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11/24/13: Josh Groban's otherworldly popularity remains a mystery to some, but it's no conundrum to the people – some 25 million – who have purchased his albums. The latest project from the renowned tenor is "All That Echoes," and he's been crisscrossing the country to promote it. Simply put, you'll have to search far and wide for a place you won't be able to see Groban this fall. Along with opener Judith Hill, Groban kicked off his "In the Round" tour of North American on October 2 in Boise, Idaho and will wrap November 13 in Dallas, Texas. Of course a little more than a month doesn't seem like a ton of time to promote an album, but Grobin is packing in all that he can, with 23 shows on the books.
This tour isn't just Groban on stage. Instead, this "In the Round" experience gives fans a 360-degree concert experience thanks to a stage placed in the middle of the venue. The concept itself piggybacked on the concept of his "Straight to You" world tour, where fans were able to experience a concert that felt like it was being played in a small, intimate theater.
Groban wrapped up three sold-out nights at The Hollywood Bowl over the summer, playing to more than 50,000 people during the July 4th holiday and a show with the Colorado Symphony at Red Rocks. He followed that by selling out symphony shows, including appearances at Ravinia, Wolftrap and Franze Pavilion.
The LA native was also recently featured in the college humor film "Coffee Town," alongside Glenn Howerton, Ben Schwartz and Steve Little.
Groban set to show the world 'All That Echoes' (Updated January 23, 2013)
Come February 5, 2013 fans will know "All That Echoes" from Josh Groban. The sixth album to be released by the world-class vocalist will also be the fourth since 2003's "Closer," which produced the smash hit "You Raise Me Up" and went to the top spot on the Billboard album chart.
If you reminisce, it's still easy to feel like Groban has come a long way in a very short time. In 2006, his third studio album, "Awake," featured guest appearances by vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo and jazz pianist Herbie Hancock. A whirlwind 71-city tour followed, and he performed with the likes of Barbra Streisand and Mireille Mathieu. In short, his career was wide open and full of endless possibilities. Even as he recorded the holiday-themed "Noel," which released in 2007, he expressed a desire to fully explore film and TV opportunities, as well as tackle a role on Broadway.
Groban opened 2010 by performing the Star Spangled Banner at the BCS National Championship Game on January 7. Later in the year he paired with famed producer Rick Rubin for his fifth studio album, "Illuminations," then traversed 81 cities to promote the project, with appearances in North America, Europe and South America.
From Presidential Inaugurations in Washington to the Royal Albert Hall in London, the all-worldly Groban has performed on some of the world's biggest stages. It's no wonder that he's sold more than 25 million records worldwide, with that number sure to rise with the release of "All That Echoes."
Groban will play himself in a special Valentine's Day episode of "CSI: NY." He'll perform "Happy in My Heartache" in a restaurant during the show.
Josh Groban Tickets - The Voice in the Wilderness
The 'wilderness' of Los Angeles, California, to be exact: that's where Josh Groban was born, born to a Norwegian American mother and fathered by a Jewish American. He found he had a true voice for music in seventh grade but then had to put it on hold for the sake of his grades. It was when he attended Bridges Academy that he re-discovered his love for lyrical music, even playing the penny whistle to lead him along the way. 1997 and 1998 was his inner discovery, attending the Interlochen Arts Camp, majoring in musical theater and taking voice lessons. Doors started to open majorly after that....
Josh Groban Tickets - The Industry Heard Him Loud and Clear
A simple-minded 17-year-old Groban found his way to the reality of a real deal in the music business in the years of 1997 and 1998 when Grammy-winning producer and arranger David Foster got wind of him and signed him for several high-profile events -- such as the 1999 Grammy Awards as a stand-in for Andrea Bocelli, 'The Prayer' rehearsal with famous music artist Celine Dion, and even the January 1999 inauguration of Gray Davis as governor of California. And that was only the beginning.... It took only one year at Carnegie Mellon University before he was given a record contract with Warner Bros. Records, skyrocketing him into stardom on several levels. His first album 'Josh Groban' was indeed a blast into the stratosphere and a personal awakening for Groban, stating the real fact that his music is always a direct reflection of who he is and what's about. He's had the opportunity to perform with the likes of Sarah Brightman for her 2000-2001 La Luna Tour, record 'For Always' with Lara Fabian for the 'A.I.: Artificial Intelligence' soundtrack, and participate in the Andre Agassi Grand Slam Event for Children with Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Don Henley and Robin Williams. After one album, a second album was dying to come out -- entitled Closer and also produced by Foster. Featuring such powerful singles as 'You Raise Me Up' and 'Oceano,' the album achieved double-platinum status in mere heartbeats. You could also hear Groban in the soundtrack for 'The Polar Express' with the track 'Believe.
