Is R40 a Farewell Tour for Rush?

Updated: Read the R40 Tulsa Review Rush fans everywhere began mapping out dates and clearing calendars after the announcement today of the R40 tour starting in May. However, in all the excitement, many who jumped to the dates and places may have overlooked a notable sentence in the press release: Rush is ready to celebrate with the most loyal fans in the world by embarking on their 21st tour, one which will most likely be their last major tour of this magnitude. It’s certainly not definitive, leaves a window open for future plans, but the comment is telling and quite … Continue reading Is R40 a Farewell Tour for Rush?

Concert Review: Gin Blossoms at Snoqualmie Casino

NOTE: For a review of the 25 Miserable Years Tour click here. A rather lazy crowd greeted the Gin Blossoms first show of 2015 on Friday at the Snoqualmie Casino in Snoqualmie, WA where the band played a 16-song, 90 minute set in front of about 600 people. A large portion of those in attendance remained seated for much of the concert including folks in the front rows which even singer Robin Wilson tried, mostly unsuccessfully, to get to their feet throughout the course of the show. Granted Gin Blossoms’ music isn’t hard-charging rock but, hey, it’s still the Gin … Continue reading Concert Review: Gin Blossoms at Snoqualmie Casino