Roadshow: Landscape with Drums: A Concert Tour by Motorcycle

Roadshow: Landscape with Drums: A Concert Tour by Motorcycle

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For thirty years, drummer, author, and songwriter Neil Peart had wanted to write a book about "the biggest journey of all in my restless existence: the life of a touring musician." Finally, the right time, and the right tour ...In the summer of 2004, after three decades, twenty gold albums, and thousands of performances spanning four continents, the band Rush embarked on a celebratory 30th Anniversary World Tour. The "R30" tour traveled to nine countries, where the band performed fifty - seven shows in front of more than half a million fans. Uniquely, Peart chose to do his between - show traveling by motorcycle, riding 21,000 miles of back roads and highways in North America and Europe - from Appalachian hamlets and Western deserts to Scottish castles and Alpine passes. Roadshow illuminates the daunting rigors of a major international concert tour, as well as Peart's exploration of the scenic byways and country towns along the way. His evocative and entertaining prose carries the reader through every performance and every journey, sharing the bittersweet reflections triggered by the endlessly unfolding landscape. Observations and reflections range from the poignantly, achingly personal to the wickedly irreverent. Part behind - the - scenes memoir, part existential travelogue, Roadshow winds through nineteen countries on both sides of the Atlantic, in search of the perfect show, the perfect meal, the perfect road, and an elusive inner satisfaction that comes only with the recognition that the journey itself is the ultimate destination. The inner workings of the tour, the people Peart works with and the people he meets, the roads and stages and ever - changing scenery - all flow into an irresistible story.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781459651883
BY (AUTHOR) Peart, Neil
PUBLISHER : ReadHowYouWant PUBLICATION DATE : November 21, 2012
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : Canada IMPRINT : ReadHowYouWant
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 254 mm x 178 mm
WEIGHT : 1235 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Biography, Literature & Literary studies
The Arts

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DESCRIPTION :
For thirty years, drummer, author, and songwriter Neil Peart had wanted to write a book about "the biggest journey of all in my restless existence: the life of a touring musician." Finally, the right time, and the right tour ...In the summer of 2004, after three decades, twenty gold albums, and thousands of performances spanning four continents, the band Rush embarked on a celebratory 30th Anniversary World Tour. The "R30" tour traveled to nine countries, where the band performed fifty - seven shows in front of more than half a million fans. Uniquely, Peart chose to do his between - show traveling by motorcycle, riding 21,000 miles of back roads and highways in North America and Europe - from Appalachian hamlets and Western deserts to Scottish castles and Alpine passes. Roadshow illuminates the daunting rigors of a major international concert tour, as well as Peart's exploration of the scenic byways and country towns along the way. His evocative and entertaining prose carries the reader through every performance and every journey, sharing the bittersweet reflections triggered by the endlessly unfolding landscape. Observations and reflections range from the poignantly, achingly personal to the wickedly irreverent. Part behind - the - scenes memoir, part existential travelogue, Roadshow winds through nineteen countries on both sides of the Atlantic, in search of the perfect show, the perfect meal, the perfect road, and an elusive inner satisfaction that comes only with the recognition that the journey itself is the ultimate destination. The inner workings of the tour, the people Peart works with and the people he meets, the roads and stages and ever - changing scenery - all flow into an irresistible story.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781459651883
BY (AUTHOR) Peart, Neil
PUBLISHER : ReadHowYouWant PUBLICATION DATE : November 21, 2012
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : Canada IMPRINT : ReadHowYouWant
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 254 mm x 178 mm
WEIGHT : 1235 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Biography, Literature & Literary studies
The Arts

* This is a fixed price item. Promo codes, coupons, special online offers and promotions, VIP or member's discount cannot be used in conjunction with this item.