Todd Rundgren – 2014 Concert Schedule
Acclaimed musician Todd Rundgren's career has spanned many years, during
which time he has directed his talents to many endeavors. From being a solo recording artist to playing in other bands, and
also producing hit albums for a number of other artists, Todd Rundgren has had an expansive, multifaceted career. Much to
the delight of longtime fans, this icon is still touring, and you can expect to see him perform at a variety of venues this
year. Todd Rundgren's 2014 tour is slated to included performances at The Birchmere in Alexandria, Keswick Theater in Glenside,
the Theater at Westbury, New York's B.B. Kings Blues Club and Grill, North Salisbury Beach's Blue Ocean Music Hall, Peekskill's
Paramount Hudson Valley, The Pullo Center in York, Columbus' LC Pavilion, Park West in Chicago, Kent Stage, and plenty more.
Whether you've been a fan since the beginning of his career, or you just recently discovered his music, Todd Rundgren's live
shows offer an entertaining time for any music lover. So what are you waiting for? To experience everything that Todd Rundgren's
live shows have to offer, be sure to visit StubHub for your tickets, and get ready to rock with Todd Rundgren!
Todd Rundgren initially rose to fame when he released the album, "Something/Anything?" in 1972, which
was his third solo album. Reaching a peak position of number 29 on the Billboard 200 chart, the album was later certified
gold and spawned the top-5 hit, "Hello It's Me." Years after the album's release, it continued to garner critical acclaim,
and it is considered to be one of his best albums.
Throughout the decades that followed, Todd Rundgren also worked on
engineering and producing a number of albums for other artists, including The Band's "Stage Fright," Meat Loaf's "Bat Out
of Hell," "We're An American Band" by Grand Funk Railroad, and many more, which further demonstrated his multi-faceted talents
Rundgren's classic songs like "I Saw the Light," "Bang the Drum All Day," "Couldn't I Just Tell You," and
"Hello It's Me," continue to remain some of his most popular hits to date, and his music has been credited with inspiring
a number of musical acts that followed. Without allowing himself to be labeled, Todd Rundgren's career has spanned over various
genres of music, for which he has developed a cult status as a musician and innovator.
Todd Rundgren's Breakthrough
Prior to releasing solo material, Todd Rundgren formed a garage rock band called Nazz, with whom he released
several records, including "Nazz," "Nazz Nazz," and "Nazz III." With their psychedelic sound, the band is said to have inspired
acts like David Bowie at the time, and their music helped to define the sound of their genre.
After playing with Nazz,
Todd Rundgren's famous album, "Something/Anything?" was released in 1972. The album reached the number 34 position on Canada's
RPM Album chart, and number 29 on the Billboard 200 chart. With a more experimental edge than his previous albums, "Something/Anything?"
was hailed for its innovation. The influential album has since left a lasting legacy for the progressive rock genre, and Rolling
Stone magazine later listed it as being one of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time." Todd Rundgren's multifaceted career
also took his talents to album production and engineering, wherein he helped to create many hit albums in the 1970s and 1980s.
In addition to his solo work, Todd Rundgren also played in a rock band called Utopia, along with fellow band members Kasim
Sulton, John Wilcox, and Roger Powell.
Todd Rundgren Trivia
Which Todd Rundgren song was one of the first
to appear on MTV?
Todd Rundgren's 1981 video for "Time Heals" was the second music video ever to be played on MTV. Not
only that, but the video was the first to combine computer graphics with live action.
his rise to fame in the 1970s, Todd Rundgren's music has resonated with fans all over the world, and his albums continue to
inspire other musical acts. With 1972's "Something/Anything?" Todd Rundgren set the stage for his future success, and demonstrated
his wide range as an artist. Throughout the years that followed, he went on to further innovate and experiment with different
types of music. If you're a fan of his work, then you're in luck, because this music icon is now underway on a concert tour
for 2014, and fans are scrambling to get their hands on tickets. With hits like "Hello It's Me," and an amazing collection
of other songs, a trip to see Todd Rundgren perform live in concert is an absolute delight for any fan of music. When Todd
Rundgren heads out to a venue near your area, don't miss the opportunity to see this incredible musician perform live.