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Todd Rundgren, Trak, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

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Todd Rundgren And Todd-A-Roo Coming To Australia

by Karen Freedman on July 4, 2018

in News

Great news for fans of the uber-talented Todd Rundgren.
In 2008, for a week on the glorious isle of Kauai, in Hawaii, about 300 fans from all over the world joined the Rundgrens at their incredible home to celebrate his 60th birthday. This became known as ToddStock; a week of camping, drinking, singing and celebrating.

This year, to celebrate Todd Rundgren’s 70th birthday, Todd and his wife Michele, are holding four fan events around the world:

ToddStock East, Big Island, Virginia, USA, which was held between 17-23 June
ToddScot, Kelburn Castle, Scotland, UK, 6-10 July
ToddStock West, Camp Navarro, (northern) California, USA, 11-16 October
and, for us lucky Aussies,
Todd-A-Roo, Sydney, Australia, 22-24 October

If you’re a die-hard, feel welcome to join like-minded folk at Todd-A-Roo, Australia’s first ToddStock-style event, for three magical days in Sydney.

Here is a rundown of events, subject to change:

Monday, October 22:
Visitors arrive at Cockatoo Island Campsite via a 20 minute ferry trip from Circular Quay. The ferry goes past the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Everyone moves into tents (pre-erected by staff) and goes for a leisurely walk around historic Cockatoo Island.
Welcome from Todd and an Aussie BBQ dinner (included in fee). Campfire singalong. Buy your own drinks!

Tuesday, October 23:
Aussie breakfast (included in fee).
Ferry trip to Circular Quay. Free walking tour of Sydney Opera House and Botanic Garden.
Lunch at Darling Harbour restaurant. Everyone pays for their own meal.
Ferry back to Cockatoo Island for free time.
Catered food and drink for dinner.
Special screening of the documentary “Todd Who?”
Q and A with Todd.

Wednesday, October 24:
Aussie breakfast (included in fee).
Harbour boat cruise of Sydney Harbor (extra charge for this).
Ferry to Manly Beach. Lunch at beach (everyone pays for their own meal).
Return to Cockatoo Island for free time.
Todd Rundgren and Davey Lane rehearsal show in New South Wales. You’re invited!
Ferry back to campsite. Todd-A-Roo finishes!

Following Todd-A-Roo, Todd, backed by Davey Lane’s Drunken Blue Roosters, featuring Davey on guitar, Brett “Wolfie” Wolfenden on drums, Luke Hodgson on bass, and Tony Featherstone on keys, will be performing six shows in Australia :

TBC : more details to follow…

The cost of the three-day event will be decided very soon! Stay tuned!
Regular two-person tent (you provide own sleeping bag) : $89 per night for three nights.

Glamping : twin share on water’s edge : $130 per night for three nights.

If you would like to register for Todd-A-Roo, please contact [email protected]:
​After you have registered, please send in an initial deposit of $200AUD, payable to Gavin Bond. We can accept cheques (in AUD), and PayPal if you are not paying with an Australian bank account.

Please send your payments to:
Gavin Bond
16A Ellerby Street
Western Australia

​If you absolutely can’t send a cheque, you can use PayPal, but please add 4% if you’re drawing from a bank account or 5% if you’re using a credit card. Please send PayPal payments to: [email protected]

It’s sure to be a mighty fun shindig.

Please join us on the Road to Utopia.
If you’re not coming, it’s cool.
But we probably can’t still be friends.

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