Rush's rights management company Ole (Ole aquired the Rush catalog last year) has teamed up with Indaba Music for a Rush cover song contest where the winner will get $5,000, 2 tickets and a meet & greet for Rush's August 1st show in LA, and more. From the website:
... Rush is giving their fans a chance to cover 10 songs from their iconic catalog. Their publishing company ole is looking for creative, contemporary covers. Both covers with vocals and instrumentals will be accepted. Choose from these songs:
Fly By Night
Closer to the Heart
The Spirit of Radio
New World Man
Time Stand Still ...
In addition to the cash, tickets and meet-n-greet, the Grand Prize Winner will get a meeting with an Ole Media Management Creative Rep, a limited edition Rush Fender Squier Bass, and a lyric video of the winner's cover on Ole's YouTube channel. The 2nd and 3rd place winners will get a Rush Swag Prize Pack along with a cash prize, and the 3 most popular vote winners will receive Pro status on Indaba Music. For all the details and to submit your entry, go to this location.