Canadian rock legends RUSH kicked off their "R40 Live" 40th-anniversary tour on May 8 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The concert featured no opening act and contained a number of video vignettes created for the tour, including an animated sequence shown at the start of the show that displayed the progression of the trio throughout the years.
Fan-filmed video footage of the entire Tulsa concert can be seen below.
"This is the very first show," bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee told the crowd after a few songs, according to TulsaWorld.com. "We're celebrating way too many years of music."
The band's setlist was as follows:
Intro video - The World is ... The World is
* Clockwork Angels
* The Anarchist
* Headlong Flight (with mini drum solo)
* Far Cry
* Main Monkey Business
* One Little Victory
* Roll The Bones
* Distant Early Warning
Intro video - No Country for Old Hens
* Tom Sawyer
* Red Barchetta
* The Spirit Of Radio
* Jacob's Ladder
* Cygnus X-1 Book Two: Hemispheres - Prelude
* Cygnus X-1 Book One - The Voyage: Part 1
* Drum Solo
* Cygnus X-1 Book One - The Voyage: Part 3
* Closer To The Heart
* 2112 Overture/Temples of Syrinx/Presentation/Grand Finale
Intro Video: Mel's Rockpile starring Eugene Levy
* Lakeside Park
* What You're Doing
* Working Man
Outro Video: Exit Stage Left
The "R40 Live" tour will wrap on August 1 in Los Angeles, California at the Forum.
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