"JOSH GROBAN LIVE: All That Echoes" Intimate Performance Broadcast to U.S. Cinemas This February
NCM®Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Records Present Special One-Night Event with Interactive Fan Q&A Session Broadcast Live from the Famed Allen Room in New York on Monday, Feb. 4
CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Showcasing one of the most powerful and unique voices in modern popular music, NCM® Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Records will present "JOSH GROBAN LIVE: All That Echoes." Broadcasting the superstar singer's new album release event to select movie theaters nationwide on Monday, Feb. 4at 7:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT and tape delayed at 7:30 p.m. MT/PT, this intimate one-night event will feature Groban as he performs hits from his 12-year career, highlighted by exclusive selections from his new album, "All That Echoes." Fans will be among the first to hear these new songs performed live, on the eve of the album's release as well as request songs to be included in Groban's playlist performed from New York's famed Allen Room which features a stunning 50' x 90' window overlooking Central Park. Groban will also answer fan questions submitted via Twitter and text messages prior to this live event.
Tickets for "JOSH GROBAN LIVE: All That Echoes" are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the NCM Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). The event will be broadcast to more than 500 select movie theaters across the country through NCM's exclusive Digital Broadcast Network. This cinema event is being produced by LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER, a Lincoln Center Media Production.
"To have the chance to perform songs new and old and interact with Q&A with fans across the country is truly awesome," said Groban. "Fathom gives me that reach using state-of-the-art visual and sound at your local movie theater to experience a concert experience unique to any other. What a great way to kick off the album release!"
Fans will have the opportunity to win a pair of tickets to see the show live in New York City by entering the sweepstakes on the Josh Groban website. One sweepstakes winner will be picked at random and receive round trip airfare, hotel accommodations and tickets to attend "JOSH GROBAN LIVE: All That Echoes."
The superstar's forthcoming release, his sixth studio album "All That Echoes," is produced by Warner Bros. Records chairman Rob Cavallo and will be available February 5. Groban co-wrote seven of the 12 tracks that appear on "All That Echoes," which also includes five covers, including Stevie Wonder's "I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever)", Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová's "Falling Slowly" (the Oscar®-winning song from the film Once), and Jimmy Webb's "The Moon's A Harsh Mistress." Special guests on the album include Grammy®-winning trumpet player Arturo Sandoval on "Un Alma Mas" and Italian superstar vocalist Laura Pausini on "E Ti Prometerro."
"This highly anticipated musical event will be an amazing visual and audio experience for Josh Groban fans as he serenades audiences from the Allen Room and its magnificent backdrop of New York's Central Park," said Dan Diamond, senior vice president of NCM Fathom Events. "Movie theaters across the country will be transformed into a romantic concert as Josh debuts songs from his new album just in time for Valentine's Day."
About National CineMedia (NCM)
NCM operates NCM Media Networks, a leading integrated media company reaching U.S. consumers in movie theaters, online and through mobile technology. The NCM Cinema Network and NCM Fathom Events present cinema advertising and events across the nation's largest digital in-theater network, comprised of theaters owned by AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYS: CNK) , Regal Entertainment Group (NYS: RGC) and other leading regional theater circuits. NCM's theater advertising network covers 183 Designated Market Areas® (49 of the top 50) and includes over 19,300 screens (over 18,400 digital). During 2011, approximately 680 million patrons (on an annualized basis) attended movies shown in theaters in which NCM currently has exclusive, cinema advertising agreements in place. The NCM Fathom Events live digital broadcast network ("DBN") is comprised of over 720 locations in 170 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). The NCM Interactive Network offers 360-degree integrated marketing opportunities in combination with cinema, encompassing 41 entertainment-related websites, online widgets and mobile applications. National CineMedia, Inc. (NAS: NCMI) owns a 48.6% interest in and is the managing member of National CineMedia LLC. For more information, visit www.ncm.com or www.FathomEvents.com.
About Josh Groban
Possessing one of the most outstanding and instantly recognizable voices in music, singer, songwriter and actor Josh Groban is a triple-threat who has entertained fans across the globe with his multi-platinum albums and DVDs (over 25 million sold worldwide), electrifying live performances, and comedic film and television appearances. The Los Angeles native first broke through in 2001 with his self-titled double-platinum debut album, followed by 2003's multi-platinum Closer, featuring the smash hit "You Raise Me Up", and 2006's double-platinum Awake. In 2007, the Grammy-nominated star became the best-selling recording artist of the year thanks to sales of Awake and his blockbuster Grammy-nominated Christmas album, Noel - the best-selling album of 2007. Groban ranks as Billboard's 14th top-selling artist of the 2000s with more than 20 million units sold in the U.S. alone. Josh is the only artist to have two albums appear on the Top 20 best-selling albums list of the past decade. In November 2010, Groban released Illuminations, which debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard's Top 200 chart (Groban's fourth consecutive Top 5 chart bow) and reached platinum status just two months later. In the year following Illuminations' release, Josh completed an 87-city "Straight To You" World Tour, appeared in the feature film Crazy, Stupid, Love and on NBC's The Office.
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. The label was founded in 1958 by Jack Warner, the last of the original pioneering Warner brothers, as an offshoot of Warner Bros. Studios. In 1996, the company acquired Frank Sinatra's legendary Reprise label to form Warner/Reprise. With a visionary approach toward discovering and nurturing musical talent, the Warner Bros. family of labels is currently home to an impressive generation of major artists including Avenged Sevenfold, Birdy, The Black Keys, Cher, Green Day, The Flaming Lips, Gary Clark Jr., Goo Goo Dolls, Jason Derulo, Josh Groban, Kimbra, Linkin Park, LP, Michael Buble, Muse, Neil Young, Neon Hitch, Outasight, Muse, Regina Spektor, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Seal, and many others. The rich and diversified catalog includes recordings by Black Sabbath, Miles Davis, Dire Straits, The Grateful Dead, The Kinks, Madonna, Randy Newman, Prince, The Ramones, R.E.M, Talking Heads, James Taylor, Frank Sinatra, Van Morrison, Van Halen and others. Now in its sixth decade, Warner Bros. Records' is committed to presenting the world's best music and attracting the most exciting and original artists.
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