James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt Announce 2020 Tour

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Frequent touring partners James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt have announced the first dates of their 2020 tour. The news, revealed Dec. 2, offered details of a 12-date Canadian arena run. Taylor also announced a concert at Boston’s Fenway Park, with special guests Brandi Carlile and Shawn Colvin. Taylor‘s announcement indicated that more U.S. dates will be announced “early next year.”

Pre-sales begin Dec. 3 Public on-sales begin Dec. 6. Tickets will be available here and here.

Every ticket purchased will include a copy of the new standards album that Taylor has been teasing about since November. It’s expected to be released in 1Q 2020 via Fantasy Records.

Taylor and Raitt often share a performance at their concerts.

James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt 2020 Tour (Tickets will be available here and here)

Apr 14 – Victoria, BC – Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
Apr 15 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
Apr 17 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
Apr 19 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
Apr 21 – Winnipeg, MB – Bell MTS Place
Apr 24 – Ottawa, ON – Richcraft Live at the Canadian Tire Center
Apr 25 – London, ON – Budweiser Gardens
Apr 27 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
Apr 29 – Montreal, QC – Centre Bell
May 01 – Halifax, NS – Scotiabank Centre
May 02 – Moncton, NB – Avenir Centre
May 05 – St. John’s, NL – Mile One Centre
Jun 21 – Boston, MA – Fenway Park

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Over the course of his celebrated songwriting and performing career, Taylor has sold more than 100 million albums. He has won multiple Grammy awards and has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2015, Taylor was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. In 2016 Taylor received the Kennedy Center Honors, which are presented annually to individuals who have enriched American culture by distinguished achievement in the performing arts.

Raitt has also become an institution in American music. Born to a musical family, the 10-time Grammy winner was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. After 20 years as a cult favorite, she broke through to the top in the early 90s with her Grammy-award winning albums, Nick of Time and Luck of the Draw.

Related: Our Album Rewind of Sweet Baby James

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