Josh Groban Tickets - This Is What You'll Hear
You'll never see any other artist encompass so much musical talent as Josh Groban. From the very moment he sang his first song, instantly experts could tell he was destined for greatness, working with some of the best artists in the industry and achieving worldwide status as an accomplished musician, entertainer, and performer for all -- from the White House to the Vatican. He's entertained with the likes of Jimmy Kimmel to stars like Sarah Mclachlan. With his deep, silky baritone voice, you'll see all genres fit his style -- from Classical to Pop. Groban does it all.
Josh Groban Discography
|Album name||Release date|
|iTunes Live From Soho||2010|
|Live at the Greek||2004|
Top 10 Josh Groban Songs
|Rank||Track Name||Play Count||Listener Count|
|1||You Raise Me Up||30,272||10,482|
|2||When You Say You Love Me||13,637||5,990|
|4||To Where You Are||10,851||4,245|
|5||Remember When It Rained||11,436||3,877|
|6||You Are Loved (Don't Give Up)||9,040||3,070|
|7||In Her Eyes||7,643||2,955|
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Josh Groban Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 08/30/2014 Lenox MA Tanglewood 08/29/2014 Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena 08/27/2014 Philadelphia PA Mann Center for the Performing Arts 08/23/2014 Bethel NY Bethel Woods Center For The Arts 08/22/2014 Canandaigua NY Constellation Brands Performing Arts Center 08/20/2014 Vienna VA Wolf Trap 08/19/2014 Vienna VA Wolf Trap 08/16/2014 Cary NC Koka Booth Amphitheatre 07/02/2014 Los Angeles CA Hollywood Bowl 06/14/2014 Toronto ON Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Josh Groban Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/07/2013 New York NY Beacon Theatre 11/23/2013 Washington DC Kennedy Center 11/13/2013 Dallas TX American Airlines Center 11/12/2013 Houston TX Toyota Center 11/09/2013 Orlando FL Amway Center 11/08/2013 Tampa FL Amalie Arena 11/06/2013 Sunrise FL BB&T Center 11/03/2013 Philadelphia PA Wells Fargo Center 11/02/2013 Pittsburgh PA Consol Energy Center 10/30/2013 Newark NJ Prudential Center 10/28/2013 Boston MA TD Garden 10/27/2013 Montreal QC Bell Centre 10/25/2013 Toronto ON Air Canada Centre 10/23/2013 Auburn Hills MI The Palace of Auburn Hills 10/22/2013 Grand Rapids MI Van Andel Arena 10/20/2013 Chicago IL United Center 10/19/2013 Minneapolis MN Target Center 10/16/2013 Kansas City MO Sprint Center 10/13/2013 Las Vegas NV MGM Grand Garden Arena 10/11/2013 Salt Lake City UT EnergySolutions Arena 10/10/2013 Salt Lake City UT EnergySolutions Arena 10/09/2013 Phoenix AZ US Airways Center 10/07/2013 San Jose CA SAP Center 10/06/2013 Sacramento CA Sleep Train Arena 10/04/2013 Seattle WA Key Arena 10/02/2013 Boise ID Taco Bell Arena 09/08/2013 London London Hyde Park 08/18/2013 Atlanta GA Chastain Park Amphitheatre 08/16/2013 Vienna VA Wolf Trap 08/13/2013 Kettering OH Fraze Pavilion 08/12/2013 Interlochen MI Kresge Auditorium 08/10/2013 Highland Park IL Ravinia Pavilion 07/24/2013 Rohnert Park CA Sonoma State University 07/07/2013 Morrison CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre 07/04/2013 Los Angeles CA Hollywood Bowl 07/03/2013 Los Angeles CA Hollywood Bowl 07/02/2013 Los Angeles CA Hollywood Bowl 06/23/2013 Dublin D The O2 - Dublin 06/21/2013 Glasgow Glg Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 06/19/2013 Nottingham Ntt Nottingham Royal Concert Hall 06/17/2013 Birmingham War Symphony Hall 06/16/2013 Manchester Lancashire O2 Apollo Manchester 06/14/2013 London The O2 06/10/2013 Paris ?? Le Grand Rex 06/09/2013 Amsterdam A Ziggo Dome 06/07/2013 Frankfurt ST Alter Oper 06/05/2013 Dusseldorf