Rush Tour Dates and Setlists


"The only thing worse than touring is not touring." - Neil Peart

Rush tour dates compiled from information at the now defunct National Midnight Star with additions provided by Broon Jr., Heiko Klages, Analog Kid Audio Video, Skip Daly, the Blue Oyster Cult history project, and visitors to this site. Setlists compiled from information at the now defunct Rush Setlist Project, with corrections found in the detailed show listings found at the Digital Rush Experience. Please feel free to email any corrections or additions.


Album Tracks Never Performed Live

Take A Friend
Before And After
Making Memories
Rivendell
1The Fountain Of Lamneth
Lessons
Tears
Madrigal
Different Strings
Losing It
Emotion Detector
Open Secrets
Second Nature
Tai Shan
High Water
Chain Lighting
Anagram
Red Tide
Hand Over Fist
Available Light
Face Up
The Big Wheel
Heresy
Neurotica
You Bet Your Life
Cut To The Chase
Alien Shore
Speed Of Love
Everyday Glory
The Color Of Right
Totem
Dog Years
Carve Away The Stone
Peaceable Kingdom
The Stars Look Down
How It Is
Vapor Trail
Sweet Miracle
Nocturne
Freeze
Out Of The Cradle
Bravest Face
Good News First
We Hold On
BU2B2

1Unknown, as no authentic COS Tour headline setlists have been found, but unlikely

Unreleased Live Songs (1974-Present)

2Garden Road
2Fancy Dancer
Need Some Love
Here Again
Best I Can
The Necromancer
3I Think I'm Going Bald
Twilight Zone
Hemispheres
Chemistry
Countdown
Kid Gloves
Afterimage
Red Lenses
4Prime Mover
5Lock And Key
Superconductor
Scars
War Paint
Cold Fire
Double Agent
Time And Motion
Half The World
Limbo
Virtuality
Ceiling Unlimited

2Rush original never
recorded in studio
3Confirmed by Ian Grandy and Skip Gildersleeve
4Included on ASOH Video
5Included on certain ASOH Laserdiscs and R40 bonus disc

The Early Years
1968 - 1973

RUSHRush Tour
February 4 - January 31, 1975
RUSH released: March 1974 (Canada), August 10, 1974 (USA)

Fly By NightFly By Night Tour
February 14 - June 29, 1975
Fly By Night released: February 15, 1975

Caress Of SteelCaress of Steel Tour (Down The Tubes Tour)
September 26, 1975 - January 10, 1976
Caress Of Steel released: September 1975

21122112 Tour
February 9, 1976 - August 1, 1976
2112 released: released March 1976

All The World's A StageAll The World's A Stage Tour
August 8, 1976 - June 13, 1977
All The World's A Stage released: September 29, 1976

A Farewell To KingsA Farewell to Kings Tour (Drive 'Til You Die Tour)
August 23, 1977 - May 28, 1978
A Farewell To Kings released: September 1977

HemispheresHemispheres Tour (Tour of the Hemispheres)
October 14, 1978 - June 4, 1979
Hemispheres released: October 28th 1978

Permanent WavesPermanent Waves Tour
January 17, 1980 - June 22, 1980
Permanent Waves released: January 14, 1980

Moving PicturesMoving Pictures Tour
February 19, 1981 - July 5, 1981
Moving Pictures released: February 7th 1981

Exit...Stage LeftExit...Stage Left Tour
October 29, 1981 - December 22, 1981
Exit...Stage Left released: October 1981

SignalsSignals Tour (New World Tour)
September 3, 1982 - July 23, 1983
Signals released: September 25th, 1982

Grace Under PressureGrace Under Pressure Tour
May 7, 1984 - November 25, 1984
Grace Under Pressure released: April 12th, 1984

Power WindowsPower Windows Tour
December 4, 1985 - May 26, 1986
Power Windows released: October 29th 1985

Hold Your FireHold Your Fire Tour
October 29, 1987 - May 5, 1988
Hold Your Fire released: September 8th 1987

PrestoPresto Tour
February 15, 1990 - June 29, 1990
Presto released November 21, 1989

Roll The BonesRoll The Bones Tour
October 25, 1991 - June 28, 1992
Roll The Bones released September 3, 1991

CounterpartsCounterparts Tour
January 22, 1994 - May 7, 1994
Counterparts released: October 19, 1993

Test For EchoTest for Echo Tour
October 19 - December 15, 1996; May 7 - July 4, 1997
Test For Echo released: September 10th 1996

Vapor TrailsVapor Trails Tour
June 28, 2002 - Nov. 23, 2002
Vapor Trails released May 14th 2002

FeedbackR30: 30th Anniversary Tour
May 26, 2004 - Oct. 1, 2004
Rush In Rio released October 21, 2003
Feedback released June 29, 2004

Snakes & ArrowsSnakes & Arrows Tour
June 13 - Oct. 29, 2007; April 11 - July 24, 2008
Snakes & Arrows released May 1, 2007
Snakes & Arrows Live released April 15, 2008

Time Machine TourTime Machine Tour
June 29 - October 17, 2010; March 30 - July 2, 2011
Caravan single released June 1, 2010

Clockwork AngelsClockwork Angels Tour
September 7 - December 2 2012; April 23, 2013 - August 4, 2013
Clockwork Angels released: June 12th 2012
Clockwork Angels Tour released November 19, 2013