Neil Peart to be honored with 'A Night For Neil' Benefit Show

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February 24, 2020
Neil Peart

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The family of legendary Rush drummer Neil Peart are organizing a memorial benefit show in his hometown of Ontario.


Fans are invited to attend 'A Night For Neil' on Saturday, May 16th, benefiting St. Catherines Hospital and Walker Cancer Centre, the Juravinsky Hospital and Cancer Centre, the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre and Overtime Angels, a non-profit helping coordinate the event. 

Following the recent passing of Neil Peart, OC, legendary drummer of the iconic Canadian rock band, RUSH, fans from across the globe will have an opportunity to gather and celebrate his legacy. Tickets for “A Night for Neil – The Neil Peart Memorial Celebration” will go on sale Friday, Feb 28th at 10 am EST: The event will be held in the late Mr. Peart’s hometown of St. Catharines, Ontario, CA, on May 16th, 2020, at @meridian_centre and is being coordinated in cooperation with the Peart family, Overtime Angels, Inc. - a registered 501(c)(3) charity - and the City of St. Catharines. The charities chosen by the Peart Family as beneficiaries of this event are: St. Catharines Hospital and Walker Cancer Centre The Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre in Hamilton, Ontario The Royal Victoria Hospital of Barrie, Ontario Please click the link in our profile for more information. . #MeridianCentre #NeilPeart #NeilPeartTribute #NeilPeartForever #StCatharines #Ontario #Canada #NiagaraRegion #Niagara #ArenaLife #an4n #ANightforNeil #rushband #rushfans

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The event will feature live music, guest speakers and special apperances, all to be announced at a later date.


Tickets are on sale Friday, February 28th through


Happy Rocking,


Taryn Daly