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November 15, 2006 13:47 ET

Josh Groban 29 City North American Arena Tour Announced

AWAKE Tour Follows Triumphant Release of New CD

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 15, 2006 -- Singer Josh Groban, whose new CD "AWAKE" debuts at No. 2 on the pop charts next week, will be hitting the road beginning late February. The highly anticipated AWAKE Tour announced today by Live Nation, the tour's producer, will take the multi-platinum recording artist around the globe. Concert dates for the first leg -- 29 cities -- begin February 17th in Verona, New York at the Turning Stone Casino with other highlights including NYC's Madison Square Garden on March 12th, LA's Staples Center on March 31st and the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on April 7th.

The 25-year-old Grammy nominated artist has sold over 14 million CDs and has previously toured to wild critical and fan acclaim. Billboard Magazine has hailed the new CD as a "retail and artistic titan."

Following performances last week on "Good Morning America" and "Regis and Kelly," Groban is also scheduled to appear on "Jay Leno" November 16th, the "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" November 23rd, the "American Music Awards" on November 21st and the "Kennedy Center Honors" airing in mid-December.

Tickets for the AWAKE Tour will be available for purchase at beginning November 17th at 10am for select dates.


DATE              CITY                    VENUE
Sat   Feb-17-07   Verona, NY              Turning Stone Casino
Sun   Feb-18-07   Cleveland, OH           Quicken Loans Arena
Tues  Feb-20-07   Grand Rapids, MI        Van Andel Arena
Wed   Feb-21-07   Columbus, OH            Nationwide Arena
Fri   Feb-23-07   Detroit, MI             The Palace of Auburn Hills
Sat   Feb-24-07   Chicago, IL             United Center
Mon   Feb-26-07   London, ON              John LaBatt Centre
Tues  Feb-27-07   Ottawa, ON              ScotiaBank Place
Thu   Mar-01-07   Philadelphia, PA        Wachovia Center
Fri   Mar-02-07   Boston, MA              TD BankNorth Garden
Sun   Mar-04-07   Montreal, QB            Bell Centre
Mon   Mar-05-07   Toronto, ON             Air Canada Centre
Wed   Mar-07-07   Providence, RI          Dunkin Donuts Center
Thu   Mar-08-07   Uncasville, CT          Mohegan Sun Casino
Sat   Mar-10-07   Rochester, NY           Blue Cross Arena
Mon   Mar-12-07   New York, NY            Madison Square Garden
Tues  Mar-13-07   Washington, DC          Verizon Center
Fri   Mar-16-07   Raleigh, NC             RBC Center
Sat   Mar-17-07   Atlanta, GA             Phillips Arena
Mon   Mar-19-07   Dallas, TX              American Airlines Center
Wed   Mar-21-07   Houston, TX             Toyota Center
Thu   Mar-22-07   San Antonio, TX         AT&T Center
Sun   Mar-25-07   Phoenix, AZ             US Airways Arena
Tues  Mar-27-07   Sacramento, CA          ARCO Arena
Wed   Mar-28-07   San Jose, CA            HP Pavilion
Sat   Mar-31-07   Los Angeles, CA         Staples Center
Wed   Apr-04-07   Fresno, CA              Save Mart Center
Fri   Apr-06-07   San Diego, CA           I Pay One Center
Sat   Apr-07-07   Las Vegas, NV           MGM Grand Arena

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