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  • VH1 Classic to Celebrate "Rush Hashanah" on Wednesday, Sept. 28

    Fri, 23 Sep 2011 17:02:25

    VH1 Classic to Celebrate "Rush Hashanah" on Wednesday, Sept. 28 - Tune in at 7 PM

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    VH1 Classic is once again ringing in the Jewish New Year with a 24-hour marathon of Canada's greatest music export, Rush. "Rush Hashanah" begins Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7PM and features the world premiere of Rush: Time Machine.

    Rush: Time Machine delivers the first live performance of the entire Moving Pictures album and other fan favorites from their many celebrated albums. The Rush extravaganza will include unforgettable concerts, performances and a behind-the-scenes look into the phenomenal 40-year career.

    Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7 PM and ending on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7PM, the Rush takeover on VH1 Classic will give viewers the opportunity to immerse themselves in all things Rush. With a glimpse into the renowned band's life with the award-winning VH1 Rock Doc Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage and classic albums 2112 and Moving Pictures, there is no portion of Rush's legacy that will go unseen. Relive throwback hits with memorable concerts including the world premiere of Rush: Time Machine and other hit concerts including "Rush in Rio" and "R30."

    Additional information for "Rush Hashanah" is below:

    Classic Albums: Rush 2112 and Moving Pictures premieres Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7PM ET/PT. It's the story of the making of two of Rush's greatest albums.

    Rush: Time Machine premieres Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 8PM ET/PT. Filmed in Cleveland in April 2011, Time Machine was an evening with Rush, where the band performed new songs, classic hits and, for the first time ever, performed the Moving Pictures album in its entirety.

    Rock Doc: Rush- Beyond the Lighted Stage premieres Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 10:30PM ET/PT The doc explores the phenomenon behind the 40-year career of the legendary rock group Rush and features never-before-seen archival footage and interviews with the band.

    Other highlights: Classic in Concert: Rush: R30 premieres Thursday, Sept. 29 at 1AM ET/PT, where Rush performed live on Sept. 24, 2004 in Frankfurt, Germany. Classic in Concert: Rush In Rio premieres Thursday, Sept. 29 at 12PM ET/PT. It was Taped in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the final night of Rush's 2002 Vapor Trails Tour.

    Are you going to celebrate "Rush Hashanah?"

    —Maggie Pannacione
    09.23.11



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