Ponte Vedra Concert Hall presents visionary rock artist Todd Rundgren on Friday, May 22

Todd Rundgren

On Sale this Friday, February 6 at 10am


Friday, May 22, 2015
Gates 7:00PM | Starts 8:00PM
Tickets:
$54.50 – First 3 Rows
$44.50 – All Remaining Rows
Website : www.tr-i.com

Few artists have been as fearless and groundbreaking, nor possess such an expansive and exceptional body of art, as Todd Rundgren. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Rundgren began playing guitar as a teenager, going on to front The Nazz, the quintessential 60s psychedelic pop group. In 1969, he left the band to pursue a solo career, recording his debut albumRunt, but it was 1972’s seminal Something/Anything? (on which he played all the instruments, sang all the vocal parts and acted as his own producer) that catapulted Rundgren into the limelight, prompting the media to dub him “Rock’s New Wunderkind”. This was followed by such landmark albums as A Wizard, A True Star, Todd and The Hermit Of Mink Hollow. In 1974, Rundgren formed Utopia, who were on the cutting edge of progressive rock in the 70s, and developed into a very tidy power pop outfit in the 80s. As a songwriter, video pioneer, producer, recording artist, computer software developer, conceptualist and interactive artist, Rundgren made a lasting impact on both the form and content of popular music. Among his myriad of hits are “Hello, It’s Me”, “I Saw the Light”, “Can We Still Be Friends”, “We Gotta Get You A Woman”, “Open My Eyes” and “Bang the Drum”. Rundgren is also internationally acknowledged as the Godfather of the marriage of music and multimedia.

The 25th solo studio album of his career, Global, scheduled for release on April 7 is a stunning contemporary fusion of styles – rock, soul and EDM – which continues the tradition of boundary-breaking works from this visionary genius. Rundgren’s preternatural gift of melding the bold and the accessible is the hallmark of Global’s finely crafted tracks. In support of Global’s release, Rundgren is embarking on what will eventually be a world tour beginning in the U.S. on April 10. The stage production will be unlike anything Rundgren has mounted in the past: the singer/guitarist will be joined on stage by just two female vocalists and a DJ/keyboardist, and while Rundgren is keeping the details under wraps, he is promising that the show will be a “video and lighting spectacle to behold.”

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Concert Photographer at heart, Love listening to music and going to shows to try to capture the magic on the stage with my imagery.I also review albums and live concerts.

1 Comment on Ponte Vedra Concert Hall presents visionary rock artist Todd Rundgren on Friday, May 22

  1. I love this song

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