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Todd Rundgren Reviews

ConcertsIndie & Rock

Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.3 Stars)

Number of reviews: 22

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4.0 star rating from Jacksonville, Florida

UNPREDICTABLE

For those who came to hear Predicable that is not what the show was about. It was unpredictable and song set good. We travelled from NC and would again. Sound engineer did ok with an old church venue. I wish the lady up front would have stopped with the song suggestions from the audience. Clearly that was why Todd didn’t play Hello it’s me. He warned her several times. What was wrong with her the title of show was unpredictable. I have seen Todd three times this year. Can’t wait to go again.

4.0 star rating Don VG from Minneapolis, Minnesota

TIGHT MUSICIANSHIP - WIDE RANGE

Never saw Todd before; familiar with some of the hits but didn't get to hear my fav's. First set mostly instrumental, showcasing the prog-rock genre Rundgren pioneered. Amazed at the vocal performance; Todd still has range after all these years. 2nd set consisted of more radio-length songs vs. the jams of the first set. Displayed range with ELO's "Do Ya" to a West Side Story tune. Hoping to hear "Bang The Drum" or "Still be Friends" and you'll be disappointed, but clearly one of the guitar masters still touring today.

4.0 star rating David D from Phoenix, Arizona

UTOPIA

It was a great show. The Band played excellent, so many great songs, even the sound was good at Comerica. So enjoyable to watch Todd jammin out lead guitar riffs with the best of them. He is still a great showman who can work the room. Till next Brother!

4.0 star rating David from Toronto, Ontario

GREAT PERFORMANCE

I have been listening to his music (both Utopia & his solo work) since the 70's. Over that time, I have only managed to see him 3 times, so I was really looking forward to this show. The playing as well as the vocal work was outstanding and I wish I could have sat through the show twice. At almost 70 years of age, it's amazing Todd still has the vocal chops. The only downside to the show (at least for me was the sound). I was sitting in the 1st balcony almost dead center. Pretty much an ideal location from a mix stand point. The "front of house engineer" had a good balance of everything going. The problem was that he was driving the system a lot louder than it needed to be. That resulted in a lot of sonic detail completely getting lost in a massive assault of mid range frequencies. Anyway, this is not supposed to be a sound review. Utopia 5 out of 5 for performance and basically nailing the material. Sound, 3 out of 5. Thanks for the memories guys.

3.0 star rating Connie from Toronto, Ontario

SOUND GUISE

Also a fan of all Rundgren music. Many great moments, especially the last half hour with audience participation. BUT I have to agree - something was wrong with the sound. We've been to many concerts at Massey Hall, and this one didn't stack up because of slurred sound - sorry to say.

3.0 star rating Kitty from Minneapolis, Minnesota

OUCH

I am a true "Todd is God" fan. Utopia is truly utopian. Was so excited to see the show!! Which is why it was such a crushing blow to hear the HORRIBLE sound in the first set. Couldn't hear vocals, and the instruments sounded mushed together and indistinct, with the notable exception of the drums. Yikes! They were front and center, taking over the show. So disappointing, particularly from a genius who prides himself on the quality of his sound. Will always be a true fan, but this one hurt.

5.0 star rating Kanani from Chicago, Illinois

LOVE TODD!

What a great night! We sat on the main floor middle 8 rows in and it was amazing. No sound problems there. Todd is still quite the showman at the age of almost 70. Vocals from the band were impressive, costumes amazing, music phenomenal! Love Utopia😍

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