Band: Geddy Lee

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Geddy Lee East Coast Signings

Geddy Lee has announced 3 more dates where he will be signing copies of his Big Beautiful Book of Bass and giving fist bumps; this time on the east coast! Dec 8 – Pittsburgh @ Barnes & Noble  3pm Dec 9 – New York City @ Barnes & Noble Union Square  7pm Dec 14 – Halifax @ Indigo  ** tickets available Monday November 25th ** Check out all event details and ticket links at rush.com/geddylee

 

Flashback to The GG’s

Back on May 5, 2012, Rush became laureates of The Governor General’s Performing Arts Award (affectionately nicknamed The GG’s), Canada’s highest honour in the performing arts. It was a diverse and inspiring group that year, as Rush stood alongside Deepa Mehta, Des McAnuff, Mary Walsh, Paul-Andre Fortier, Denis Marleau, Erlaine Collins & Janina Fialkowska. Longtime pal Matt Stone had made the trip to Ottawa and unsurprisingly, delivered a highly entertaining induction speech for the band. “More than anything, it made me proud of Canada—that an event like that could embrace the country’s artists across such a broad spectrum, from high-falutin’ artsy types to rock bums like us, and represent them

 

Geddy Lee’s BBBoB Canadian Book Tour & Bass Exhibit at NMC

Geddy Lee’s Official (Yet Kind of Random) Big Beautiful Book of Bass Tour has announced Canadian dates! Event Tickets are available now in select markets at Rush.com/geddylee One special stop on the tour will be in Calgary where Geddy Lee will open Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Bass Exhibition at Studio Bell at The National Music Centre (NMC), highlighting a selection of his rare and iconic bass guitars Following Geddy Lee’s Big Book of Bass Exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Studio Bell is hosting the first Canadian exhibit of the artist’s bass guitars, with 26 instruments curated by Lee himself. Lee has spent years collecting

 

Rush Fan Day at Rock Hall

ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME CELEBRATES RUSH FAN DAY JANUARY 19th New Exhibit and Book Signing with Geddy Lee Hall of Fame Series Interview with Geddy Lee, Hosted by Bandmate Alex Lifeson  Tickets Available at Ticketing.rockhall.com  as of Thursday Jan 10 at 10AM ET  The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame welcomes 2013 Inductees Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush for a Fan Day on Saturday, January 19 at the Museum. Having played the bass guitar for over four decades, Lee has spent years collecting hundreds of vintage bass guitars. The sizeable collection turned into the impetus behind Lee’s new book, Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass,

 

Geddy Lee Toronto Indigo Signing

We have managed to squeeze in one more signing before the holidays! Geddy Lee will be signing books at IndigoSpirit at First Canadian Place in Toronto on Monday, December 17th at noon. Given the busy time of year, ‘tickets’ for this event will be made available tomorrow (Thursday, December 6th at 10 AM ET) at www.indigo.ca/events The purchase of the book from this event link will be the sale of the book and all details for the event can be found at www.indigo.ca/events and listed below A limited number of tickets are available for purchase through Ticketscene Limit of 2 tickets per person Each Ticket price includes one (1) signed

 

Geddy Lee BOOKENDS Signing

The first book signing by Geddy Lee for his forthcoming ‘Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass’ has been revealed. Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Bookends 5:00 PM 211 East Ridgewood Ave.  Ridgewood, NJ  07450 To get a book for this signing and all details, please go to this link  

 

Geddy Lee “Rush of Nature”

GEDDY LEE TEAMS UP WITH THE CANADIAN WILDLIFE FEDERATION TO OFFER FANS A “RUSH OF NATURE”  The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is making available 150 limited edition numbered and autographed prints of wildlife photography taken and donated by Geddy Lee. CWF’s “RUSH of Nature” initiative gives RUSH fans an opportunity to share in Lee’s love of wildlife photography while helping support CWF’s wildlife conservation programs across the country. The 150 prints will each sell for $150 as part of CWF’s Canada 150 celebration designed to encourage Canadians to #ConserveTheWonder. “We are extremely thankful that Geddy is as adept with a camera as he is with his bass,” said Shauna Pichosky,

 

Rush to receive Key to YYZ

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

 

Geddy Lee King Penguin Print for CWF

Geddy Lee has released a photograph titled “King Penguin Colony” that he took at Volunteer Point while in the Falkland Islands in Feb 2016 in support of the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF). The CWF is celebrating National Wildlife Week April 10-16 and their “Wild Art Exhibit” will feature Lee’s photograph. There are 100 autographed prints available for purchase with all proceeds going to the Canadian Wildlife Federation. Look at that baby penguin resting on the parents’ foot….Get your King Penguin Colony print here!      

 

Geddy Lee talks Rush’s 2112 track-by-track

On the looming 40th anniversary of seminal album 2112 in April, Geddy Lee walks Music Radar through the various chapters of 2112‘s conceptual sublimity, “if I can remember what they all are, that is!” Read the full interview here.