Todd Rundgren at AURA Tonite!
WBLM welcomes back the great Todd Rundgren TONITE at Aura in Portland. This will be Todd’s third trip to Maine. His last visit was in 2004.
Tickets On Sale NOW :: 18+ :: Doors open at 7pm :: Show at 8pm
Tickets range from $25.00 to $49.50 plus fees
Meet & Greet VIP Package ($175.00 plus fees) includes:
• One premium ticket
• Exclusive preshow meet & greet with Todd Rundgren
• Personal photograph with Todd Rundgren
• Specially designed Todd Rundgren tour shirt (exclusive to VIP package only!)
• Collectible tour poster autographed by Todd Rundgren (numbered; limited print)
• Exclusive Todd Rundgren VIP merchandise item
• Official VIP meet & greet laminate
• Commemorative ticket
The Blimp is so pumped for this show, we showed up at Aura at sunrise today. Just as the Todd Tour Bus showed up!
Todd is one of the MOST innovative people in all of Music. Here’s a list of TODD RUNDGREN “FIRSTS” from the Aura website:
• 1978: The first interactive television concert, broadcast live over the Warner/QUBE system in Columbus, Ohio (the home audience chose each song.in real time during the concert by voting via QUBE’s 2-way operating system).
• 1978: The first live nationally broadcast stereo radio concert (by microwave), linking 40 cities around the country.
• 1979: The opening of Utopia Video Studios, a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art facility. The first project produced by Todd there is Gustav Holst’s The Planets, commissioned by RCA SelectaVision as the first demonstration software for their new videodisc format.
• 1980: Creation of the first color graphics tablet, which was licensed to Apple and released as The Utopia Graphics Tablet.
• 1981: Time Heals, the first music video to utilize state-of-the-art compositing of live action and computer graphics (produced and directed by Todd), becomes the second video to be played on MTV (after Video Killed the Radio Star).
• 1982: The first live national cablecast of a rock concert (on the USA Network), simulcast in stereo to over 120 radio stations.
• 1982: The first two commercially released music videos, one of which was nominated for the first-ever Grammy awarded for “Best Short Form Video” in 1983. • 1992: The first commercially available music downloads via CompuServe.
• 1993: The release of “No World Order”, the world’s first interactive record album on CD-i. The first commercially available music downloads via CompuServe. • 1994: The release of “The Individualist”, the world’s first full-length Enhanced CD.
• 1994: The world’s first interactive concert tour.
• 1998: Launches PatroNet, the world’s first direct artist subscription service
• 2016: The production of the world’s first full length concert shot with multiple Virtual Reality 360º cameras.
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