Rush Delivers Prog Power at Cruzan

Critical condemnation and popular adulation go alarmingly hand-in-hand in the world of rock music. Often, the same qualities lead those opposing camps to their positions, and such is certainly the case for '70s and '80s progressive rock stalwart Rush. Fond of science fiction and Ayn Rand, the group often worked intricate themes into its work, coupling cryptic lyrics with a sound that worked the edges of prog and hard rock over with electrifying glints of new wave.

Location Info

Map

Cruzan Amphitheatre

601-7 Sansburys Way
West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Category: Music Venues

Region: West Palm Beach

Details

Rush, Saturday, October 2, 7:30 p.m. Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601-7 Sansbury's Way, West Palm Beach. Tickets cost $47.10 to $143.50. Call 561-795-8883, or click here.

Related Stories

More About

Take the band's most iconic track, "Tom Sawyer," which expertly blends lyrical weirdness and melodic and tempo intricacies into effective hard-rocking pop, with just enough intelligent quirkiness to keep things interesting. Some might say that the true test for any rock band is in the mark it makes on popular culture. Rush's unique take on the middle ground between arty excess and pop accessibility has clearly done a good job on this count. Not many bands can lay claim to pop culture references in sources as far apart as Pavement and Family Guy, and yet there are Geddy Lee's high voice (I wonder if he speaks like an ordinary guy) and Neil Peart, a cheese-addled cheetah's favorite drummer.

 
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments
Sort: Newest | Oldest
 
Miami Concert Tickets

Concert Calendar

  • July
  • Mon
    28
  • Tue
    29
  • Wed
    30
  • Thu
    31
  • Fri
    1
  • Sat
    2
  • Sun
    3
Loading...