An all-star tribute to Neil Peart is coming up this weekend

If you’re a Rush fan, you’ll want to reserve some time Saturday night for a special tribute event dedicated to Rush’s Neil Peart.

The event, which will benefit brain tumor research at Cedar-Sinai Medical Centre in LA, will be part of the Modern Drummer Festival. Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters, and Stewart Copeland of The Police will be part of the festivities. In fact, this will be a gathering of drumming royalty.

Rick Allen (Def Leppard)
Kenny Aronoff
Carmine Appice
Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
Gregg Bissonette (Ringo Starr)
Jason Bittner
Cindy Blackman-Santana
Keith Carlock
Dom Famularo
Alex Gonzalez (Mana)
Gavin Harrison
Thomas Lang
Ray Luzier (Korn)
Mike Portnoy (Dream Theatre, among others)
Jim Riley (Rascal Flatts)
66 Samus
Kristina Schiano
Danny Seraphine
Steve Smith (Journey)
Wyatt Stav
Todd Sucherman (STYX)
Brian Tichy
Narada Michael Walden

Tickets are US$12.99 with the event streaming on Fite.TV.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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