Peart, who died on January 20 after succumbing to brain cancer, is the subject of A Night For Neil, to be held in his hometown of St Catherines, Ontario on May 16.
The event, which is being organised in conjunction with Peart’s family, is set to feature an array of performers and speakers to pay tribute to the drummer.
Proceeds from the event will go to the charities Overtime Angels, the St Catherines Hospital and Walker Cancer Center, the Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre in Hamilton, Ontario and The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, Ontario.
“We are especially pleased to be able to support this charity event that will benefit some much-needed organizations that are close to our hearts,” said the drummer’s parents, Glen and Betty Peart
Tickets for A Night For Neil go onsale on Friday, February 28.
News of Peart’s death at the age of 67 was confirmed by his Rush bandmates Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson, who said: “It is with broken hearts and the deepest sadness that we must share the terrible news that on Tuesday our friend, soul brother and band mate of over 45 years, Neil, has lost his incredibly brave three and a half year battle with brain cancer (Glioblastoma).”
Members of Metallica, Black Sabbath, Kiss, Judas Priest, Foo Fighters and more paid tribute to Peart.
Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl called Peart “a kind, thoughtful, brilliant man” in a statement which reads: “Today, the world lost a true giant in the history of rock and roll. An inspiration to millions with an unmistakable sound who spawned generations of musicians – like myself – to pick up two sticks and chase a dream.
A fan-led petition to have a statue or plaque dedicated to Peart placed at Lakeside Park in St. Catharines, Canada, has gathered more than 20,000 signatures. The location was made famous thanks to Rush’s classic Caress Of Steel track in 1975 – and according to St. Catharines newspaper The Standard, Peart’s family are “fully on board” with the idea.
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- Rush - Grace Under Pressure - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £12.00, $16.32, €13.44 (Back In Stock) (arrived 18-Feb-2021 06:32)on March 8, 2021 at 12:40 pm
RUSH Grace Under Pressure (1984 UK 8-track LP, including Distant Early Warning, Kid Gloves and Between The Wheels, picture sleeve with lyric inner. The inner shows some light foxing, otherwise the sleeve and vinyl are in excellent condition VERH12)
- Rush - Permanent Waves - mid 80s - UK - vinyl LP - £25.00, $34.00, €28.00 (New Item) (arrived 14-Jan-2021 11:47)on March 8, 2021 at 12:40 pm
RUSH Permanent Waves (Mid 80s UK issue of the 1980 6-track vinyl LP, including the Rush fan favourites The Spirit Of Radio and Freewill, closing with the full-blownl epic Natural Science, gloss picture sleeve with blank newspaper headline andlyric inner. The sleeve shows just a little light edgewear and the vinyl looks barely played)
- Rush - Hemispheres - Tour Of The Hemispheres - UK - tour programme - £35.00, $47.60, €39.20 (New Item) (arrived 03-Dec-2020 11:31)on March 8, 2021 at 12:40 pm
RUSH Hemispheres - Tour Of The Hemispheres (Original 1979 UK 24-page 8½" x 11" tour programme, packed with superb photographs along with band member information, discography, UK & European tour dates & a 'behind the scenes' article by Sounds'Geoff Barton, as well as a page dedicated to the support act Max Webster. This has been stored away for many years, we don't even think this ended up at any of the shows. With just a little minor age wear & the odd faint crease, this tour brochure remains in Excellent condition)
- Rush - R40 - UK - Blu Ray - £95.00, $129.20, €106.40 (New Item) (arrived 11-Dec-2020 16:53)on March 8, 2021 at 12:40 pm
RUSH R40 (2014 UK Deluxe 6 x Blu-Ray Set [region B/2, 16:9 aspect ratio, 1147 mins], marking the 40th anniversary of the release of Rush's eponymous debut album in 1974. This superb collector's box set brings together live performances from each decade of Rush's career. It includes Rush In Rio, R30, Snakes & Arrows Live, Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland & Clockwork Angels Tour plus a bonus disc of previously unseen live material stretching from 1974 to 2013. Also contains the rarely performed full 7-part version of 2112 filmed in 1997 amidst over three hours of largely unseen material including previously unreleased tracks from 1974 performed with original drummer John Rutsey. All discs are contained in a 12" x 9" 56-page hardback book filled with memorabilia & photographs documenting 40 years of Rush live in concert. The cover displays some light general wear and includes the tracklisting insert, overall an excellent example ERBRD5236)
- Rush - Beyond The Lighted Stage - UK - Blu Ray - £24.99, $33.99, €27.99 (New Item) (arrived 11-Dec-2020 17:23)on March 8, 2021 at 12:40 pm
RUSH Beyond The Lighted Stage (2010 UK BLU-RAY DISC. The first ever in-depth look at the history and incredible influence of the legendary multi-million selling rock band Rush. From the makers of Iron Maiden's epic 'Flight 666', this remarkable film takes you on a unique journey exclusively documenting their illustrious career and fascinating musical evolution from conception to present. Ccombines candid band member interviews and performance footage with material from the massive Rush audio-visual archive and many more; standard case with picture inlay and remains factory sealed)