Review: Josh Groban brings emotion, levity to the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa
You might dislike Josh Groban's music — even he describes his poperatic golden-throating as "serious as a heart attack" — but it's hard not to crush on the man himself. As the 32-year-old baritone proved during his Friday stop at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, there's a very funny dude, and a heck of a showboat, underneath all that raise-me-upmanship.
Performing in the round, with an oval stage in the middle of the venue allowing all 10,081 fans dreamy views of the singer and his wavy locks, Groban — dressed in a scalper-chic outfit of white sneakers, skinny jeans and blazer — was flanked by bandmates on each side, rock musicians and classical musicians and backing singers who better be darn good to keep up with their boss.
For Sean Daly's full review of Josh Groban in Tampa, click here.