The beginning of 2020 seems so long ago now but on January 7th, the rock world was dealt a crushing blow with the sudden loss of Rush drummer Neil Peart to an aggressive form of brain cancer. So this year the Modern Drummer Festival has partnered with online streaming service LiveXLive to put together something special for Peart.


On of the greatest drummers of our time will have a tribute at the 2020 Modern Drummer Festival. This virtual event is going to have a star-studded line up of amazing drummers like Taylor Hawkins from Foo Fighters, Chad Smith from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rick Allen from Def Leppard and many more.



You can catch this live streaming concert on would have been Peart’s 68th birthday this Saturday, September 12th. If you don’t want to miss the Modern Drummer Festival with a tribute to Neil Peart, you can get your tickets HERE. Proceeds will go towards brain cancer research.