one of Canada’s most famous rock bands. The band first began performing in the Willowdale neighborhood in Toronto.

When did Rush start and end?

Rush started in 1968, however, the current line-up of Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, and Neil Peart wasn’t finalized until 1974 when the band released its self-titled debut album.

On December 7, 2015, Peart stated that he was retiring from the band and that the R40 Tour was the band’s last large-scale tour. In January 2018, Peart confirmed that Rush would no longer be recording new music or touring. Nearly two years later, Peart died of brain cancer. Though both Lifeson and Lee are still making music together, they have come out and said without Peart, there can be no Rush.

Who was in Rush?

Rush started in 1968 with band members Alex Lifeson (guitar), Jeff Jones (bass), and John Rutsey (drums). Jeff Jones was soon replaced by Geddy Lee, and John Rutsey was replaced by Neil Peart in 1974. The final line-up of Lifeson (guitar), Lee (vocals, bass, and keyboard), and Peart (drums) remained solid throughout the rest of the band's career.

How and when did Neil Peart die and where is he buried?

Neil Peart died after battling brain cancer for over three and a half years. He died on January 7, 2020, at the age of 67 and was buried in Santa Monica, California.

Who is Geddy Lee and how old is he?

Geddy Lee is the lead vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist of the band Rush. He was childhood friends with bandmate Alex Lifeson and replaced former band member Jeff Jones in 1968. He was born on July 29, 1953, and is now 69 years old.

What bass does Geddy Lee play?

Geddy Lee plays a 1972 black Fender Jazz Bass guitar which he bought for $200 in a Kalamazoo, Michigan pawnshop. He used this bass guitar to record different albums, from Permanent Waves to Clockwork Angels.

How much is Geddy Lee worth?

Geddy Lee contributed his talents and great style to Rush’s discography, making him a music legend. He is considered the richest member of the band with an estimated net worth of $50 million in March 2022.

What guitar does Alex Lifeson play?

Alex Lifeson is the lead guitarist of Rush and plays a Gibson Les Paul Axcess — his favorite six-string guitar. He secured a partnership with the brand and continued to use this guitar in studio recordings and stage shows.

What does the song “Tom Sawyer” by Rush mean?

The song “Tom Sawyer” is inspired by the 1876 novel by Mark Twain which Pye Dubois made into a poem. This song is about being a “modern-day rebel” embodying a strong, warrior-like attitude — just like the character Tom Sawyer. It became an anthem for free-minded people that saw themselves as social misfits and outcasts.

In what episode of Trailer Park Boys does Ricky kidnap Alex Lifeson?

Ricky kidnaps Alex Lifeson in Season 3, Episode 5 of Trailer Park Boys entitled “Closer to the Heart” which aired on June 1, 2003. Alex Lifeson was kidnapped, so Ricky could get a backstage pass to a concert.

What is the name of the song Bubbles makes with Alex Lifeson in Trailer Park Boys?

The song "Who's Got Yer Belly" was recorded for the Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park USA standalone series which premiered November 24, 2017. Alex Lifeson helped the boys record and play the song — while also giving an impressive guitar performance.

How many concerts has Rush had?

Rush has had 2,001 concerts.

What genre is Rush?

Rush is most often considered to be Rock, Metal, Hard Rock, Pop Rock, Progressive Rock, Classic Rock, Canadian, English, Art Rock, Album Rock, Progressive, Canada, Aor, Progressive Pop, Canadian Metal, Fantasy, Classic Canadian Rock, Uplifting, Space, Heavy Prog, Technical, Science Fiction, and Complex.

When was the last Rush concert?

The last Rush concert was on September 27, 2022 at Kia Forum in Inglewood, California, United States. The bands that performed were: Foo Fighters / Violet Grohl / Joan Jett / Joan Jett / Travis Barker / Chevy Metal / Jon Davison / Kesha / Coattail Riders / Josh Freese / Justin Hawkins / Mark King / James Gang / Andrew Wyatt / Mark Ronson / Roger Manning / Them Crooked Vultures / Wolfgang Van Halen / Def Leppard / Miley Cyrus / Nikki Sixx / Tommy Lee / Derek Day / Elliot Easton / Josh Homme / nancy wilson / P!nk / Jon Theodore / Stewart Copeland / Alanis Morissette / Chris Chaney / Chad Smith / Sebastian Bach / Geezer Butler / Lars Ulrich / Geddy Lee / Alex Lifeson / Matt Cameron / Kim Thayil / Krist Novoselic / Taylor Momsen / Danny Carey / Brian May / Rufus Taylor / Rufus Tay / Brad Wilk / Pat Wilson / Dave Chapelle / Omar Hakim / Shane Hawkins / Rush.

What songs does Rush play live?

The songs that Rush performs live vary, but here's the latest setlist that we have from the September 27, 2022 concert at Kia Forum in Inglewood, California, United States:

  1. 2112 Part I: Overture
  2. Working Man
  3. YYZ