Josh Groban coming "Straight To You" all year long

Multi-platinum singer Josh Groban has unveiled dates and venues for his extensive North American outing behind the recently released album, "Illuminations." // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Multi-platinum singer Josh Groban has unveiled dates and venues for his extensive North American outing behind the recently released album, "Illuminations."

The tour, dubbed "Straight To You," gets started May 12 in New Orleans and pushes through 60 cities across the continent well into winter. The itinerary, which is listed at right, includes nearly a dozen Canadian performances. More concerts will be added the schedule in the coming weeks, according to a press release.

Tickets for most shows go on sale this weekend (3/4-5), while fans can purchase tickets for the May 12 tour opener March 18. More information regarding onsales is available at the musician's website.

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The "Straight To You" road trip will feature stage design, lighting and projection, as well as audience interaction. A setlist spanning Groban's decade-long discography is also expected.

"Illuminations," Groban's fifth studio set, hit shelves in November. The Rick Rubin-produced effort debuted at No. 4 on The Billboard 200, making it his fourth consecutive Top 5 album.

 tour dates and tickets

May 2011
12 - New Orleans, LA - Lakefront Arena
14 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center Arena
16 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Arena
18 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center
20 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
21 - Wichita, KS - InTrust Bank Arena
24 - Omaha, NE - Qwest Center
25 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
27 - St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center
28 - Moline, IL - iWireless Center

June 2011
3 - Buffalo, NY - HBSC
4 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena
7 - Greenville, SC - Bi-Lo Center
8 - Duluth, GA - Gwinnett Arena
10 - Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena
11 - Raleigh, NC - RBC Center
14 - Richmond, VA - Richmond Coliseum
15 - Hershey, PA - Giant Center

July 2011
8 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center
9 - Green Bay, WI - Resch Center
12 - Indianapolis, IN - Conseco Fieldhouse
13 - Chicago, IL - United Center
15 - Cincinnati, OH - US Bank Arena
16 - Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
18 - Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
19 - London, Ontario - John LaBatte Centre
22 - Ottawa, Ontario - Scotiabank Place Arena
23 - Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre
26 - Boston, MA - TD Garden
27 - Washington, DC - Verizon Center
29 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Arena
30 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena

August 2011
2 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center
3 - Pittsburgh, PA - ConSol Engery Center
5 - Columbus, OH - Scottenstein Center
6 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
9 - Milwaukee, WI - Bradley Center
10 - Des Moines, IA - Wells Fargo Arena
12 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
13 - Salt Lake City, UT - Energy Solutions Arena
16 - San Diego, CA - Viejas Arena
17 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
19 - Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Center
20 - Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena
23 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion
24 - Sacramento, CA - Power Balance Pavilion
26 - Portland, OR - Rose Garden Arena
27 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena
30 - Vancouver, British Columbia - Rogers Arena

September 2011
1 - Calgary, Alberta - Scotiabank Saddledome
2 - Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place
4 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre

October 2011
26 - Sunrise, FL - Bank Atlantic Center
28 - Tampa, FL - St. Pete Times Forum
29 - Orlando, FL - Amway Arena

November 2011
1 - Charleston, SC - North Charleston Coliseum
2 - Norfolk, VA - Scope Arena
4 - Uniondale, NY - Nassau Coliseum
8 - Manchester, NH - Verizon Wireless Arena
9 - Providence, RI - Dunkin Donuts Arena
14 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden

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