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Rob Thomas
Rob Thomas performing
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Premieres June 2007

This concert premieres on PBS June 14, 2007 (check local listings)

As one of the most popular voices to emerge in the late-‘90s, Rob Thomas, with his band Matchbox Twenty, dominated the charts and the radio. Marrying ‘70s-styled rock with pop hooks that made a lasting impression, Thomas served as principal songwriter for the group, and his songwriting chops earned him three Grammy nods in 2000 when he co-wrote the massive hit, “Smooth,” for Carlos Santana’s Supernatural.

Rob Thomas graces Soundstage with a performance shot at the venerable Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado. The setting proves an idyllic backdrop for Thomas’ set, which touches upon Matchbox Twenty hits along with his solo work. The Matchbox Twenty classic, “3 a.m.” is anthemic alongside other favorites including “Bent.” “Smooth” lives up to its name and his solo work also shines like the poignant “This is How a Heart Breaks,” and the funky “Something to Be.”