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Alex Lifeson attends Orbit Room 16th anniversary party

Sat, Nov 13, 2010@8:02AM | comments

UPDATE - 11/19@2:04PM: For anyone on Facebook, State of Grace was at the party and took a bunch of great photos which you can check out in this gallery.

UPDATE - 11/17@9:37AM: The unknown song in the first set was Pass the Peas by the JBs and you can watch the video courtesy Andrew W at this link.

UPDATE - 11/15@8:38AM: The Canadian Music Scene posted a BUNCH of great photos from the party at this link. I see quite a few familiar faces there!

UPDATE - 11/15@7:55AM: Here's the video of Peter Gunn Theme along with another great photo of Big Al Dexter courtesy Andrew W.

UPDATE - 11/14@12:43AM: Here's the Limelight video (thanks DudesRocks) and Tom Sawyer (thanks RushFanForever):

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UPDATE - 11/13@6:07PM: Here's video of For What It's Worth and White Rabbit courtesy Andrew W.

UPDATE - 11/13@5:01PM: Here's some video of In The Mood and Won't Get Fooled Again courtesy DukesRocks.

UPDATE - 11/13@2:03PM: Reader Andrew W sent me some more photos and provided a few more details. Orbit Room co-owner Tim Notter was there celebrating his 60th birthday. Alex sat in with The Dexters for the first set and the Dave Murphy Band for the second set. For the first set they played For What It's Worth by Buffalo Springfield, White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane, another song he couldn't identify and Peter Gunn Theme by Henri Mancini. Al and the Dave Murphy Band played the 4 Rush songs listed below for the 2nd set.

As I'd mentioned in yesterday's Friday Rush updates post Alex Lifeson's Toronto night club - The Orbit Room - held their 16th anniversary party yesterday evening. Just as in prior years, Big Al Lifeson showed up for the event and mingled with some fans. Reader DukesRocks reports that Alex sat in for two sets with the Dave Murphy Band. The first set was mostly some funk tunes and for the second set, they covered Tom Sawyer, In The Mood, Limelight and the Who's Won't Get Fooled Again. Reader Andrew W was also in attendance and snapped a photo of Al behind the bar. More photos and hopefully some video will be forthcoming.

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