RUSH: 'R-30' DVD To Receive World Television Premiere This Weekend

"Invisible airwaves will crackle with life" when VH1 Classic presents the world television premiere of "Rush R-30", a DVD concert performance from the band's $21 million grossing sell-out 30th Anniversary Tour. The concert will air as part of VH1 Classic's salute to RUSH the weekend of Friday, January 13.

The "Rush R-30" concert was filmed with 14 hi-definition cameras in widescreen format at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany on September 24, 2004. The concert presentation makes up the core of the "Rush R-30" two-DVD package released November 22, 2005 by Zoe Vision/Rounder Records.

The concert's 22-song set list in the concert spans RUSH's incredibly diverse 30-year career, representing 17 of the band's 18 studio albums. Electrifying performances include "Hemispheres", "The Spirit of Radio", "Anthem", "Tom Sawyer", "Subdivisions", "Earthshine", "2112", "Limelight", plus tracks from the band's 2004 covers EP "Feedback", including "Summertime Blues" and "Crossroads".

"Rush R-30" will air Friday, January 13 at 9 p.m., Saturday, January 14 at 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. and Sunday, January 15 at 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.*

In addition, VH1 Classic will air encore presentations of "Hangin' With Rush", featuring in-studio interviews with band members Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson discussing the Frankfurt concert, new album and tour plans for 2006 and how they were paid only ten dollars for their first performance as a band in a church basement in 1968.

"Hangin' With Rush" will air Friday, January 13 at 3 p.m. and 3 a.m. and Saturday, January 14 at 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.

*All times ET

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