Neil Peart Tribute Concert Scheduled for May 16
A Neil Peart tribute concert has been scheduled for May 16 in Peart’s hometown of St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Canada at the Meridian Centre.
Per the Ticketmaster listing for the show, “With support and blessing of the Peart Family, in this time of mourning, we invite you to celebrate the life and legacy of ‘The Professor’ and participate in The Neil Peart Fan Memorial Event and Benefit Concert. This fan celebration will be held to create a moment in time and space for anyone within the Rush family to pay their respects, express their gratitude, grief, love, praise, prayers, sorrow and honor the life of our beloved musical hero, in a place of commonality and community.”
Proceeds from the concert will go to a number of charities and organizations including Overtime Angels, the St Catherine’s Hospital and Walker Cancer Centre, the Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre in Hamilton, Ontario and The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, Ontario.
A lineup for the show has yet to be announced, but tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 28 at 10 AM ET. Complete details can be found at Ticketmaster.com.