Rush Extends North American Tour

Canadian band adds several more stops north of the border.

Jennifer Coxby Jennifer Cox

Iconic Canadian group Rush have added a number of shows to their upcoming tour, stoping in a number of places that haven`t seen the band performing there in over a decade.

The Clockwork Angels Tour will visit an additional 15 cities from June to August across North America, following the previously announced spring dates. The second leg will begin in Hershey on June 21st and end in Kansas City on August 4th.

"Clockwork Angels," the band's 19th studio album, produced three top 5 hits with “The Wreckers” going to #3, “Caravan” peaking at #2, and “Headlong Flight” topping the chart at #1. At the end of 2012, Rush won both the Band of the Year and Album of the Year awards at the Classic Rock Awards in London, UK, and this year, bandmates Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in LA on April 18th.

Rush's Clockwork Angels North American Tour 2013 begins on April 23rd in Austin, Texas and includes performances in Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, Nashville, Raleigh, Virginia Beach, Baltimore, Uncasville, and Atlantic City this spring. After returning from their European dates, a second leg will begin in June that will include stops in Hershey, Wantagh, Saratoga, Chicago, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Calgary, Vancouver, Portland, Salt Lake City, Denver, Kansas City, Hamilton, and will finally return to Grand Rapids and Halifax for the first time in decades.

For a complete listing of show dates, visit their official website.

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