Rush is a Band

A blog devoted to RUSH:
Neil Peart, Geddy Lee & Alex Lifeson

Sun, Feb 25, 2024

Rush 2013 Clockwork Angels tour Ottawa Bluesfest open thread

Mon, Jul 8, 2013@1:24PM | comments removed/disabled

UPDATE - 7/9@7:56PM: Official photos have been posted over at

UPDATE - 7/9@9:52AM: Here's a review and photo gallery from the Ottawa Sun (thanks John at and a nice photo gallery that was posted over at

UPDATE - 7/9@9:33AM: Here's a review from the Ottawa Citizen.

UPDATE - 7/8@10:59PM: The show is over and they did indeed play a special, truncated festival set. It was just about identical to the Sweden Rock Festival setlist except for the addition of one extra song from Clockwork Angels. You can check out the complete setlist here.

UPDATE - 7/8@8:49PM: Rumor has it that tonight's setlist will be a truncated, 2-hour set without intermission similar to the Sweden Rock Festival show. This is consistent with the Ottawa Bluesfest website which has them scheduled to play the Bell Stage from 8:30 to 10:30.

Rush will play the first of 2 Canadian festival shows tonight when they roll the Clockwork Angels tour into the Ottawa Bluesfest for stop #28 of the 2013 tour. They'll play the Quebec City Summer Festival later this week. Rush played one of their Night B sets for the fans in Hamilton Sunday night, so tonight's crowd should be seeing a Night A setlist. I'll post confirmation of this as soon as I learn about it. For everyone going to the show tonight, have fun, be safe, and make sure to share your photos, videos and reports with us. RUUSSSHHHH!!!!!

Date/Time: Monday, July 8th @ 8:30PM
Show Number: 28
Venue: Ottawa Bluesfest
Place: Ottawa, ON (LeBreton Flats Park)

gallery: [view] [upload] [YouTube videos]
reviews: [reviews] [setlist]

NOTE: Posts over 10 years old are partially archived. All comments, images and other embedded media have been removed.