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es156
04-23-2011, 03:05 PM
Tour: Time Machine Tour 2011
Headliner: Rush
Support: None
Venue: KFC Yum Center, Louisville, KY
Date: April 5th, 2011
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Set List:

01. The Spirit Of Radio
02. Time Stand Still
03. Presto
04. Stick It Out
05. Working Them Angels
06. Leave That Thing Alone
07. Faithless
08. BU2B
09. Freewill
10. Marathon
11. Subdivisions

12. Tom Sawyer
13. Red Barchetta
14. YYZ
15. Limelight
16. The Camera Eye
17. Witch Hunt
18. Vital Signs
19. Caravan
20. Drum Solo
21. Closer To The Heart (Alex Acoustic Intro)
22. 2112 Part 1: Overture
23. 2112 Part 2: The Temples Of Syrinx
24. Far Cry

25. La Villa Strangiato
26. Working Man (Reggae Intro)


First Set: 7.40-8.47
Second Set: 9.12-10.46

Bass/Vocals/Keyboards: Geddy Lee
Guitar: Alex Lifeson
Drums: Neil Peart


Another amazing Rush show. April 5th, 1988 was my first Rush concert so this was the 23rd anniversary of that show. I snagged 9th row dead center through the pre-sale and the sound was excellent.

The KFC Yum Center is a brand new arena that was opened on October 10th, 2010. It is a very nice arena despite the incredibly dumb name. I hate corporate naming rights.

I was slightly disappointed that they did not change the set list for this leg of the tour but it is still a great set. Seeing the entire Moving Pictures album played live is worth the price of admission for me. Unfortunately, during The Camera Eye some drunken idiot in the row in front of me was getting kicked out and he somehow managed to fall and injure himself. They had to bring in paramedics and a stretcher just to haul the fat slob out. The kids he was with were laughing about the whole deal, so my guess is that he was faking the injury. Thanks for ruining part of the show for the rest of us, jerk! Other than that, the set was flawless. The guys really seemed to be enjoying themselves and I even saw Neil smile a couple of times! I would definitely see this show again if I had the chance.



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PowerMaiden
04-23-2011, 03:11 PM
nice pics !


Cheers !
PowerMaiden

treghet
04-23-2011, 03:13 PM
Thanks for posting pictures! Reminds me how amazing the show last year was.

NickLed19
04-23-2011, 03:34 PM
Really cool pics, saw the show before yours in Nashville. Maybe the best concert I have ever seen.

JudasPriest89
04-23-2011, 06:21 PM
REALLY Good show, I felt weird because I had long hair and a Van halen shirt and everyone else seemed like old people who were over that, haha

NickLed19
04-23-2011, 09:28 PM
REALLY Good show, I felt weird because I had long hair and a Van halen shirt and everyone else seemed like old people who were over that, haha

I had a Van Halen shirt on as well, was with a friend who had his Metal Vest on. Everyone was looking at us, like wtf? I like die hard Rush fans though.

PlaysWithKnives
04-23-2011, 10:24 PM
Great pics, man. Saw that show last summer. Freakin incredible! Even in their advanced age they are better than even. I can't even mow the lawn without pulling a hammy :D

KFC Yum center? That is by far the worst name for a venue ever

Maiden33
04-23-2011, 10:29 PM
Bahaha, The "KFC Yum! Center"? :lol: :lol: :lol:

Alduin
04-24-2011, 01:21 AM
i wore a decrepit birth shirt to the hamilton show :rocker:

jhdeity
04-24-2011, 02:24 AM
Great pics man! That 2nd set including encores is truly one for the annals!

Maidenmagic
04-24-2011, 06:06 AM
Great pics, man. Saw that show last summer. Freakin incredible! Even in their advanced age they are better than even. I can't even mow the lawn without pulling a hammy :D

KFC Yum center? That is by far the worst name for a venue ever

I think the winner is the "1-800 Ask Gary ampitheater. I'll be seeing Rush on June 10th.

brutal_descent
04-24-2011, 06:22 AM
I think the winner is the "1-800 Ask Gary ampitheater. I'll be seeing Rush on June 10th.

In Moscow we have a popular indie club called Milk :D
We used to have one called Orange (Апельсин)