A tribute concert for the late-Rush drummer Neil Peart has been announced for May 16th. Classic Rock reported A Night For Neil, will be held in his hometown of St. Catherines, Ontario with tickets going onsale this Friday, February 28th. Neil Peart died on January 7th at the age of 67, after battling brain cancer for the past three years.
The show, which is being produced in connection to the Peart family, “is set to feature an array of performers and speakers to pay tribute to the drummer.” There's been no announcement as to whether Rush bandmates Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson will attend and/or perform at the show.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Overtime Angels, the St. Catherines Hospital and Walker Cancer Center, the Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre in Hamilton, Ontario and The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, Ontario.