Friday, October 23, 2009

Video: RundgrenRadio announcement for west coast AWATS

awats ticket info

In case you missed it somehow, Todd will be taking his "A Wizard, A True Star" live in its entirety to the West Coast this December!

12/1 San Francisco
12/2 Sacramento
12/4 Los Angeles
12/5 Ventura

More details available on;



On-sale dates for the rest of the shows will be announced on;'s weekly show this Tuesday. Show begins at 5:30pm CST.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009


Todd Rundgren "A Wizard, A True Star" Live in California on-sale ticket dates announced
Pop/rock icon Todd Rundgren will perform his entire "A Wizard, A True Star" album live for the first time ever on the West Coast beginning December 1st, 2009. Ticket sales information was announced on's weekly show last night.

Todd Rundgren during an AWATS Live performance 2009

PRLog (Press Release) – Oct 21, 2009 – announced the on-sale dates and pricing for tickets to two of the four Todd Rundgren "A Wizard, A True Star" Live concerts they are presenting this December in California.

The first ever USA West Coast Todd Rundgren AWATS Live concert will be held on December 1st, 2009 in San Francisco at The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre returning him to where he recorded his album "2nd Wind" in 1991. Three more West Coast concerts will follow including Sacramento at Crest Theatre on December 3rd, Los Angeles at The Orpheum Theatre on December 4th, and Ventura at the Majestic Theatre on December 5th. Todd will be accompanied by an all-star band consisting of Jesse Gress, Greg Hawkes, Prairie Prince, Ralph Schuckett, Bobby Strickland, and Kasim Sulton. Each concert will feature an opening set of some of Todd Rundgren's other works followed by an intermission.

Tickets for the Todd Rundgren AWATS Live concert December 1st in San Francisco will go on sale this Friday, October 23rd, at 10am PST at Tickets are priced at $65 and $75 each. Seating capacity for The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre is 962.

Tickets for the Todd Rundgren AWATS Live concert on December 2nd in Sacramento will go on sale this Thursday, October 22, at 10am PST at All tickets are priced at $73 to commemorate the year the album was released, 1973. Fans are being encouraged to wear '70's attire to the concert. Seating capacity for the Crest Theatre is 975.

On-sale ticket dates for the Los Angeles and Ventura Todd Rundgren AWATS Live concerts will be announced on the next show next Tuesday night beginning at 5:30pm PST.

Information concerning all of the upcoming Todd Rundgren AWATS Live concerts in California is available at

Todd Rundgren has only performed the "A Wizard, A True Star" album live in its entirety seven times and all of those concerts took place in September of this year. The first ever performance was presented by in Akron, OH and was sold out with over 2400 fans in attendance.

The first seven Todd Rundgren AWATS Live performances included multiple costume changes by Todd and some of his most avid and long term fans deemed the concerts "best ever" in their reviews.

Todd Rundgren's "A Wizard, A True Star" was listed in the 2006 musical reference book, “1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die”. In 2003, British music critic Barney Hoskyns wrote in MOJO magazine, "Rundgren’s 'A Wizard, A True Star' is simply the greatest album ever made”.

Todd Rundgren has released over 30 albums either as a solo artist or with his bands Nazz, Utopia, and The New Cars while producing acclaimed, successful records for artists as diverse as Badfinger, Meat Loaf, Grand Funk Railroad, the New York Dolls, and XTC.

Monday, October 19, 2009

BOOK: A Dream Goes on Forever- The Continuing story of Todd Rundgren VOL. 2 The Utopia Years by Billie James

ok drum roll... the book will be available DEC 15 from golden treasures publishing
hardcover and softcover 394 pages with b & W photos throughout plus 12 pages photo section.
golden treasures
po box 601
Bentonville AR 72712
fax 479-795-4158