Concert Review: Josh Groban at Quicken Loans Arena

Dont hate on him just because your mom likes him
  • Don't hate on him just because your mom likes him

“I hope to win you over,” Josh Groban said to a nine-year-old girl who was at the singer's Quicken Loans Arena concert on Saturday night with her mom. He told the girl this after she confessed that her favorite concert was the Jonas Brothers. Groban said they were a hard act to follow.

Groban is quite good at connecting with his audience, as that exchange proved.

Rather than stand onstage the whole night, the 30-year-old singer worked his way through the crowd between songs, talking to fans, cracking jokes, and even finding new talent when a New Philadelphia music teacher told him she wanted to duet. Groban obliged, and the woman ended up getting a standing ovation from the Q crowd and a barrage of praise from Groban, who seemed genuinely surprised at how good she was.

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