Well, Las Vegas will get one more Rush show after all.
The Fremont Street Experience is paying tribute to the legendary rock band and late drummer Neil Peart at 9 p.m. Friday. An hourlong audio and video showcase titled “Rush Hour” is planned for new-and-improved, mind-blowing FSE Viva Vision canopy.
Videos of Peart performing with Rush will be played on the LED panels 90 feet above street level. The cover band Alter Ego will perform “Tom Sawyer” to kick off the music segment. DJs will alternate such Rush staples as “Limelight” and “The Spirit of Radio.”
Peart died Jan. 7 after a three-year battle with brain cancer, a fight he kept private from the band’s legions of fans. Rush’s final Las Vegas show was at MGM Grand Garden in July 2015, on its “R40” 40th anniversary tour.
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