Topeka will host a special three-part series of “Front Row” shows with Marc Roberge of rock band O.A.R., kicking off November 17. Each night will feature a different theme, allowing fans the unique once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience their favorite O.A.R. songs and stories in an intimate, interactive setting. More details follow below and tickets are on-sale HERE.

November 17: Live from Black Rock Studio, NYC: Roberge plays fan-picked favorites and a few of his own selections from the extensive O.A.R. catalog

December 15: Live from The Barn at Candlewood: Just north of the city, set in the middle of the beautiful, soaring Barn at Candlewood, Marc plays a song from each of O.A.R.’s albums, shares stories from the various time periods, and is joined by the great Jon Lampley

January 12: Marc and Friends: Building on the tradition of what are now legendary shows at New York’s City Winery, Marc will be joined by a collection of new and old friends singing songs we all know and love. The venue is a surprise. The guests are a surprise, too!

The series has limited capacity, with Front Row and Balcony tickets for the full series available first and any remaining tickets for single shows available the Thursday before each show. More info HERE. Front Row ticket holders will gain access to special post-show experiences, including a “Behind the Console” session where Roberge breaks down his favorite songs, a Q&A and an interview moderated by a special guest.

Topeka’s first-in-kind “Front Row” show experience creates authentic, one-on-one connections between artist and fan, offering the unique opportunity for ticketholders to engage with their favorite artists during the performance. Learn more about the Front Row Experience HERE.

Mark Roberge joins the expansive, ever-growing roster of Front Row hosts, including Ben Bridwell and Ryan Monroe of Band of Horses, Jason Isbell, NEEDTOBREATHE, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Tank and the Bangas, John Hiatt, Joshua Radin, The Secret Sisters and Jerry Douglas amongst others.

Learn more about Topeka:

The New York TimesREAD HERE

Rolling Stone Country — READ HERE

BillboardREAD HERE

The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionREAD HERE

The TennesseanREAD HERE

About Topeka: Created by Andy Levine, Topeka has enjoyed growing success since its inception, allowing artists and fans to connect face-to-face via live interactive video. Topeka’s innovative “Front Row” show experience creates the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for fans to engage with their favorite artists during the performance, building real, authentic connections. From mini-concerts and listening parties to private lessons, workshops, group Q&As and more, Topeka offers an array of experiences to form these personal relationships. Each Hang Session via Topeka supports their partnership with Circles Morningside, the Atlanta-based chapter of Circles USA, and their 12-week Apprenticeship Program. For more details visit to connect, to share, to learn, to…peka. #meetyouintopeka

Watch an example of Topeka’s Hang Sessions HERE and visit for more information.

About Marc Roberage: Marc Roberage is a songwriter/producer and lead vocalist for the American rock band O.A.R. What began as a group of childhood friends making songs in the drummer’s basement after school, O.A.R. became widely accepted as one of the most successful independent bands of all time. With 13 albums, a string of Madison Square Garden sellouts, USO trips to Iraq and Kuwait, millions of albums sold, shows around the world Roberge and O.A.R. continue to cover new ground creatively.

For more information, please contact Samantha Tillman, Carla Sacks, and Kate Rakvic, 212.741.1000 at Sacks Co.