27 May, 2013

Blast from the Past - AOL Sessions 2004...

Back in 2004 Josh performed 7 songs for Sessions@AOL.
Per Te
Mi Mancherai
Remember When It Rained
Mi Morena
To Where You Are
Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)
Even though it's not the best video quality (only 240p), I hope you enjoy.

21 May, 2013

Moscow concert...

A fun clip from the Moscow concert.

Thanks to @RUS_Grobanites we have a translation.
Josh: Thank you for being here tonight.
Ruslan: *translates it properly*

Josh: It has been my dream to come to this country for my whole life.
Ruslan: *translates it properly*

Josh: Not only for amazing people...
Ruslan: Not only for beautiful women...

Josh: The great arts & the culture that you have here.
Ruslan: Specially, the women's gymnastics national team

Josh: And of course the great food, delicious food you have here.
Ruslan: Mmmm...women you have here...oh *wagging head*

Josh: Even my band who's been travelling a very very long way to be here feel the same.
Ruslan: Even our musical band agree about women..

Josh: So, it is with great pleasure that I sing for you tonight.
Ruslan: After the concert here will be a big afterparty.

Josh: I hope you'll enjoy.
Ruslan: Room # 2309.

Josh: Thank you.
Ruslan: Alcohol free. *winking*
Set List -
  1. Brave 
  2. Don't give up 
  3. February Song 
  4. Alejate 
  5. Happy In My Heartache 
  6. AllŠ° Luce Del Sole 
  7. The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress 
  8. Sincera 
  9. Hollow Talk 
  10. Live & Let Die (instrumental) 
  11. Drum Solo 
  12. Voce Existe Em Mim 
  13. Un Alma Mas 
  14. Vincent 
  15. To Where You Are 
  16. Machine 
  17. I Believe 
  18. You Raise Me Up

Interview from Russia...

Watch here.

10 May, 2013

Huffington Post Interview...

Twitter Chat...

Josh just conducted a Twitter Chat where fans could #AskJosh questions. Big thank you shout out to jgsurfdivajg on FoJG for compiling the questions and answers in an easy to read format.


‏@LorettaO #AskJosh what will be the 1st question you answer today?

@LorettaO This one!! Congrats, Batman!


@joshgroban how is your album #AllThatEchos similar and/or different from your previous albums? #AskJosh

@JohnG500 I wanted the traditional lushness of older records but with a more rhythmic and energetic feel. all about balance #askjosh


@joshgroban #AskJosh What’s the most absurd fear you have?

@JesicaXD Probably the fear of cyborg government operated pigeons. And failure. #askjosh


#AskJosh who picks the songs for the tour, you or musical director? What does your musical director do? #askjosh

@PiscesLikeJosh It's a collaboration. We try many different set lists in rehearsal but it also comes down to what the fans want! #askjosh


#askJosh When will we see a Josh Groban action figure...with a unicorn like mane?

@suckstoyoassmar From what I hear the Shia Labeouf action figure looks a bit like me. According to him at least. No mane yet!! yet. #askjosh


@joshgroban Favorite type of cheese?! #askjosh

@iamchelseadunn Old Amsterdam! Or swiss. Hot damn I'm hungry. #askjosh


@joshgroban #AskJosh do you consider your favorite grey jeans to be "lucky pants" ??

@tazkitty I actually have TONS of them. I'm like Ernest. Closet full of grey jeans. I like them because they go well with boots. #askjosh


@joshgroban are you planning another collaboration with your brother? #AskJosh

@JoshGrobanFanAr YES! Another video is going to be made..just don't know which song. Which would you like to see? He's so talented! #askjosh


@joshgroban What is your current ringtone? #askjosh

@szaszy0201 banana phone, of course! #askjosh


@joshgroban #AskJosh which is cuter - the koala or the kangaroo?

@jotan80 Koala takes the win. Maybe cutest animal ever. #askjosh


@joshgroban apart from traffic, what really annoys you? #askjosh

@jules_parky When someone says "now thats funny" but doesn't actually laugh. #askjosh


#AskJosh I'm a classical singer that attends Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, maybe we can sing together one day? @joshgroban

@RebecaCascio Congrats! Love Seattle. What voice type are you? maybe we can


#askJosh @joshgroban Can You type without looking at the keys?

@PhiladelphiAnne YesST I Cenn! #assJorsh


@joshgroban what is your favorite condiment? #AskJosh

@bethgsings HOT SAUCE!! #askjosh



@WhootOwlAlto soon I hope. #askjosh


@joshgroban What kind of books do you love to read? #AskJosh

@EstherS34 Usually i like dense non-fiction stuff but lately i've started getting into adventure novels. reading The Night Circus#askjosh


@joshgroban #askjosh For the North American arena tour, to you have any opening acts planned?

@KatieEloraMary YES!! Will announce in the coming months! Gonna be great. #askjosh


#AskJosh what's your favorite ride at Disneyland and why???

@Jennylovesfame Splash Mountain because of the ridiculous picture you get at the end of it. Or haunted mansion. #askjosh


#AskJosh What makes you nervous before performances and what soothes you?Where do you get this energy?Admirable!!!

@ingezaunreiter Thanks!! the uncertainty makes me nervous. But ultimately i can't wait to get out there. have to find the zone! #askjosh


@joshalipe favorite midnight snack? #AskJosh

@kneekey_1D @joshalipe Buffalo wheat thins. they are a horrible horrible weakness. still so hungry. #askjosh


@joshgroban What is Sweeney's favourite way to misbehave? #AskJosh

@charbrentwood He's an expert escape artist. He also loves to pull things out of the trash when he's upset or bored. PUNK! #askjosh


@joshgroban what do you like to do in your spare time? #AskJosh

@ABSolute_value6 Tennis, video games, books, hypnosis, micro brewing, alpaca breeding, whittling, and riding my bike.


