LONDON (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Todd Rundgren announced that he will film and record his A Wizard, A
True Star concert for a forthcoming live DVD and live CD when he plays the
Palace Theater in Stamford, Connecticut on 9th September. The two-disc set
is scheduled for an early 2010 release through Music Publishing Corporation
of America's label, Hi Fi Recordings.
The live recordings will include an all-star line-up consisting of former
members of Utopia, The Cars, Meat Loaf's band, and The Tubes: Todd Rundgren
(vocals, guitar), Roger Powell (synthesizers and keyboards), Greg Hawkes
(synthesizers and keyboards), Kasim Sulton (bass), Jesse Gress (guitar),
Bobby Strickland (percussion), and Prairie Prince (drums).
The tour will mark the first time Rundgren has performed the this highly
influential prog rock album in its entirety (there are several songs from
AWATS that have never been performed live anywhere, full-stop).
09/06 – Akron Civic Center, Akron, Ohio
09/07 – Akron Civic Center, Akron, Ohio
09/09 – Palace Theater, Stamford, Connecticut
09/10 – Strathmore Hall, North Bethesda, Maryland
09/12 – Park West, Chicago
09/13 – Park West, Chicago
09/15 – State Theatre, Minneapolis
02/06 – HMV London Hammersmith Apollo
02/08 – The Paradiso, Amsterdam
Additional dates will be announced in the coming weeks. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers