CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Together with Rounder Records, NCM Fathom Events brings a rare VIP concert experience to fans with the one-night cinema event “RUSH: Clockwork Angels Tour” on Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:00 p.m. local time. The “RUSH: Clockwork Angels Tour” event is a celebration for passionate and loyal Rush fans to experience a big screen taste of the band’s upcoming, long-anticipated DVD release and relive the tour. Pre-recorded in Dallas and Phoenix on the band's extensive “Clockwork Angels Tour,” the 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees perform such classics such as "Tom Sawyer," "The Spirit of Radio" and "2112" alongside newly arranged material featuring the Clockwork Angels String Ensemble, which marks the first time the trio has taken additional musicians on stage. This epic fan experience also features 25 minutes of exclusive, behind-the-scenes Rush footage that includes interviews with all three members and offers a rare glimpse into the band’s touring life.
Tickets for “RUSH: Clockwork Angels Tour” will be available Thursday, Oct. 31 at 21:12 (9:12 p.m. ET) online at www.FathomEvents.com and at participating theater box offices. The event will be presented in more than 350 select movie theaters around the country through NCM’s exclusive Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the NCM Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
With more than 40 million records sold worldwide and countless sold-out tours, Rush –Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart– are not only one of the most inventive and compelling groups in rock history, but remains one of the most popular. “Their influence is undeniable…and their legacy is that of a band that stayed true to themselves no matter how uncool they may have seemed to anyone. I think it’s safe to say that Rush are indeed a band that has balls…and they’ve ALWAYS been cool,” said Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters, during Rush’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
“Rush rocks, plain and simple, and their fans are truly passionate,” said Dan Diamond, senior vice president of NCM Fathom Events. “The ‘RUSH: Clockwork Angels Tour’ up on the big screen, front row center with theater sound, will be a concert experience their fans will never forget.”
Rush burst out of Canada in the early 1970s with one of the most powerful and identifiable sounds of the decade. Their 1976 magnum opus “2112” represents progressive rock at its finest, but their catalogue also features shorter, but no less dynamic, tunes such as “Tom Sawyer,” “The Spirit Of Radio” and “Limelight” that remain in constant rotation on radio to this day. Absolutely uncompromising in every conceivable way, the trio has cultivated the largest cult fan base in rock while still managing to fill every arena in the country. They are a band completely removed from the mainstream music scene, and yet somehow remain one of the most popular rock bands in the world. It is a dichotomy that has fueled them from the very beginning. Their newest release, “Clockwork Angels,” is as bold and ambitious as any of their works, and though the band is entering their 40th year together, their music is as vital and relevant as it has ever been.
About National CineMedia (NCM)
National CineMedia (NCM) operates NCM Media Networks, a leading integrated media company reaching U.S. consumers in movie theaters, online and through mobile technology. The NCM Cinema Network and NCM Fathom Events present cinema advertising and events across the nation’s largest digital in-theater network, comprised of theaters owned by AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) and other leading regional theater circuits. NCM’s theater advertising network covers 183 Designated Market Areas® (49 of the top 50) and includes approximately 19,700 screens (approximately 18,900 digital). During 2012, over 710 million patrons attended movies shown in theaters in which NCM currently has exclusive, cinema advertising agreements in place. The NCM Fathom Events live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is comprised of approximately 750 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). The NCM Interactive Network offers 360-degree integrated marketing opportunities in combination with cinema, encompassing 41 entertainment-related websites, online widgets and mobile applications. National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) owns a 47.2% interest in and is the managing member of National CineMedia LLC. For more information, visit www.ncm.com or www.FathomEvents.com. (NCMI-E)
About New Rounder LLC
Rounder, part of the Concord Music Group, has worked with Rush for over a decade on their video projects. Concord Music Group is one of the largest independent record and music publishing companies in the world.
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