Todd Rundgren Announces Special Limited West Coast Concert Run

Todd Rundgren Announces Special Limited West Coast Concert Run
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Todd Rundgren is proud to announce the only West Coast live performances of his 1973 classic masterpiece, A Wizard, A True Star. AWATS has been long heralded by the rock press as a defining paradigm-shifting album, but until this year had incredibly never been performed in public in its entirety.

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Couched within an elaborate stage extravaganza harkening back to the halcyon grandeur of 70’s arena glam rock productions, but in an intimate theater setting, AWATS Live is a rare opportunity to capture rock history in a bottle.

Backing Rundgren will be a six-piece star-studded band of legendary rock and roll veterans who will recreate each and every layer of vocals, guitars, synthesizers and studio chicanery of the elaborate psychedelic opus that is AWATS: Utopia and Meatloaf bassist and multi- instrumentalist Kasim Sulton; Tubes and Jefferson Starship drummer Prairie Prince; keyboardist and founding member of the Cars, Greg Hawkes; Todd Rundgren’s Utopia keyboardist, Ralph Schuckett; percussionist and horn player Bobby Strickland; and lead guitarist and former music editor of Guitar Player magazine, Jesse Gress.

Todd Rundgren’s 2009 AWATS Live dates are:

December 1 at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre in San Francisco

December 2 in Sacramento at the Crest Theatre

December 4 in Los Angeles at the Orpheum Theatre

December 5 in Ventura at the Majestic Theatre.