Mayor Tory to present Rush with key to the City of Toronto Mayor John Tory will present the key to the city to the members of Rush – Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart. At the official opening of the new Lee Lifeson Art Park this Saturday at 1:00 p.m., Lee and Lifeson will join Mayor Tory for the presentation. “Rush has played a vital role in defining Toronto’s musical identity and given so much to our city through their music, live performances and their generous support for charities,” said Mayor Tory. “We are pleased to honour them with a key to the city and the launch of the …
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Neil Peart published a new update on neilpeart.net called “Backstage Byways”where he chronicles his journey by motorcycle during the fist leg of the R40 Live tour.
Rush fans will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime chance to pose for a picture behind legendary drummer Neil Peart’s one-of-a-kind, Collector’s Series® Drum Workshop (DW) hockey-themed drumset on the band’s R40 Live Anniversary Tour.
Back in June of 2011, The Late Show With David Letterman invited Neil Peart on his stage for an epic 6 minute drum solo as part of the show’s “drum solo week.” Congratulations Dave on 33 inspired and influential years!
Rush received the 2015 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at the Junos in Hamilton, Ontario this past weekend and Geddy Lee humbly accepted the award on behalf of the band.
Neil Peart chats with Jim Ladd tonight (February 3, 2015) on SiriusXM’s Deep Tracks (channel 27) at 9PM Eastern.
â€œLive shows were always religion for us,â€ says drummer Neil Peart to Toronto Star’s Vinay Menon.
NPR’s Morning Edition is doing a week-long feature about drums and drummers. For the second installment in “Beat Week,” Steve Inskeep spoke with Neil Peart about his early fascination with Gene Krupa and the demanding requirements of his playing.
This weekend on your radio, Neil Peart sits down with Legends of Classic Rock host Jeff Woods for an hour featuring stories and music.