Radio.com’s Brian Ives posted an extensive recounting of Rush’s R40 Live show on June 27th in Newark, NJ.
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Christa Titus wrote a review for Billboard about the June 27th R40 Live show in Newark: “Although the current R40 Live 40th Anniversary Tour is likely to be the band’s last major outing, guitarist Alex Lifeson, singer-bassist-keyboardist Geddy Lee and drummer Neil Peart aren’t curtailing their road work because they’ve lost the love of performing. All three of them, despite being in their 60s, played with the fervor of newbies who are still wet behind the ears.” “The satisfaction Lee and Lifeson derived from it was evident in their frequent smiles and animated posturing, while Peart could have been mistaken for being perpetually grumpy if fans didn’t already know that …
“For three gentlemen over 60, Messrs. Lee, Lifeson and Peart played with the energy of teenagers first thrust upon the world’s stage”