It probably would be enough if Todd Rundgren simply trotted out his old favorites, such as the blue-eyed soul of “Hello It’s Me” or the psychedelic pop of Nazz’s “Open My Eyes.” But the self-proclaimed Hermit of Mink Hollow has never stopped evolving over the years. His early power pop was pulled apart and stretched out into spacey prog and fusion with Utopia, and he was one of the first musicians to recognize the interactive potential of computers and videos. Apart from a side-step digression as lead singer of The New Cars in the mid-2000s, Rundgren continues to push forward. His most recent album, State, shimmers with glittery, expansively futuristic epics such as “Imagination” and “Something From Nothing,” on which he’s serenaded by an angelic Rachel Haden.
Wed., Nov. 26, 7 p.m., 2014
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