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Alex Lifeson to appear with the Rheostatics at Toronto's Horseshoe Tavern next week

Wed, Nov 16, 2022@9:49AM | comments

UPDATE - 11/25@12:38PM: Unfortunately Alex was unable to participate last night due to illness:

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Canadian indie rock band the Rheostatics will be playing a series of 3 shows next week at Toronto's Horseshoe Tavern as part of the venue's 75th anniversary celebration. Rheostatics frontman Dave Bidini announced via this Facebook post last night that Rush's Alex Lifeson will be sitting in with the band for the Thursday, November 24th show. The announcement shows a photo of Alex with the caption, "This guy joining Rheos next Thursday at Horseshoe. Some tickets still left." Lifeson is a longtime friend of Bidini, and has performed with the Rheostatics on several occasions in recent years, with the most recent being back in 2019 as part of a fundraiser for Bidini's community newspaper the West End Phoenix. Tickets for next Thursday's show are still available, and you can get all the details via the Rheostatics website here. Here's some video from Alex's 2019 appearance with the Rheos: