Funk metal band Primus announced they will be embarking on a North American tour in which they will cover Rush’s 1977 album A Farewell to Kings in its entirety. Legendary band Rush lost it’s original drummer, Neil Pert, on January 7, 2020 as a result of glioblastoma.

The music world mourned as Rush is widely considered to be one of the most influential bands in rock and heavy metal history. Many bands have expressed Rush’s influence on the development of their music and its importance on newer genres.

Battles, The Sword and Wolfmother will be the providing support on select dates of the tour, see a full list below:

Primus 2020 Tour Dates:
05/26 – Irving, TX @ The Pavilion *^
05/27 – Houston, TX @ Revention Music Center *^
05/29 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theater *^
05/30 – New Orleans, LA @ Saenger Theater *^
06/01 – Asheville, NC @ ExploreAsheville.com Arena *^
06/03 – Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live *^
06/05 – Atlanta, GA @ Coca-Cola Roxy *^
06/06 – Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre *^
06/07 – Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater *^
06/09 – Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion *^
06/10 – Columbus, OH @ Express Live! *^
06/12 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo
06/15 – Richmond, VA @ Virginia Credit Union LIVE! *^
06/16 – Baltimore, MD @ MECU Pavilion *^
06/17 – New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre *^
06/19 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Met *^
06/20 – Asbury Par, NJ @ The Stone Pony *^
06/21 – Essex Junction, VT @ Midway Lawn *^
06/23 – Boston, MA @ Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion *^
06/24 – Wallingford, CT @ Toyota Oakdale Theatre *^
06/26 – Sterlight Heights, MI @ Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre *^
06/27 – Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion *^
06/28 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE *^
06/30 – Toronto, ON @ RBC Echo Beach *^
07/02 – Lafayette, NY @ Beak and Skiff *
07/03 – Westbrook, ME @ Main Savings Pavilion
07/06 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Amphitheater *+
07/07 – Milwaukee, WI @ BMO Harris Pavilion*+
07/08 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory*+
07/10 – Chicago, IL @ The Chicago Theatre*+
07/11 – St. Louis, MO @ Saint Louis Music Park*+
07/12 – Kansas City, MO @ Crossroads KC*+
07/14 – Denver, CO @ The Mission Ballroom*+
07/15 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex*+
07/17 – Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theater*+
07/18 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre*+
07/19 – Las Vegas, NV @ Pearl Concert Theater*+
07/21 – Boise, ID @ Outlaw Field*+
07/23 – Bonner, MT @ KettleHouse Amphitheater*+
07/24 – Redmond, WA @ Marymoor Park*+
07/25 – Troutdale, OR @ Edgefield*+
07/28 – Spokane, WA @ Riverfront Park Amphitheater*+
07/29 – Bend, OR @ Les Schwab Amphitheater*+
07/31 – Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre*+
08/01 – San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre*+
08/02 – Phoenix, AZ @ Arizona Federal Theatre *+

* = w/ Wolfmother
^ = w/ The Sword
+ = w/ Battles

Primus: http://www.primusville.com/
Wolfmother: http://www.wolfmother.com/
The Sword: https://www.theswordofficial.com/
Battles: https://www.bttls.com/