Rush Across The Pond

Rush takes its “Clockwork Angels Tour” across the Atlantic for shows in the U.K. and Germany in 2013.

Photo: Joseph Dowling Center, Dallas, TX

It’s never too early to begin planning your 2013 Rush agenda. Newly released dates from the band’s HQ show the Canadian prog-rockers playing England and Scotland in May and Germany in June with some presales beginning today.

Here’s the plan (all dates are 2013).

May 22 – Manchester, England, Manchester Arena
May 24 – London, England, The O2
May 26 – Birmingham, England, LG Arena
May 28 – Sheffield, England, Motorpoint Arena
May 30 – Glasgow, Scotland, S.E.C.C.
June 4 – Cologne, Germany, Lanxess Arena
June 6 – Berlin, Germany, O2 World.

Fan club presales for Germany begin today, United Kingdom tomorrow. Live Nation will launch a presale for the U.K. June 17. General onsales begin May 18 for the U.K., May 19 for Germany.

VIP packages are also available with perks including one reserved ticket within 15 rows of the stage, an exclusive Rush tour item, a set of official guitar picks, a commemorative concert ticket and tour laminate.

Photo: Chris McKay /
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Alpharetta, Ga.

Rush also added a second 2012 date for Toronto – Oct. 16 at Air Canada Centre. Presales begin next week. Browse on over to for more information.