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[09/22/11 - 07:54 AM]
VH1 Classic Celebrates 24-Hours of "RUSH Hashanah" Wednesday, September 28 at 7PM ET/PT
"Rush: Time Machine," airing at 8:00/7:00c, delivers the first live performance of the entire "Moving Pictures" album and other fan favorites from their many celebrated albums.

[via press release from VH1]

VH1 Classic Celebrates 24-hours of "RUSH Hashanah" Wednesday, September 28 at 7PM ET/PT

World Premiere of "Rush: Time Machine" Wednesday, September 28 at 8 PM ET/PT

NEW YORK, NY - September 22, 2011 - VH1 Classic is once again ringing in the Jewish New Year with a 24-hour marathon of Canada's greatest music export, Rush. "Rush Hashanah" begins Wednesday, September 28 at 7PM* and features the world premiere of "Rush: Time Machine." Live from Cleveland, "Rush: Time Machine" delivers the first live performance of the entire "Moving Pictures" album and other fan favorites from their many celebrated albums. The Rush extravaganza will include unforgettable concerts, performances and a behind-the-scenes look into the phenomenal 40-year career.

Beginning Wednesday, September 28 at 7 PM* and ending on Thursday, September 29 at 7PM* the Rush takeover on VH1 Classic will give viewers the opportunity to immerse themselves in all things Rush. With a glimpse into the renowned band's life with the award-winning VH1 Rock Doc "Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage" and Classic Albums "2112" and "Moving Pictures," there is no portion of Rush's legacy that will go unseen. Relive throwback hits with memorable concerts including the world premiere of "Rush: Time Machine" and other hit concerts including "Rush in Rio" and "R30." Additional information for "Rush Hashanah" below:

Classic Albums: Rush "2112" & "Moving Pictures" premieres Wednesday, September 28 at 7PM ET/PT

The story of the making of two of Rush's greatest albums.

"Rush: Time Machine" premieres Wednesday, September 28 at 8PM ET/PT

Filmed in Cleveland in April 2011, the "Time Machine" tour was an evening with Rush, where the band performed new songs, classic hits and, for the first time ever, performed the "Moving Pictures" album in its entirety.

"Rock Doc: Rush- Beyond The Lighted Stage" premieres Wednesday, September 28 at 10:30PM ET/PT

Rock Doc: Rush - Beyond The Lighted Stage - Regarded as the world's biggest cult band, Beyond the Lighted Stage explores the phenomenon behind the forty-year career of the legendary rock group Rush. Features never-before-seen archival footage and interviews with the band.

Classic in Concert: Rush: R30 premieres Thursday, September 29 at 1AM ET/PT

Rush performs live on September 24, 2004 in Frankfurt, Germany.

Classic in Concert: Rush In Rio premieres Thursday, September 29 at 12PM ET/PT

Taped in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the final night of Rush's 2002 Vapor Trails Tour.

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Launched in May 2000, VH1 Classic is a 24-hour network that present videos, concerts and music specials all day long, featuring the best of rock, soul and pop artists from the 60's, 70's and 80's, including The Beatles, The Stones, Tina Turner, Led Zeppelin, Marvin Gaye, The Who, Stevie Wonder, The Police, Madonna and many more. Learn more at VH1Classic.com.

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