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Rush frontman Geddy Lee began his acceptance speech at the exclusive Artists For Peace and Justice gala in Toronto on Saturday night (Sept. 11) by cracking a few jokes and being characteristically...
Rush singer/bassist Geddy Lee, who had been twice honoured for major humanitarian awards by the Canadian music industry alongside his bandmates, will accept a solo Lifetime Achievement Award this...
Dine Alone Records and musician Dallas Green raised $175,000 for five organizations in support of the Black Lives Matter movement with an 11-day raffle. People were invited to donate $10 for each...
At the end of an announcement confirming the death of their bandmate and lifelong friend Neil Peart, and asking for privacy to mourn, Rush singer/bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson...
Canadian comedy titans — and we mean titans — took part in an all-star benefit for Spinal Cord Injury Ontario at Second City Toronto's mainstage on July 17, raising $325,000....
Rush may be loud onstage but the legendary Canadian rock band, which has sold more than 40 million albums in 40 years, is quiet off stage, especially when it comes to philanthropy.   The...
Rock band Rush are donating $40,000 to the cancer research cause of Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie. The famed Canadian trio recently announced they were donating the money to the Gord Downie Fund...
After 40 years, 40 million albums, and numerous Juno awards, Rush have become Canadian rock legends and next April Toronto’s Canadian Music Week will honour the band with the Allan Slaight...
More than $25,000 was raised for the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation by Toronto rock band Rush during its hockey kit tour. What is a hockey kit tour, one might ask? Why, it’s a drum kit...
The members of legendary Canadian rock trio Rush have been raising funds or awareness for various causes since their very first shows at Toronto’s Maple Leaf Gardens more than 40 years ago, and...

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