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Rush 2008 Snakes & Arrows tour dates update

Mon, Jan 7, 2008@3:04PM | comments removed/disabled

UPDATE - 1/10@5:33PM: I've put up a new post. Please check the new post for further updates.

UPDATE - 1/10@8:53AM: Foro Sol in Mexico City is IN. So Mexico seems to have nailed 2 shows this go-around. Also I'm sad to say that Fairbanks, Alaska is off the list. They are trying to see if they can get another venue up there but it's looking unlikely. Official dates should be up on Rush.com next week.

UPDATE - 1/10@8:34AM: Quick update... SPAC in Saratoga Springs is out.

UPDATE - 1/7@5:21PM: A couple folks pointed out that it doesn't make sense that they'd play the May 1st Chile date the day immediately following the Mexico date. They're right - that info is outdated. I'm now hearing that the South American dates are more likely to take place sometime in April after the Puerto Rico show. So I'm moving those 2 dates back into the regular venues list without dates for the time being.

My old post with my original list of venues and dates for the 2008 leg of the Snakes & Arrows tour is getting a bit convoluted with updates. So I thought it was high time I put up an updated post, reorganize things a little and highlight some of the more recent updates.

In the past week we learned that Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids is off the list to be replaced by Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. This show is now set to take place on June 10th. We also learned that the band has put a hold on the Idaho Center in Boise, Idaho. In addition, a date has been set for the Monterrey, Mexico show for April 30. I've also been assured that the South American dates will happen, so there's nothing to worry about on that front. I'm unsure why those Chilean papers reported that the dates were in question.

So here's the list so far. I've broken out all the venues for which I have dates, and also the venues that are pending. However, at this point pretty much every date/venue should be considered pending until we get the official tour date announcement from the band. I'll keep updating this post as I find out more.

Venues where a tentative date has been set

Friday, April 11: Coliseo De Puerto Rico - San Juan, PR
Wednesday, April 30: Monterrey Arena - Monterrey, MEX
Tuesday, June 10: Joe Louis Arena - Detroit, MI
Monday, June 30: SPAC - Saratoga Springs, NY
Friday, July 4: Boardwalk Hall - Atlantic City, NJ
Monday, July 14: Jones Beach - Wantagh, NY

Venues without dates

Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena - Jacksonville, FL
Amway Arena - Orlando, Florida
Honda Center - Anaheim, CA
Staples Center - Los Angeles, CA
PNC Arts Center - Homdel, NJ
Oracle Arena - Oakland, CA
New Orleans Arena - New Orleans, LA
Giant Center - Hershey, PA
Scottrade Center - St.Louis, MO
Schottenstein Center - Columbus, OH
Ford Center - Oklahoma, OK
John Paul Jones Arena - Charlottesville, VA
Molson Amphitheater - Toronto, ON
Credit Union Centre - Saskatoon, SK
Sears Centre - Hoffman Estates/Chicago, IL
Civic Center - Portland, ME
Tingley Coliseum - Albuquerque, NM
Frank Erwin Center - Austin, TX
Verizon Wireless Pavilion - Charlotte, NC
New England Dodge Music Center - Hartford, CT
Estadio de Nacional Chile - Santiago, Chile
Estadio de Nacional Peru - Lima, Peru
Estadio do Maracana - Rio de Janiero, BRAZIL
Estadio do Morumbi - Sao Paulo , BRAZIL
Castelao - Fortaleza, BRAZIL
Estadio Beira-Rio - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL
El Monumental - Buenos Aires, Argentina
MTS Centre - Winnipeg, MB
Halifax Metro Centre - Halifax, NS
Harbour Station - St.John, New Brunswick
Red Rocks Amphitheater - Morrison, Colorado
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino - Las Vegas, Nevada
TD Banknorth Garden - Boston, MA (July)
Verizon Wireless Arena - Manchester, NH (July)
The Gorge Amphitheater - George, WA
Foro Sol - Mexico City

Pending Venues

Gwinnett Arena - Duluth, GA
Jobing.com Arena - Glendale, AZ
Carlson Center - Fairbanks, Alaska
Everett Events Center - Seattle, WA
U.S. Cellular Arena - Milwaukee, WI
Toyota Center - Houston, TX
Fed Ex Forum - Memphis, TN
Idaho Center - Boise, ID

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