David Archuleta is teaming up with popular comedy sketch group Studio C from BYUtv to perform at RootsTech 2015. RootsTech is the largest family history conference in the world and will be happening on February 12–14, 2015.
Both talents will be launching original pieces at the RootsTech Closing Event at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on February 14. David will perform 4 songs, including a new song written by himself that is sung in Spanish and Portuguese. The accompanying music video was filmed in Costa Rica in 2014 and will also have its debut appearance. What’s more, the event will feature a never-before-seen sketch by Studio C. For more information, go to RootsTech.org.
According to David, his family’s heritage and history helped craft his musical style, and being part of RootsTech gives him a chance to celebrate his family and the influence they have had on his music. “Music was always a part of my life growing up. My mother was also big on dancing and would teach my older sister and me to dance to traditional music,” he recalls. “I can’t think about celebrating my family without thinking about celebrating music.”
The comedy sketch group Studio C from BYUtv is a household name for people of all ages across the nation. Since its launch in October 2012, its loyal fan base has helped grow the show’s online presence to more than 70 million YouTube views to date.
David Archuleta and Studio C will perform for thousands of attendees at the RootsTech Closing Event on the final day of RootsTech 2015, February 14. To reserve your ticket to see them, visit rootstech.org.
For three performances in November, David Archuleta will headline “Celebration of Christ ~ An Interfaith Concert” at the Capital Theater in Salt Lake City.
It will take place at the following dates and times:
November 28, 2014 (Friday) – 7:30 PM
November 29, 2014 (Saturday) – 2PM and 7:30PM
David will be performing four Christmas songs at the “Celebration of Christ” concerts. The event also features Kevin Olusola from Pentatonix, and the One Voice Choir returning from a stellar performance on “America’s Got Talent.” The program includes special guest choirs, a full orchestra, and a dance ensemble drawn from nine different faiths uniting in Christianity to celebrate the birth and life of Jesus Christ in music, dance, and special effects. The event is presented by Vic Deauvono & 4Life Foundation.
Tickets for all three shows go on sale Friday October 31 at 10 A.M. MT. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.arttix.org/.
David Archuleta’s new album BEGIN. is now in stores and available online!
On BEGIN. David puts his spin on some of modern music’s most moving songs, such as “Beautiful” by Christina Aguilera, “Everybody Hurts” by R.E.M., “Don’t Give Up” by Peter Gabriel and many more. The album also includes the inspirational hymn “Be Still, My Soul” and the breathtaking, new original track “Broken”. David’s powerful vocals are showcased beautifully throughout the album and make it a must-have for every music lover.
Each song was thoughtfully hand-selected by David and holds special meaning to him, as he worked on the album while preparing for a new chapter of his life to BEGIN. – a two year mission in South America for his church.
“Some people may not understand why I have made the decisions I have chosen to make, but that is the reason why I made this album”, explains David. “It really comes from my heart. While I can’t always explain what I want to say using words, I hope that these songs will help people know where I am coming from on my mission decision.”
2. Somewhere Only We Know
3. Everybody Hurts
4. Don’t Give Up (feat. Libbie Linton)
6. Bridge Over Troubled Water
8. True Colors
9. Pride (In The Name Of Love)
10. Be Still My Soul
David Archuleta’s new album “Forevermore” is out in stores in the Philippines now! Released under Ivory Music & Video – exclusive licensee and distributor of SONY MUSIC products in the Philippines – “Forevermore” is a collection of all original Filipino classic love songs written in English and composed by some of the Philippines’ renowned songwriters like Ogie Alcasid, Louie Ocampo, Jay Durias, Jimmy Antiporda, Cecil Azarcon, among others. The collection showcases some of the best love songs, the country has produced. The songs will definitely invoke feelings of love and hope in every listener.
“Forevermore” (by Side A) and “Hold On” (Neocolours), “You Are My Song” (Martin Nievera), “I’ll Never Go” (Nexxus), “Tell Me” (Joey Albert), “Reaching Out” (Gary Valenciano), and “Rainbow” (South Border) are some of the songs included in the album. The album pays tribute to not only OPM (Original Pilipinio Music) but also to David’s countless fans who have been loyal throughout his career. The album is a gift and labor of love to his devoted fans. David wants his fans to know, that he loves and appreciates them wherever he may go, Forevermore.
“I wouldn’t say that I sound better than the original singers because the singers here are so amazing. But I would hope that I could pay tribute to them with this album,” David said at the press conference for the album.
As an added treat to David’s fans, the album will also include “Nandito Ako”, from the TV5 mini-series of the same name.
“Forevermore” is available in music stores in the Philippines now!
Philippine residents can also get David Archuleta’s songs digitally at mymusicstore.com.ph. To download David Archuleta’s music on your mobile phones, text ARCHULETA to 3456 (Philippines only; open to Globe, Smart and Sun subscribers, standard rates apply).
