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Friday, June 28, 2013

Rush 2013 Clockwork Angels tour Chicago open thread
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UPDATE - 6/30@10:03PM: Here's a photo gallery from the Chicago Tribune (thanks Patrick).

UPDATE - 6/29@1:37PM: Official photos from last night have been posted at Rush.com including several of the Stanley Cup appearance. John over at Cygnus-X1.net also posted this great gallery of photos. There's also this review from The Chicago Tribune (thanks MadRushian).

UPDATE - 6/29@10:15AM: Here's some even better footage (thanks yiddishrush worshipper).

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UPDATE - 6/29@9:51AM: The setlist was Night B - version 5 and - as many folks had speculated - the Stanley Cup made an appearance along with a few Chicago Blackhawks players. Right before YYZ Geddy announced a special guest - Lord Stanley, and the gnomes brought out a road crate and produced a tiny Stanley Cup (like in the This is Spinal Tap movie) - then some some players led by Daniel Carcillo came out with the real cup (thanks hazlnut). The whole thing lasted about 2 minutes and you can see some grainy YouTube footage of it here (thanks The Mighty Dudad). There's also this meet and greet photo of Carcillo with Geddy, Alex and the Cup that Rush posted to Twitter.

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UPDATE - 6/28@9:38PM: The setlist looks like it might be Night B - version 5 (thanks Kelly D).

Rush Clockwork Angels 2013 tourRush will roll the Clockwork Angels tour into Chi-town tonight to play the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park for show #23 of the 2013 tour. The band played their Night A set for the Saratoga Springs crowd Tuesday night, so fans should be seeing one of the Night B sets tonight. I'll post any setlist information as soon as I learn about it. For everyone going to tonight's show, have fun, stay safe, and be sure to share your photos, videos and reports with us. RuussshhhH!!!

Date/Time: Friday, June 28th @ 7:30PM
Show Number: 23
Venue: First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Place: Tinley Park, IL (outside Chicago)

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#1 - Posted 6/28/13 @12:25PM by Alexfan [contact]

Drum Roll Professor Please........

First.
#2 - Posted 6/28/13 @12:32PM by PDH

Will the Stanley Cup be making an appearance tonight?
#3 - Posted 6/28/13 @1:11PM by jiminseattle [contact]

Alright windy city! Rush on tonight and have a blast. Oh the wind can carry.
#4 - Posted 6/28/13 @2:13PM by TomHealey [contact]

#2 - We can hope, but I think odds are better than 50-50 that Geddy will don some Hawks gear tonight.
#5 - Posted 6/28/13 @2:42PM by davegto67 [contact]

I'm going to say that it's a strong possibility that Lord Stanley will be in attendance tonight. I've not heard any rumors or anything, but there was a reason that 5 Hawks were on stage at the Chicago show last September...One can only hope!
#6 - Posted 6/28/13 @2:49PM by Gardener [contact]

At the end of the WGN coverage of this morning's Hawks victory rally, Dan Roan (WGN sportscaster) said he had a feeling that The Cup will be at the Rush show tonight. We shall see!!
#7 - Posted 6/28/13 @2:53PM by TomHealey [contact]

I've heard that they said the same thing on The Score. How cool would that be?
#8 - Posted 6/28/13 @2:57PM by The Mighty Dudad [contact]

Daniel Carcillo (LW for the Blackhawks), tweeted this yesterday @CarBombBoom13 (yes, strange handle but legit it is him).

Daniel Carcillo‏@CarBombBoom13
"I'm not going to lie, thoroughly enthused about catching #Rush at Tinley Park tomorrow evening. I may bring along a silver friend #boom"

Let's hope!

Can't wait for tonight. Sec 104 Row D
#9 - Posted 6/28/13 @3:17PM by Rushian Roulette [contact]

See you all tonight at the Show...I wager that the CUP will be there.

Can anyone recall any Rush tunes with Indians (Hawks) in them?

Let's hope the weather holds.
#10 - Posted 6/28/13 @3:32PM by Diego [contact]

Funny to read that #9, I just got back from lunch outside in the loop and I was thinking "I see red..." with all the people downtown for the rally. I saw the Cup go by this morning but I don't think I'll see it again tonight. It would be a nice surprise though.

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