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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The Toronto Sun’s Jane Stevenson posted a review of Rush’s first of two shows on their R40 Live tour at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre
Rush announced today that both hometown Toronto performances will be filmed. Fans who have their coveted tickets to the sold out shows in Toronto are encouraged to represent and wear Rush shirts, bring signs and come ready with their ‘outside’ voices.
Geddy Lee recalls attending a Cream concert at famed Massey Hall in Toronto, and says the historic venue, which is entering a seven-year revitalization, is like a “memorial plaque” for music.