Set lists for the first and second shows of Rush’s 2012 Clockwork Angels tour.

First night set list (Manchester, N.H.)                Second night set list (D.C.)

Sept. 7                                                                  Sept. 9

1. Subdivisions
2. The Big Money
3. Force 10
4. Grand Designs
5. The Body Electric                                           Middletown Dreams
6. Territories
7. The Analog Kid
8. Bravado                                                             The Pass
9. Where’s My Thing?
10. Far Cry

Intermission

11. Caravan
12. Clockwork Angels
13. The Anarchist
14. Carnies                                                           Seven Cities of Gold
15. The Wreckers
16. Headlong Flight
17. Halo Effect
18. Wish Them Well
19. The Garden
20. Manhattan Project                                           Dreamline
21. Red Sector A
22. YYZ (with strings)
23. Working Man

Encore Encore

24. Tom Sawyer
25. The Spirit of Radio                                          2112

The band swapped out one song for each of the four sections of the show. For the first part, in which it focused heavily on Power Windows and other albums from the 1980s, it switched “Middletown Dreams” for “The Body Electric.” For the Clockwork Angels portion, it switched “Seven CIties of Gold” for “Carnies.” For the post-Clockwork Angels portion, it played “Dreamline” in place of “Manhattan Project,” and for the encore it played the first, second, and last parts of “2112” for “The Spirit of Radio.”

The weather in the D.C. area was great, the crowd was near capacity, and the band sounded great. A couple of photos are below.—Rob Freedman, Rush Vault

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  1. Some people enjoyed this show more than others. For me, it was great hearing the ’80s stuff. Had never heard “Territories” live before – that was a treat. The musicianship and staging were excellent – I recommend this show to any Rush fan.

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