James Taylor and his All-Star Band
Grammy Award Winner James Taylor and his All-Star Band is returning to FedExForum on Saturday, June 27 for one intimate and memorable night. The concert will also feature special guest and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne and his band.
Taylor has two exciting new projects that will be released in early 2020. The first is an Audible Original spoken-word memoir titled Break Shot, a personal and authentic audio-only memoir detailing Taylor’s first 21 years. Taylor will also be releasing a new album of standards on Fantasy Records. More than just a best-selling artist and legendary singer-songwriter, Jackson Browne has become an institution in American music selling over 18 million albums in the United States.
ABOUT JAMES TAYLOR
As a recording and touring artist, James Taylor has touched people with his warm baritone voice and distinctive style of guitar-playing for more than 40 years, while setting a precedent to which countless young musicians have aspired. Inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the world-renowned artist has sold more than 100 million albums since he was first signed by The Beatles to their Apple Records label, won multiple Grammy Awards, and has earned multiple gold, platinum, or multi-platinum awards. His Greatest Hits album alone sold more than 10 million copies. In the summer of 2015, Taylor released Before This World, his first new studio album in thirteen years, which earned him his first ever #1 album on the Billboard Charts and was nominated for a Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album. Later in 2015, James was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor. In 2016, he was a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honor.
ABOUT JACKSON BROWNE
Browne has written and performed some of the most moving songs in popular music and has sold over 18 million albums in the United States. In 2002, he was the fourth recipient of the John Steinbeck Award, given to artists whose works exemplify the environmental and social values that were essential to the legendary California-born author. He has received Duke University's LEAF award for Lifetime Environmental Achievement in the Fine Arts, and both the Chapin-World Hunger Year and NARM Harry Chapin Humanitarian Awards. Browne was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio in 2004 and the Songwriter's Hall of Fame in 2007. In 2015, Browne was named the 37th greatest songwriter of all-time by Rolling Stone Magazine.