‘Josh Groban: Stages Live’ Concert to Premiere in Select U.S. Cinemas on Feb. 4 Only
Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Records Bring the Singer-Songwriter’s Performance of His GRAMMY®-Nominated Album to the Big Screen With a Live Q&A
DENVER – January 11, 2016 – Join award-winning musician Josh Groban as he performs his GRAMMY-nominated, seventh studio album, Stages, recorded in a live and intimate setting at the historic Los Angeles Theatre. Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Records present “Josh Groban: Stages Live” on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. CT/5:30 p.m. MT and 7:30 p.m. PT. The special cinematic event features previously unreleased concert footage and a live Q&A with Groban, taking questions from fans in the audience and via social media before his performance.
Recorded before a live audience at the striking French Baroque theater, Groban delves into his first love –Broadway musicals– and brings some of the most iconic of these songs to life with timeless melodies and lyrics, including “All I Ask of You” (The Phantom of the Opera), “Anthem” (Chess), “Bring Him Home” (Les Misérables), “Pure Imagination” (Charlie & the Chocolate Factory) and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” (The Wizard of Oz), among many others.
Tickets for “Josh Groban: Stages Live” can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in nearly 400 movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
Possessing one of the most outstanding and instantly recognizable voices in music, singer, songwriter, and actor Josh Groban has entertained fans across the globe with his multi-platinum albums and DVDs (over 30 million sold worldwide), electrifying live performances, and comedic film and television appearances. The 34-year-old Los Angeles native has released seven studio albums, 2001’s self-titled 5x-platinum debut, 2003’s 6x-platinum Closer, 2006’s double-platinum Awake, 2007’s 6x-platinum Grammy-nominated Noel, 2010’s Illuminations, and 2013’s All That Echoes, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, giving Groban his first No. 1 debut and third chart-topper.
In April of 2015, Groban released Stages, a collection of some of the greatest songs from musical theater. The album has been nominated for a 2016 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. He has appeared in the feature films Crazy, Stupid, Love, Coffee Town, and Muppets Most Wanted, as well as on NBC’s The Office, FX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and CBS’ The Crazy Ones. An active arts education philanthropist and advocate, Groban is a member of Americans for the Arts Artists Committee and Groban’s Find Your Light Foundation helps enrich the lives of young people through arts, education, and cultural awareness.
“Theater and musical theater have always been in my heart,” Groban said. “These are songs I’ve wanted to sing since I was in high school.”
Fathom Events Vice President of Programming Kymberli Frueh said, “We are ecstatic to bring such a talented artist to cinemas across the country. Audience members will have a front row seat to one of the most moving musical performances from a leading force in the music industry.”
Josh Groban will hit the road this summer in support of his massively successful album Stages. JOSH GROBAN: ON STAGE, produced by Live Nation, kicks off on July 15, 2016 in New Orleans, LA and will hit more than 20 cities around the country. Sarah McLachlan will join Josh Groban as a special guest on select dates during the tour. For complete tour, ticket, and VIP package information visit LiveNation.com.
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Fathom Events takes audiences behind-the-scenes and offers unique extras, creating the ultimate entertainment experience. It is owned by a consortium called AC JV, LLC., comprised of AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States. In addition, Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to 820 locations in 177 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
About Warner Bros. Records
Warner Bros. Records is one of the most successful recording companies in music history and home to some of the most influential and innovative artists of our time. Its reputation and extraordinary roster of new and established recording artists is unparalleled, and its collective influence on pop culture is without precedent. With a visionary approach toward discovering and nurturing musical talent, the Warner Bros. Records family of labels is currently home to an impressive generation of major artists. The Warner Bros. roster includes Adam Lambert, Damon Albarn, Lily Allen, Disturbed, The Black Keys, Michael Bublé, Gary Clark Jr., Biffy Clyro, Duran Duran, Jason Derulo, The Flaming Lips, Foals, Goo Goo Dolls, Green Day, Josh Groban, Jenny Lewis, Linkin Park, Mac Miller, Mastodon, Kylie Minogue, Muse, Nico & Vinz, Robert Plant, Prince, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Damien Rice, Tegan and Sara, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Wu-Tang Clan, Neil Young, and many others. Up-and-coming artists include Royal Blood, Atlas Genius, Bebe Rexha, Big Data, Echosmith, Lianne La Havas, Jake Miller, Priory, Brandy Clark, Lukas Graham, Andra Day, Kaya Stewart, Greg Holden, and PHASES. The rich and diversified catalog on the Warner Bros. family of labels includes recordings by Black Sabbath, Miles Davis, Dire Straits, the Grateful Dead, the Kinks, Madonna, Randy Newman, the Ramones, Talking Heads, James Taylor, Frank Sinatra, Van Morrison, Van Halen and others.