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Todd Rundgren's Utopia reuniting for first North American tour in 32 years


BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

(This story was originally posted at 2:24 p.m. Feb. 20, 2018)

Todd Rundgren is reuniting his mid-‘70s band Utopia for their first North American tour in 32 years.

The band, which also features Kasim Sulton, Willie Wilcox and Ralph Schuckett, will perform as Todd Rundgren’s Uptopia for a tour that will play the Tabernacle at 7 p.m. April 28.

Tickets for the show (all seating is reserved) will go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 23 via www.livenation.com and www.ticketmaster.com. Pre-sales, including Citi cardmembers, Live Nation and SiriusXM, will begin either at 10 a.m. Feb. 20 or 10 a.m. Feb. 22. ( Click here for specifics .)

In addition to the tour comes the seven-disc box set, “The Road to Utopia: The Complete Recordings (1974-82)." The limited edition set, which arrives April 20 but can be pre-ordered starting Feb. 20 at Friday Music, Amazon and Record Store Day, will be packaged in CD digipak gatefold covers for the first time.

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TODD RUNDGREN’S UTOPIA 2018 TOUR

APRIL 18 JIM THORPE, PA – PENN’S PEAK

APRIL 20 ENGLEWOOD, NJ – BERGEN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

APRIL 22 HOUSTON, TX – HOUSE OF BLUES

APRIL 23 DALLAS, TX – MAJESTIC THEATER

APRIL 25 BROWARD, FL – BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

APRIL 27 ST PETERSBURG, FL – MAHAFFEY THEATER

APRIL 28 ATLANTA, GA – TABERNACLE

APRIL 29 DURHAM, NC – CAROLINA THEATER

MAY 1 HUNTINGTON, NY – PARAMOUNT THEATER

MAY 2 WASHINGTON, DC – WARNER THEATER

MAY 3 NEW YORK, NY – TOWN HALL

MAY 5 PHILADELPHIA, PA – TOWER THEATER

MAY 6 BOSTON, MA – ORPHEUM THEATER

MAY 7 RIDGEFIELD, CT – RIDGEFIELD THEATER

MAY 9 ST LOUIS, MO – PEABODY OPERA HOUSE

MAY 10 CINCINNATI, OH – TAFT THEATER

MAY 12 MILWAUKEE, WI – PABST THEATER

MAY 13 MINNEAPOLIS, MN – STATE THEATER

MAY 15 GRAND RAPIDS, MI – 20 MONROE LIVE

MAY 16 TORONTO, ON – MASSEY HALL

MAY 17 DETROIT, MI – THE FILLMORE

MAY 19 CLEVELAND, OH – HARD ROCK LIVE

MAY 22 CHICAGO, IL – CHICAGO THEATER

MAY 24 DENVER, CO – PARAMOUNT THEATER

MAY 26 LAS VEGAS, NV – THE JOINT AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO LAS VEGAS

MAY 27 PHOENIX, AZ – COMERICA THEATER

MAY 29 LOS ANGELES, CA – THE WILTERN

MAY 30 SAN FRANCISCO, CA – THE MASONIC

JUNE 1 SEATTLE, WA – MOORE THEATER

JUNE 2 PORTLAND, OR – REVOLUTION THEATER

JUNE 4 SACRAMENTO, CA – CREST THEATER

JUNE 5 RIVERSIDE, CA – FOX PERFORMING ARTS CENTER


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