Josh Groban Coming "Straight To You" All Year Long
March 1, 2011
By Tara Hall
Multi-platinum singer Josh Groban has unveiled dates and venues for his extensive North American outing behind the recently released album, "Illuminations."
The tour, dubbed "Straight To You," gets started May 12 in New Orleans and pushes through 60 cities across the continent well into winter. The itinerary, which is listed at right, includes nearly a dozen Canadian performances. More concerts will be added the schedule in the coming weeks, according to a press release.
Tickets for most shows go on sale this weekend (3/4-5), while fans can purchase tickets for the May 12 tour opener March 18. More information regarding onsales is available at the musician's website.
The "Straight To You" road trip will feature stage design, lighting and projection, as well as audience interaction. A setlist spanning Groban's decade-long discography is also expected.
"Illuminations," Groban's fifth studio set, hit shelves in November. The Rick Rubin-produced effort debuted at No. 4 on The Billboard 200, making it his fourth consecutive Top 5 album.