St. Petersburg, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2015) – An Evening With Todd Rundgren, a very special performance from one of rock’s most legendary figures and his band, comes to The Mahaffey Sunday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.
A prolific singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer, Rundgren’s four-decade career has produced such classic songs as “Hello It’s Me,” “I Saw the Light,” “Can We Still Be Friends” and “Love is the Answer.” His 33 career albums range from incandescent pop (Something/Anything?, Hermit of Mink Hollow) to experimental hard rock (A Wizard A True Star, Initiation), spiritual electronica (Healing) and, most recently, techno (Global).
As a producer, Rundgren’s most famous works include Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell, Badfinger’s Straight Up, XTC’s Skylarking and Grand Funk Railroad’s We’re An American Band.
For An Evening With Todd Rundgren, the band will include John Ferenzik, Jesse Gress, Prairie Prince and Kasim Sulton.
Tickets, $37.50, $47.50 and $55.50, go on sale at noon Friday, Nov. 20. Bill Edwards Foundation For the Arts members can purchase tickets at noon Wednesday, Nov. 18. Tickets are available online at themahaffey.com, charge by phone at 727.893.7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Theater Box Office. The Mahaffey Box Office is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday or at least 90 minutes prior to any ticketed event. There are no added charges ever on tickets purchased directly from The Mahaffey Theater.
The Mahaffey Theater
The Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, The Mahaffey hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – Broadway, pop, rock, comedy, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions.
Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums. Additionally, the theater supports the highly successful Class Acts program, which enables school children to experience the performing arts through in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension programs.
The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts
Founded as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2009, The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is dedicated to the success and future of The Mahaffey Theater and to the notion that through diverse programing and patron membership support, performing arts should be enjoyed by all of St. Petersburg’s citizens. It’s your theater!
The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is committed to supporting and presenting all genres of the performing arts at The Mahaffey Theater, funding arts education for school children through the Class Acts performance series and providing its member patrons with unequaled services, entertainment and cultural experiences.