RUSH Guitarist Says THE TRAGICALLY HIP 'Truly Are The Quintessential Canadian Band'

May 26, 2009

RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson performed the two-song encore with Canadian rockers THE TRAGICALLY HIP at the conclusion of their six-night stand on May 19, 2009 at Massey Hall in Toronto, Ontario.

A short article written by Lifeson which describes the experience from his perspective as well as detailing how it came to be can be found at

Check out video footage of the performance below.

THE TRAGICALLY HIP members are big fans of RUSH (and vice versa). They opened for them once on the "Roll The Bones" tour at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto and also have covered "Limelight".


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