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Jason Mraz Adds New Tour Leg


07/07/2009
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(Atlantic Records) Jason Mraz has announced the second leg of his "Gratitude Café Tour." The first leg of the tour, which kicks off July 25th in Columbia, MD, runs through August 30.

The second leg kicks off September 14 in Dallas, TX, after a special appearance at Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival on September 6, and runs through October 10, where Mraz will close the tour with a performance at the Hollywood Bowl. Tickets will go on sale July 11th, for purchasing details visit www.jasonmraz.com.

The San Diego-based songsmith has partnered with The VH1 Save The Music Foundation to donate a portion of every ticket sold to the organization, which is dedicated to the restoration of instrumental music programs and raising awareness about the importance of music in a child's education.

Also in the spirit of the "Gratitude Café Tour," Mraz will offer his fans a free download of the video for "Make It Mine" through his website (www.jasonmraz.com) for seven days starting today.

Certified 4x platinum, Mraz's smash single, "I'm Yours," is currently the fifth best selling digital single of all time. To celebrate the success (and evolution) of the song, Mraz will release, "Yours Truly: The I'm Yours Collection," a digital EP. The EP will include four versions of "I'm Yours": the original demo version of the song; the album version, which topped four separate radio formats; a live version of the song recorded in Tokyo, featuring Japanese band Kimaguren; and a reggae mix of the song.
The follow-up to "I'm Yours," "Lucky," a duet with Colbie Caillat, recently reached the one million mark in sales. A digital version of "Suerte," the Spanish-language version of "Lucky," featuring Ximena Sarinana will be available at all digital retailers starting tomorrow.

In other news, Mraz recently received the Songwriter Hall of Fame's Hal David Starlight Award in New York City at their 40th Anniversary Gala. He also received nominations for three Teen Choice Awards, including Choice Music: Hookup for "Lucky," Choice Music: Artist, and Choice Music: Album by a Male Artist for We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.

JULY
24 Hershey, PA Hersheypark Arena * w/Dave Matthews Band
25 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
27 Atlanta, GA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
28 Charlotte, NC Uptown Amphitheatre at The Music Factory
29 Cary, NC Cary's Booth Amphitheatre
31 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena

AUGUST
1 Montreal, QUE Osheaga Music and Arts Festival *
2 Canandaigua, NY CMAC
4 Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion
5 Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion
7 Wantagh, NY Nikon @ Jones Beach Theater
8 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
9 Philadelphia, PA Festival Pier @ Penn's Landing
11 Pittsburgh, PA Amphitheatre at Station Square
13 Chicago, IL Charter One Pavillion
14 Detroit, MI Freedom Hill
15 Toronto, ONT Molson Amphitheater
17 Cleveland, OH Time Warner Cable Amp at Tower City
18 Indianapolis, IN Indiana State Fair
20 Minneapolis, MN Xcel Arena
28 Murphys, CA Ironstone Amphitheatre
29 San Francisco, CA Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival *
30 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center * w/Dave Matthews Band

SEPTEMBER
6 Seattle, WA Bumbershoot Festival *
14 Dallas, TX Nokia Theatre Prairie
15 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
16 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
18 Phoenix, AZ Fall Frenzy Festival @ Tempe Beach Park *
19 Denver, CO Red Rocks Amphitheater
22 Rapid City, SD Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
23 Bozeman, MT Brick Breeden Field House
25 Spokane, WA Riverfront Park
26 Nampa, ID Idaho Center Amphitheater
27 Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena
30 Vancouver, BC GM Place – Pontiac Theatre Bowl

OCTOBER
2 Calgary, AB Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
3 Edmonton, AB Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
10 Hollywood, CA Hollywood Bowl



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