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Josh Groban: In the Round 2013 Tour–Ticket Giveaway (closed)

May 10, 2013

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I am so excited! I adore Josh Groban! I have been following his musical talents since I first heard his song and watched him on the TV show Ally McBeal. Anyone remember that show? Josh performed on the 2001 season finale singing “You’re Still You”. There are not many singers that take my breath away plus give me the chills, Josh Groban does that to me with each musical masterpiece.

My favorite of his albums is actually the Christmas album – Noel. I play it all the time during the holidays. A knockout performance is the duet with Celine Dion The Prayer. OMG chills! Josh’s newest album is All That Echoes.

I have always wanted to see Josh in a live performance. I now have the chance. The wonderful people at Live Nation have provided me with 2 tickets to see his In The Round Tour. I will be making a special trip to Las Vegas to see him at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in October. I can’t wait! Thank you very much Live Nation!


The In the Round tour starts this fall in early October, visiting many cities nationwide plus two stops in Canada. The In the Round Tour will give fans a one-of-a-kind concert experience. Placed in the middle of the venue floor, a 360-degree stage will allow Josh to interact with fans from all sides of the venue and hear Groban sing classic songs that span his illustrious 12 year career.

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

You can buy tickets now!

Sweepstakes: Enter the Special Mother’s Day Sweepstakes at Live Nation. You could win 2 tickets plus a meet & greet with Josh! Oh my, I would just swoon. Hurry and enter as the sweepstakes ends May 12th!

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Love Josh Groban?

Here is your chance to win!

ONE very lucky reader will win Two Tickets to see Josh Groban at the venue of your choice!

Thank you very much Live Nation!

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Giveaway ends on 5/20/2013 at 11:59 PM EST. ONE PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD and IP address. Open to US and Canada addresses only. No PO Boxes. Must be 18 years of age and over. Winner will be chosen randomly and contacted by email. Please respond within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen.

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Disclosure: No monetary compensation was offered or accepted for this post. Gratis product was received in order to write my honest review. The opinions above are my own and were not influenced in any way. Others experience may vary. Terms of Use. Sweepstakes not affiliated with Facebook.

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Legacy Recordings: Paul Anka Duets CD–Giveaway (closed)

April 2, 2013

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Walking into my dad’s home office is like walking into a time warp of music. He loves listening to all types of music all day long. One of his favorites, and mine, is Paul Anka.Legacy Logo

The music, and influence on music, of Paul Anka has been with us for decades. He has been named the 21st most successful artist!

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Releasing this April 9th is his newest CD – Duets. Sharing his vocal talents with many of the finest entertainers on this incredible musical journey, is a real treat for the ears.

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Check out the song list:

1. Walk A Fine Line – with George Benson and Michael McDonald

2. Find My Way Back To Your Heart – sung by Paul Anka, background vocal by Tita Hutchison

3. Do I Love You (Yes, In Every Way) – with Dolly Parton

4. This Is It – with Michael Jackson

5. I Really Miss You – with Leon Russell

6. Think I’m In Love Again – with Gloria Estefan

7. Pennies From Heaven – with Michael Bublé

8. Crazy – with Willie Nelson

9. You Are My Destiny – with Patti LaBelle

10. Les Filles de Paris – with Chris Botti

11. It’s Hard To Say Goodbye – with Celine Dion

12. She’s A Lady – with Tom Jones

13.  Hold Me ‘Til the Morning Comes – with Peter Cetera

14.  My Way – with Frank Sinatra


Did you see any of your favorite singers? A few of mine are there, Michael Buble, Gloria Estefan, Frank Sinatra and more.

Look for Paul Anka: Duets at your favorite music seller coming April 9th. For true fans, watch for Spring Tour Dates!

Love music?

Here is your chance to win!

One lucky reader will win a CD of Paul Anka: Duets

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Many thanks to Sony Music, Legacy Recordings for providing the review and giveaway product.

Disclosure: No monetary compensation was offered or accepted for this post. Gratis product was received in order to write my honest review. The opinions above are my own and were not influenced in any way. Others experience may vary. Terms of Use. Sweepstakes not affiliated with Facebook.

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Garth Brooks at the Wynn – Review

January 27, 2010

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You know a dream is like a river
Ever changin’ as it flows.

Garth Brooks at the Wynn. I just experienced the wonder of Garth. I have been a Garth Brooks fan since the first album release Garth Brooks in 1989. I am proud to say I have every album. From the first television special This is Garth Brooks in 1992 I knew I had to get to the concerts. I did! It took me a while to get to one because he was so popular the concerts were selling out. I tried and tried to get tickets. Finally I was able to get tickets to 2 nights in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – July 4, 5 in 1997 at the Myriad Convention Center. What a rush. The concert was filled with energy. He did run around the stage a lot. It was like he played to every person in the crowd as if they were the only one there. His magic to capture the audience created a fabulous singing session for Unanswered Prayers that brings chills to me to have been a part of. To this day one of the highlights of his performances is the letting of the audience sing it to him. It is a very special moment between the fans and Garth. I wanted to attend more concerts but then he retired from touring. I cried.

I have attended the Benefit concert in Los Angeles for the firefighters. When we left the concert I was in tears, my husband asking why and I said he is too good to be away from country music. He needs to come back. I also attended a charity concert for his Teammates for Kids foundation in Las Vegas. I have donated to Teammates for Kids.

I never stopped listening to the music. I have worn out my collection. I loved when More than a Memory was released. It has all the power I love in Garth’s voice. There was a Garth Brooks promotion on our local cable television when it was released and I watched the video for it over and over again, at least 3 dozen times before I stopped counting. Loved it.

When Garth and Steve Wynn made the announcement that he would be performing at the Wynn in Vegas, I cried again. My beloved Garth was coming back. I patiently waited for the ticket sale date and spent over 2 and 1/2 hours online to get my tickets. It was worth it. The show I attended was this past Sunday night 1/24/2010 at the Encore Theater of the Wynn resort. The theater is very beautiful. It is a good intimate size for enjoyment of all. Then he came out – Garth! Garth with just a guitar. No band, no cowboy hat, it was Garth as if he was sitting with you in your living room. Very casual and down to earth, almost approachable, like he was your best friend. He was sharing stories, memories and explaining his music influences. He made you laugh, join in the songs and love him all over again. There were very special moments when his lovely wife Trisha Yearwood came onto the stage. Another of my favorite artists. Her voice is of the angels. Garth and Trisha shared funny moments. Trisha sang a few of her fabulous songs and they also sang the duet In Another’s Eyes. Every person in the audience was on their feet. We love Garth and Trisha together.

To my surprise Garth started asking the audience for requests. He brought up the house lights so he could see everyone. When someone made a request he had a story about each song. Precious little stories that made you laugh and gain a whole new insight to Garth and his music. My favorite moment of the night – a gentleman stood up and mentioned he and his wife were celebrating their 38th wedding anniversary and he was shamelessly in love with her. It was a request for my all time favorite song of Garths, Shameless. It gave me goosebumps. Love it! To me the night was over too quick. I could have stayed and listened all night. I loved the casual feel of the show. I missed the cowboy hat and the oh so tight jeans but it was more than that. It was Garth from the heart. It was a moment of sharing a career of music enjoyment. It was for the fans. It was for Garth.

I am anxiously awaiting the announcement of the new show dates so I can go again. I want more.

Thank you Mr. Wynn for bringing Garth to the stage. He was missed. He will always be loved. He will always be Garth. Thank you Garth for the music. Welcome back.

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