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Rush Clockwork Angels tour Pittsburgh open thread

Tue, Sep 11, 2012@12:52PM | comments removed/disabled

UPDATE - 9/13@1:21PM: Here's a preview article from that was posted a couple days prior to the show. It contains some interesting historical tidbits about the first couple of times that Rush ever played Pittsburgh.

UPDATE - 9/13@9:05AM: Here's a great gallery of photos posted over at

UPDATE - 9/12@5:27PM: Here's a review from

UPDATE - 9/12@9:39AM: Here's a review from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

UPDATE - 9/12@8:16AM: Reports from last night indicate that setlist A was played with a couple exceptions. Two of the songs from the B setlist were played, replacing two songs - otherwise it was setlist A. For the full setlist click here (*SPOILERS*).

UPDATE - 9/12@8:03AM: Official photos from the show are now posted at

UPDATE - 9/11@9:25PM: Reader rushriot is at the show and reports in the comments that Geddy dedicated a song to the memory of 9/11. Check the comments for the exact song that was dedicated.

UPDATE - 9/11@8:12PM: Reports from the show are confirming setlist A as we had anticipated. If anything changes I will post it here.

Rush takes the Clockwork Angels tour machine north to the Steel City of Pittsburgh to play the CONSOL Energy Center tonight. Reader Denny Crane sent in this photo of the Rush trucks and buses setting up outside the venue, so it looks like Rush has thankfully arrived in one piece! Assuming the band will be alternating between their A and B setlists from show to show, they will likely be playing their A setlist tonight. I'll be sure to post confirmation of this as I hear it to this thread, so stay tuned. For everyone going tonight, have fun, be safe and make sure to share your reports, reviews, and photos with us. Rush on!!!

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 11th @ 7:30PM
Show Number: 3
Venue: CONSOL Energy Center
Place: Pittsburgh, PA

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