NW Mitsubishi Electric Halle 06/02/2013 Berlin Berlin Tempodrom 05/31/2013 Zurich ZH Hallenstadion 05/30/2013 Vienna 9 Wiener Stadthalle 05/27/2013 Oslo 03 Oslo Spektrum 05/25/2013 Johanneshov Sto Ericsson Globe Arena 05/21/2013 Helsinki ?? Hartwall Arena 04/27/2013 Brisbane Qld QPAC Concert Hall 04/26/2013 Brisbane Qld QPAC Concert Hall 04/24/2013 Sydney Nsw Sydney Opera House 04/23/2013 Sydney Nsw Sydney Opera House 04/21/2013 St Kilda ?? Palais Theatre 04/20/2013 St Kilda ?? Palais Theatre 04/16/2013 Perth ?? Kings Park 04/13/2013 Auckland Auk Vector Arena 02/01/2013 New York NY TimesCenter Stage
Josh Groban Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 08/14/2012 Los Angeles CA Nokia Theatre LA Live 06/28/2012 Los Angeles CA Walt Disney Concert Hall
Josh Groban Tour Dates 2011
date city state venue 11/14/2011 New York NY Madison Square Garden 11/09/2011 Providence RI Dunkin Donuts Center 11/08/2011 Manchester NH Verizon Wireless Arena 11/04/2011 Uniondale NY Nassau Coliseum 11/02/2011 Norfolk VA Scope 11/01/2011 North Charleston SC North Charleston Coliseum 10/29/2011 Orlando FL Amway Center 10/28/2011 Tampa FL Amalie Arena 10/26/2011 Sunrise FL BB&T Center 09/04/2011 Winnipeg MB MTS Centre 09/02/2011 Edmonton AB Rexall Place 09/01/2011 Calgary AB Scotiabank Saddledome 08/30/2011 Vancouver BC Rogers Arena 08/27/2011 Seattle WA Key Arena 08/26/2011 Portland OR Moda Center at the Rose Quarter 08/24/2011 Sacramento CA Sleep Train Arena 08/23/2011 San Jose CA SAP Center 08/20/2011 Las Vegas NV MGM Grand Garden Arena 08/19/2011 Phoenix AZ US Airways Center 08/17/2011 Los Angeles CA Staples Center 08/13/2011 Salt Lake City UT EnergySolutions Arena 08/12/2011 Denver CO Pepsi Center 08/10/2011 Des Moines IA Wells Fargo Arena 08/09/2011 Milwaukee WI BMO Harris Bradley Center 08/06/2011 Grand Rapids MI Van Andel Arena 08/05/2011 Columbus OH Schottenstein Center 08/03/2011 Pittsburgh PA Consol Energy Center 08/02/2011 Newark NJ Prudential Center 07/30/2011 Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena 07/29/2011 Philadelphia PA Wells Fargo Center 07/27/2011 Washington DC Verizon Center 07/26/2011 Boston MA TD Garden 07/23/2011 Montreal QC Bell Centre 07/22/2011 Kanata ON Scotiabank Place 07/19/2011 London ON Budweiser Gardens 07/18/2011 Toronto ON Air Canada Centre 07/16/2011 Auburn Hills MI The Palace of Auburn Hills 07/15/2011 Cincinnati OH US Bank Arena 07/13/2011 Chicago IL United Center 07/12/2011 Indianapolis IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse 07/09/2011 Green Bay WI Resch Center 07/08/2011 Minneapolis MN Target Center 06/15/2011 Hershey PA Giant Center 06/14/2011 Richmond VA Richmond Coliseum 06/11/2011 Raleigh NC PNC Arena 06/10/2011 Charlotte NC Time Warner Cable Arena 06/08/2011 Duluth GA The Arena At Gwinnett Center 06/07/2011 Greenville SC Bon Secours Wellness Arena 06/04/2011 Cleveland OH Quicken Loans Arena 06/03/2011 Buffalo NY First Niagara Center 05/28/2011 Moline IL i wireless Center 05/27/2011 Saint Louis MO Scottrade Center 05/25/2011 Kansas City MO Sprint Center 05/24/2011 Omaha NE CenturyLink Center Omaha 05/21/2011 Wichita KS INTRUST Bank Arena 05/20/2011 Tulsa OK BOK Center 05/18/2011 San Antonio TX AT&T Center 05/16/2011 Dallas TX American Airlines Center 05/14/2011 Houston TX Toyota Center 05/12/2011 New Orleans LA UNO Lakefront Arena 01/13/2011 Toronto ON Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Josh Groban Tour Dates 2010
date city state venue 11/18/2010 New York NY Town Hall 11/13/2010 New Haven CT Shubert Theater 11/10/2010 Santa Barbara CA The Granada 11/07/2010 San Diego CA Balboa Theatre 11/06/2010 Palm Desert CA McCallum Theatre