Yo-Yo Ma – Live Memorial and Tribute

May 22, 2020

Tune in on Sunday, May 24 when the Taylor’s dear friend, Yo-Yo Ma, will perform all six Bach cello suites live in memoriam for those we have lost in the pandemic and in tribute to the resilience of our communities. You can listen to this live-only streaming event on WCRB Classical Radio and public radio stations nationwide or watch on YouTube.

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Memories of Merrie Melodies

May 22, 2020

The music video for “As Easy As Rolling Off A Log” (from James’s new album American Standard) premiered last night during the sixth annual Red Nose Day Special on NBC! A favorite of James’s since he was a kid, the new video features footage from the classic 1938 Merrie Melodies cartoon Katnip Kollege. Click below to watch now.

If you missed the Red Nose Day Special last night, it will be available to stream on for the next seven days!

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US tour rescheduled to begin May 2021

May 19, 2020

James announced today that he and Jackson Browne have rescheduled all concerts of their US tour to 2021. Please visit the Schedule page for the full list of new dates.

“Disappointing as it is to have to reschedule these shows, our first tour together, Jackson and I look forward with intense excitement to next spring when, hopefully, we’ll finally get to set this thing in motion. We were hoping to reschedule the tour a bit sooner but the experts we consulted have advised waiting for a full year. We thank you all for your patience and understanding and are really encouraged by the majority of you who are holding onto your tickets. We WILL honor them.”
~James Taylor

Click below for a new video message from James and Jackson.

Previously purchased tickets will be honored for all of the rescheduled dates, but should you be unable to attend, please contact your point of purchase for a refund. If you have previously reached out to your POP you should do so again, but if you have any difficulty please write to James’s team.

There will be similar announcements coming shortly about the Canadian tour with Bonnie Raitt and the Fenway Park concert with Brandi Carlile and Shawn Colvin. Stay tuned!

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News from the Berkshires

May 15, 2020

Tanglewood Music Festival announced today that due to restrictions during the pandemic, James’s annual July 4, 2020 concert will move to July 4, 2021. GOOD NEWS! James will have a virtual presence as part of the Tanglewood 2020 Online Festival this summer, with more details coming very soon!

Your July 4, 2020 tickets will be honored for July 4, 2021 however if you are unable to attend the new date please contact your point of purchase for a refund.

Watch for an announcement from James early next week about plans for the US Tour, with news on the Canadian tour to follow shortly.

Please click below for a Tanglewood message from the Taylor family.


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The next generation

May 12, 2020

James and his son, Henry, performed “Moon River” on last night’s episode of The Voice. Click below to watch now! James’s studio recording of “Moon River”, written by songwriting legends Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer, is available on his new album, American Standard.

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A family affair

May 8, 2020

James, Kim and Henry performed “You Can Close Your Eyes” on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night. Click below to watch now!

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Red Nose Day!

May 7, 2020

The sixth annual Red Nose Day Special is set for May 21 on NBC, and James has been announced as one of this year’s participants! Raising money and awareness for children in need, Red Nose Day will also feature appearances from Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Meghan Trainor and many, many more!

Make sure you don’t miss out on the fun — tune in May 21 at 9pm local time!

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