SOURCE: Reprise Records

January 17, 2008 16:00 ET

Josh Groban to Appear at 'Concerts For A Cause' Fundraiser; M and LIVEstyle Entertainment Plan Unique Evening During Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah

Park City Jazz Foundation, One Heart Foundation and The Josh Groban Foundation to Benefit From January 23rd Event

PARK CITY, UT--(Marketwire - January 17, 2008) - LIVEstyle Entertainment and M - The Marketplace for Superlative Residences have announced a very special evening with Josh Groban and Friends which will take place on the evening of January 23rd during the Sundance Film Festival. The event is part of the 'Concerts For A Cause' series with proceeds from the evening being donated to The Josh Groban Foundation, The Park City Jazz Festival and One Heart Foundation.

Under the banner of "Jazz For A Cause," the M Member private event sponsored evening will include not only the multi-platinum Grammy nominated recording star Josh Groban but noted jazz singer Anna Wilson. Groban, whose recent Christmas album NOEL was No. 1 for five weeks on the Billboard Pop Charts, was also the biggest selling artist in 2007.

The event will include an "M Auction" of unique and prized items. Funds raised will support jazz education, The Josh Groban Foundation and the One Heart Foundation.

LIVEstyle Entertainment is the largest film festival event production and marketing company in North America and a leading innovator in live event-based cause marketing initiatives. LIVEstyle's network of partnerships with studios, labels, talent, media and branded entertainment properties provides clients access to scalable levels of engagement to the entire spectrum of event based marketing in film, music, fashion, sports and nightlife. More information can be found at www.livestyle.net.

M is a private firm that brokers confidential, "by invitation only" sales of extraordinary properties. M and its partners, around the world, provide luxury lifestyle experiences through the M Club. More information can be found at www.bidwinlive.com.

The Josh Groban Foundation (501c3) directly helps children in need around the world through contributions to the arts, education and healthcare. Organizations who have benefited from this foundation include NOAH (Nurturing Orphans of Aids and Humanity www.noahorphans.org.za), South Central Gifted Scholar Fund (www.scgsf.org), NOLA Choir Project - St. Mary's Dominican All Girl's High School in New Orleans, Operation USA-JGF (www.opusa.org), 4664 - The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Los Angeles County High School for the Arts amongst others.

The Park City Jazz Foundation (PCJF) is a non-profit organization committed to promoting jazz music through education, performances and awareness. The annual Park City Jazz Festival has for the last ten years presented world-renowned jazz artists.

One Heart Foundation, supported by M, is a non-profit volunteer organization.

Contact Information

  • For More Information on Josh Groban please contact:
    Liz Rosenberg
    Warner Bros./Reprise Records Publicity
    liz.rosenberg@wbr.com
    212-707-3256

    For More Information on M please contact:
    Robin Whitney
    Whitney Advertising and Design
    robin@whitneyonline.com
    435-647-2918