In 2012, Postmodern Jukebox covered "Thrift Shop" originally by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis in its trademark vintage style. It was the first of the group's videos to go viral and reached No. 8 on the Billboard Jazz Album chart. Since then, pianist Scott Bradlee and dozens of musicians have covered other popular songs, often in a jazz style, to earn more than 1.2 billion views and 4 million subscribers on YouTube. This attracted media coverage, and Postmodern Jukebox took its music on the road, starting with a multi-continent tour in 2016, five years after its first videos were released.
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While the particular style and performers for each song may vary, Scott Bradlee has always gathered the greatest talent to perform popular songs in classic styles. Covers have included everyone from Taylor Swift to Michael Jackson. The cover of Radiohead's "Creep" has more views than other of its other covers. Combined with a vintage aesthetic, PMJ videos have become a smash success. The group has come a long way from when Scott Bradlee was filming his jazz musician friends performing songs in the basement of his college apartment. It has been invited to Good Morning America and has received praised from BuzzFeed and the Los Angeles Times, among others. Several albums, a book and sold-out shows indicate that PMJ is a cultural phenomenon.
Where can I buy Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox tickets?
Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox tickets are available at StubHub.
Is Postmodern Jukebox touring in 2019?
Yes, the group is currently in the middle of its world tour. It will play several American stops before heading to Australia in September. After the Australian leg of the tour, Postmodern Jukebox will hop back and forth between the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Europe, including Russia. It's a truly whirlwind tour with over 100 stops in all by the end of the year.
Will Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox play in a city near me?
What is Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox setlist like?
Postmodern Jukebox has covered many songs, which gives it plenty to choose from when it comes to live shows. Its most commonly played songs include "All About That Bass," "Creep," "Shake It Off," "Sweet Child O' Mine" and "My Heart Will Go On." You can expect some musical interludes and solos along with reworked pop songs.
Who performs with Postmodern Jukebox?
Haley Reinhart may be the most notable of PMJ's vocalists. Casey Abrams, Morgan James, Ariana Savalas and Robyn Adele Anderson have also sung in the group's most popular videos. There's no way to tell which talent will perform at your local Postmodern Jukebox show. Postmodern Jukebox has, thus far, featured more than 40 different singers, tap dancers and musicians on stage, and the talent can change from tour to tour or even show to show. Scott Bradlee assures fans that he handpicks the cast so that every concert showcases some of the most talented people in the world.
What can I expect from a Postmodern Jukebox concert?
If you've seen a PMJ video, then you have an idea of how the concert will go. The band is joined by a talented horn section, vocalists, and tappers. The band typically wears suits with a vintage flair although the vocalists may appear more modern. While the stages are bigger than in the videos, simple touches transport the audience back in time. PMJ shows are emceed by one of the performers to entertain viewers and guide them through the show.Back to Top
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