Jason Mraz has announced plans for a 17-city live tour. The dates – dubbed “An Evening With Jason Mraz, Solo Acoustic” – begin Thursday, March 8th at Raleigh, NC’s Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and then continue through the month.
Today’s tour announcement follows the recent news that Mraz will be extending his Broadway debut run in the hit musical, Waitress, with performances now scheduled through January 28th. The two-time GRAMMY® Award-winner will be joined from January 16th by Tony and GRAMMY® Award-nominated Waitress composer Sara Bareilles, making her long awaited return to the production. Mraz and Bareilles have a long history of collaboration, having previously teamed with for two songs on 2015’s top 10 album, “WHAT’S INSIDE: SONGS FROM WAITRESS.”
In other news, Mraz has co-written and performed a new original song, “Can’t Hold Out On Love,” to be featured in the upcoming Warner Bros. feature film, Father Figures, arriving in theaters nationwide on December 22nd.
Mraz recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of his RIAA platinum certified major label debut album, “WAITING FOR MY ROCKET TO COME,” with the album’s first-time-ever vinyl release. The “WAITING FOR MY ROCKET TO COME” double LP is available now on standard black vinyl at all music retailers carrying vinyl records.
As PEOPLE recently noted, “WAITING FOR MY ROCKET TO COME” launched Mraz “from the Southern California coffee house scene into global stardom and the forefront of contemporary American singer-songwriters.” Released October 15th, 2002, “the album indeed propelled Mraz to the forefront of contemporary American pop, fueled by a trio of indelible hit singles in “You And I Both,” “Curbside Prophet,” and the #1 favorite, “The Remedy (I Won’t Worry).” The latter single proved Mraz’s breakthrough, ascending to the top 15 on Billboard’s “Hot 100” while also reaching the top of the “Top 40 Adult Recurrents” chart.