#AskJosh Any advice to someone who is going into the performing arts as a career?

@AmySoraghan Find what makes you unique, work hard and be humble about the work. Don't be afraid to take risks and be nice! #askjosh


#AskJosh chocolate or sport ?

@futrinkaspace CHOCOLATE SPORTS #askjosh


@joshgroban How do you find the necessary energy to perform night after night on tour? #AskJosh

@annapip99 Honestly I always think i'm spent after each show but with a full nights sleep I'm recharged and ready again. weird! #askjosh


Do you like gummi bears? #AskJosh

@Ratatouille78 I pretty much like gummi anything #askjosh


#AskJosh Hey , Josh,thank you for your existence. Your fans in Brazil love you, and we still have hope to have you here.

@Dannygroban thank you!! I am hoping to plan a concert in brazil soon! has been a dream for me. thank you for your patience! #askjosh


@joshgroban Any Broadway runs in your future? I hope so!!! #AskJosh

@SolSister819 definitely! Always eyeing a possible broadway debut...has to be the right time and the right show but it WILL happen. #askjosh


#AskJosh @joshgroban do you watch Hannibal?

@MaeOhNice yeah!! its beautifully shot! crazy violent though right?? #askjosh


#AskJosh What is your current favorite TV show? @Joshgroban

@JaclynS8190 game of thrones!!! #askjosh


#AskJosh Will there be choirs performing on Live tour?
@Survivor_bear yes!! vocalists will be a big part of the new tour #askjosh


#AskJosh Do you think you will ever dance on stage?

@Nygirl79 stranger things HAVE happened, but not many. we'll see. #askjosh


#AskJosh have you ever shaved your head?

@ScrabblePasta yeah i had a buzz cut once when i was a kid. never doing that again, my head looked like a strange fuzzy peanut. #askjosh


This girls' tweets are now protected, but her question was something along the lines if you had one last day on earth what would you do?

@NovaSaysana teach #askjosh


josh groban ‏@joshgroban Ok i have time for just a few more questions!! they've been awesome! #askjosh


@joshgroban what are your thoughts re: carnations? Tacky or vintage? #askjosh

@lydiahejka I have a soft spot for carnations. Mohammed Ali gave me one when i met him as a kid. Still kept it!

@joshgroban can i be your water girl on tour? #askjosh

@LovelyLolaBlue sure! i LOVE water. There's a uniform though! #askjosh


#AskJosh I miss "Groban's Garden" ... will there be a continuance someday?? ;-) @joshgroban

@GreenIrishSocks i really want to do more Groban's Gardens...we need to get more of those great kid recipes! mmm they were tasty. #askjosh


@joshgroban does YOUR nose itch when your hands are full? #AskJosh

@cowen1981 ALL THE FREAKING TIME. is that you doing that? are you a witch?? WHAT KIND OF SORCERY IS THIS?! #askjosh


#AskJosh what is your favorite marine animal? @joshgroban

@_ashlieghnicole sea horses!! the males can get pregnant!! HOW CRAZY IS THAT SHIZZ? #askjosh


@joshgroban What socks are you wearing today #AskJosh

@mandi3059 blue with lightning bolts! #askjosh


josh groban ‏@joshgroban PHEW! Ok thats all i have time for today, that was fun. thanks for all the questions and for making #askjosh trend in the US! til next time!

08 May, 2013

07 May, 2013

New American Cancer Society PSA...

Featuring Josh alongside Jeri Ryan, Jamie Lynn Sigler & Mary J Blige.

"In The Round" Tour...

Josh has announced the North American "In The Round" tour that will kick off in October. An exclusive fan pre-sale commences on May 7th with general ticket sales commencing on May 10th at LiveNation.com and Ticketmaster.com. Check joshgroban.com for more information.

10/02 - Boise, ID - Taco Bell Arena
10/04 - Seattle, WA - KeyArena
10/06 - Sacramento, CA - Sleep Train Arena
10/07 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion at San Jose
10/09 - Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Center
10/11 - Salt Lake City, UT - EnergySolutions Arena
10/13 - Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena
10/16 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
10/19 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center
10/20 - Chicago, IL - United Center
10/22 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
10/23 - Detroit, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
10/25 - Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
10/27 - Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
10/28 - Boston, MA - TD Garden
10/30 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center
11/02 - Pittsburgh, PA - CONSOL Energy Center
11/03 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
11/06 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - BB&T Center
11/08 - Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay Times Forum
11/09 - Orlando, FL - Amway Center
11/12 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
11/13 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center

Picture source

05 May, 2013

Australian/NZ tour YouTube playlist...

Couldn't make it Down Under for the tour, well don't worry. Thanks to kayp29, here is a YouTube playlist of the Aussie Concert set list from clips found on YouTube.  Quite a few are in HD, so make sure you change the quality of the clip to watch these.  Some videos aren't that great, but in most cases the sound is pretty good.  Enjoy!

  • Brave 
  • You Are Loved 
  • February Song 
  • Alejate 
  • Happy In My Heartache 
  • Alla Luce Del Sole 
  • The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress 
  • Sincera 
  • Hollow Talk -Live & Let Die (instrumental featuring Tariqh Akoni, Christian Hebel & Andre Manga) 
  • Voce Overture (Josh Drum Solo) 
  • Voce Existe Em Mim
  • Falling Slowly 
  • Vincent (featuring Tariqh Akoni & Christian Hebel) 
  • To Where You Are 
  • Machine 
  • I Believe When I Fall in Love.
  • Awake (dedicated to Boston) 
  • You Raise Me Up 
ENCORE 2 (Syd Night 1; and Brisbane Nights 1 & 2)
  • Smile