Josh Groban’s “Straight To You” world tour coming to HP Pavilion

Groban recently performed the National Anthem at the 60th Annual NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles.

Josh Groban

Josh GrobanJosh Groban’s “Straight To You” world tour will visit San Jose with an August 23rd HP Pavilion performance.

The “Straight To You” Tour will bring the feel of a theater experience to an arena setting though stage design, lighting, and projection, as well as through the spontaneity and interactivity Groban delighted his fans with during last year’s “Before We Begin” shows.

As a result, for the “Straight To You” shows, Groban will continue to interact with audiences and perform favorites from his best-selling albums, including his self-titled debut, Closer, and Awake, as well as songs from Illuminations.

Released by 143/Reprise Records on November 15th, Illuminations debuted at No. 4 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart (Groban’s fourth consecutive Top 5 chart bow), selling 191,337 units in its first week.

Entertainment Weekly declared that “Illuminations might be Groban’s handsomest effort yet.” USA Today raved: “Illuminations yields glowing music. Sturdy, deeply personal statements, brimming with poignancy.” The New York Times also praised the album, saying it “showcases Mr. Groban’s songwriting” and “reflects the conviction that gallantry can also be pensive and uncertain.”

Groban recently performed the National Anthem at the 60th Annual NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 5th at 10:00am. They will be available at, at select Live Nation and Ticketmaster retail outlets and via Charge-By-Phone (800.745.3000).

A ticket pre-sale for members of Josh’s fanclub, Friend’s of Josh Groban, will begin Wednesday, March 2nd. Visit for access to pre-sale tickets and a chance to meet Josh on his upcoming tour.

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