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Rush to play entire 'Moving Pictures' album in upcoming tour, including Tampa stop

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Moving pictures "Living in the limelight, the universal dream." Not for me. My universal dream is seeing Rush perform the entirety of their 1981 album Moving Pictures on tour.

And now it's going to happen. The Time Machine Tour will visit about 40 cities throughout North America beginning June 29 in Albuquerque, NM and finishing Oct. 2 in West Palm Beach. That includes a stop in Tampa at the Ford Amphitheatre on Oct. 1.

According to a news release, the band is working on their 20th studio album, so this tour will include a few tunes as well.  

“We were off for a year and a half, and now it's just pouring," says guitarist Alex Lifeson. "Everything is totally crazy and there's not a minute left in the day. We've got these half-dozen songs, and we'll probably go in the studio and work on a couple of them and see how it goes, perhaps release something – and I say perhaps – and then we plan on being on the road.”
 
Moving Pictures turns 30 years old next year and remains the band's biggest selling album, thanks to the hits Tom Sawyer, Limelight and Red Barchetta.

Click the link below to see the full list of tour stops for Rush.


 
Here's a full list of Rush tour dates for 2010:

  • June 29: Albuquerque, NM (Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque)
  • July 01: Kansas City, MO  (Starlight Theatre)
  • July 02: Milwaukee, WI  (Summerfest)
  • July 05: Chicago, IL Charter One Pavilion)
  • July 09: Sarnia, ON (Bayfest)
  • July 13: Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre)
  • July 15: Quebec City, QC (Festival d'été de Québec)
  • July 17: Toronto, ON (Air Canada Centre)
  • July 19: Uncasville, CT (Mohegan Sun)
  • July 21: Philadelphia, PA (Susquehanna Bank Center)
  • July 23: Saratoga Springs, NY (SPAC)
  • July 24: Wantagh, NY (Nikon at Jones Beach)
  • August 05: Salt Lake City, UT (USANA Amphitheatre)
  • August 07: Seattle, WA (White River Amphitheatre)
  • August 09: San Francisco, CA  (Shoreline Amphitheatre)
  • August 11: Los Angeles, CA  (LA Forum)
  • August 13: Irvine, CA (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
  • August 14: Las Vegas, NV (MGM Grand Garden Arena)
  • August 16: Denver, CO (Red Rocks Amphitheatre)
  • August 20: Wichita, KS (INTRUST Bank Arena)
  • August 22: St. Louis, MO (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
  • August 25: Omaha, NE (Qwest Center)
  • August 27: St. Paul, MN (Minnesota State Fair)
  • August 29: Columbus, OH (Nationwide Arena)
  • August 31: Allentown, PA (Allentown Fair)
  • September 02: Syracuse, NY (New York State Fair)
  • September 03: Holmdel, NJ (PNC Bank Arts Center)
  • September 14: Boston, MA (TD Garden)
  • September 16: Pittsburgh, PA (Consol Energy Center)
  • September 18: Washington, DC (Jiffy Lube Live Amphitheater)
  • September 21: Tulsa, OK (BOK Center)
  • September 23: San Antonio, TX (AT&T Center)
  • September 25: Houston, TX (Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion)
  • September 26: Dallas, TX (Superpages.com Center)
  • September 29: Atlanta, GA (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre @ Encore)
  • October 01: Tampa, FL (Ford Amphitheatre)
  • October 02: West Palm Beach, FL (Cruzan Amphitheatre)

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:57pm]

    

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