RockCellarTV: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

RockCellarTV: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia was a major part of Rundgren’s iconic and lasting career, but up until a few months ago it wasn’t one of his more active projects.

That extended time away ended with a triumphant reunion tour this past spring that saw Rundgren and cohorts Kasim Sulton, Willie Wilcox and Gil Assayas (filling in for keyboardist Roger Powell) play songs to fans across the country — songs that many likely figured they wouldn’t ever get to see performed live anymore.

The tour was a dream, in that regard, and for our latest RockCellarTV Ken Sharp sat down with Rundgren, Sulton, Wilcox and Assayas for a look back on the tour, what went into it and much more. This serves as a bookend, of sorts, to Sharp’s pre-tour interview with the band.

Enjoy:

With this group interview, the members of Utopia now join the ranks of those we’ve spoken with in this capacity over the past few months, a list that includes Stewart Copeland, Judy CollinsRita CoolidgePeter Noone of Herman’s HermitsSteve HackettJohn OatesRick SpringfieldGene Simmons of KISSSteve Lukather of TotoMike Love of the Beach BoysTodd RundgrenRingo Starr and more.

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3 Responses to "RockCellarTV: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia"

  1. Stephanie S   July 31, 2018 at 1:38 pm

    The

    UTOPIA TOUR
    took me back to the 70’s
    Todd Rundgren & UTOPIA
    filled the Music of my life…to hear UTOPIA with Willie & Gils, (filling Rogers spot) was all I could have hoped and dreamed for 🔥🎶🖤

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  2. Danny Mckee   August 1, 2018 at 12:47 pm

    I caught the Atlanta show and give it a quadruple Most Excellent !!!! Wonderful seeing Todd play the guitar again.

    Reply
  3. Laurence Todd   August 8, 2018 at 3:46 pm

    Be great if Todd could bring Utopia back over her to England. I saw them in 1979 on the same bill as Led Zep and they were superb ..

    Reply

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