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James Taylor Preps 16 Date US Tour

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on April 17, 2015

in Live,News

James Taylor will tour with what he has called his “All-Star Band” this summer in support of his album Before This World.

The new album is Taylor’s first with original material since 2002’s October Road. Since then, he has released a covers album, two holiday albums and a solo live set, and Live at the Troubadour with Carole King.

While there is no official confirmation yet on whether all the members of Taylor’s band will be touring with him this year, the current published lineup includes Andrea Zonn (vocals and fiddle), Arnold McCuller (vocals), David Lasley (vocals), Jimmy Johnson (bass), Kate Markowitz (vocals), Larry Goldings (keyboard), Lou Marini (horns), Luis Conte (percussion), Michael Landau (guitar), Walt Fowler (horns, keyboard) and Steve Gadd (drums).

Ticket presales start next week with general sales beginning April 24.

The dates:

07/02 – Allentown, Pa., PPL Center
07/04 – Lenox, Mass., Koussevitzky Music Shed
07/07 – Portland, Maine, Cross Insurance Arena
07/09 – Hershey, Pa., Hersheypark Arena
07/11 – Hartford, Conn., Xfinity Theatre
07/12 – Canandaigua, N.Y., Constellation Brands – Marvin Sands PAC (CMAC)
07/14 – Grand Rapids, Mich., Van Andel Arena
07/15 – Noblesville, Ind., Klipsch Music Center
07/17 – Cincinnati, Ohio, Riverbend Music Center
07/28 – Knoxville, Tenn., Thompson-Boling Arena
07/29 – Columbia, S.C., Colonial Life Arena
07/31 – Greensboro, N.C., Greensboro Coliseum
08/01 – Atlantic City, N.J., Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa / Event Ctr.
08/03 – Youngstown, Ohio, Covelli Centre
08/04 – Queens, N.Y., Forest Hills Stadium
08/06 – Boston, Mass., Fenway Park


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