3. I’ll Never Go
4. You Are My Song
5. Hold On
6. Wherever You Are
8. Tell Me
9. Reaching Out
10. Nandito Ako
11. Forevermore (minus-one)
12. I’ll Never Go (minus-one)
13. Rainbow (minus-one)
DAVID ARCHULETA FANS DAY
On March 31, 2012 there will be David Archuleta Fan Gatherings in select partner music stores in the Philippines (see below). Fans who visit the designated stores on March 31, 2012 will get the chance to be one of the first to view David’s newest music video “Forevermore”. Lots of exciting activities are in store for fans who visit the designated stores on March 31. There will also be exclusive freebies, lots of fan interaction and of course – the Forevermore album! Keep checking Ivory Music & Video’s Facebook page for updates.
Astroplus The Block – March 31, 2012
Unit A & E 229 2nd Flr., The Block,
SM City North Edsa
Odyssey Megamall – March 31, 2012
SM Megamall , Julia Vargas Ave., Mandaluyong City,
Metro Manila, Philippines
FOREVERMORE VIDEO PREMIERE
On April 1, 2012 catch the premiere of David Archuleta’s newest video “Forevermore” on MYX. Keep on watching MYX or visit MYXph.com for more details. Get a dose of David Archuleta’s “Forevermore” video, only on MYX. Your Choice. Your Music. Starting April 1, 2012 you can vote for “Forevermore”, just visit MYXph.com to vote for the video. For fans outside the Philippines, you can catch the online premiere on April 1, 2012 (Manila Time) on Yahoo! Philippines. Check Yahoo! Philippines for more details.
The first half of the “My Kind Of Christmas” Tour brought David from the East Coast to Idaho and Southwest Utah. Check out videos of three of the performances from the tour below.
The second half of the tour will see David perform in California, Salt Lake City (Utah) and Colorado. Tickets are still available. For more information on purchasing tickets, visit the Tour and Events – USA page.
Singer songwriter Jeff LeBlanc will be opening for David Archuleta on his “My Kind of Christmas” Tour this December.
Jeff is using his college degree a little differently than he first envisioned. His immediately familiar-sounding blend of pop and acoustic rock quickly took him from dorm room concerts at Sacred Heart University to a 60-date tour of colleges across the country, where he was praised as everything from “the new John Mayer” to an artist “perfectly in tune with his audience.” His debut album, “Signals”, has scored praise from the likes of Clear Channel, Sirius/XM Radio, Seventeen Magazine and AOL Music.
After graduation, he hit the road; headlining venues across the US and also opening for artists like the Goo Goo Dolls, Ingrid Michaelson, Matt Nathanson, Augustana, Brett Dennen, Jon McLaughlin, Lee DeWyze and Third Eye Blind.
Jeff’s new album, “Worth Holding On To”, was released on August 23rd, 2011 and quickly rose to #3 on the iTunes Top 200 Singer/Songwriter Chart.
Singing sensation David Archuleta announces his much-anticipated MY KIND OF CHRISTMAS Tour for the winter of 2011:
The tour kicks off in Westbury, NY on December 1, and concludes in Beaver Creek, CO on December 21.
David’s MY KIND OF CHRISTMAS Tour will feature epic orchestral arrangements of both traditional holiday and familiar classics, as well as an assortment of David’s own, melodic pop favorites. The tour promises to showcase more of David’s unique musicality and vocal prowess that his fans have come to love.
David has also partnered with VIP Nation to offer VIP Packages on his upcoming tour, including meet & greets and exclusive merchandise. All details can be found in the VIP announcement post.
Confirmed dates for the MY KIND OF CHRISTMAS Tour are:
Dec 1 Westbury, NY; Theatre at Westbury
Dec 2 New York, NY; Irving Plaza
Dec 3 Verona, NY; Turning Stone Resort & Casino
Dec 4 Stroudsburg, PA; Sherman Theater
Dec 8 Boise, ID; Knitting Factory
Dec 9 Blackfoot, ID; Blackfoot Performing Arts Center
Dec 10 Cedar City, UT; Heritage Center Theater
Dec 13 Santa Rosa, CA; Wells Fargo Center For The Arts
Dec 14 Los Angeles, CA; Club Nokia
Dec 16 Ventura, CA; Majestic Ventura Theater
Dec 17 Anaheim, CA; City National Grove of Anaheim
Dec 19 Salt Lake City, UT; Abravanel Hall
Dec 21 Beaver Creek, CO; Vilar Performing Arts Center
Archuleta released a critically acclaimed self-titled debut album in 2008. The Murray, Utah native soared to #2 on the Billboard charts, buoyed by his smash single “Crush.” The successful debut was followed up by Christmas from the Heart (2009), and The Other Side of Down (2010).
Most recently David is featured on The Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s holiday album Glad Christmas Tidings (released on September 6, 2011).
The 12-track album includes live recordings from the Choir’s 2010 Christmas concert from Temple Square, a musical spectacle that was seen by more than 80,000 concertgoers last year. The accompanying PBS special, featuring Archuleta and the Choir is scheduled to air across the country this December.