James Taylor live in concert.

James Taylor

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Based on 110 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that James Taylor is rated as an impressive live performer, with worthwhile shows overall. James Taylor concert reviews describe live shows and performances as lovely, masterful, memorable, poignant, career-spanning, soothing, and easygoing.


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Latest Release

Coming Back To You (July 28, 2022)

Artist Info

James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.
Has Performed With
Carole King, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne

Critic Concert Reviews

Parklife DC (USA)

September 13, 2023
James Taylor performs at Wolf Trap on Sept. 7, 2023.

Rolling Stone (USA)

July 31, 2023
Rising stars, future legends, and 'emergency folk music' are all on the bill at a fresh start for the festival

The Santa Barbara Independent (USA)

June 4, 2023
We’ve STILL Got a Friend

Mercury News (USA)

May 31, 2023
The funniest man in rock ‘n’ roll delights Bay Area crowd

Hot Press Magazine (Ireland)

September 29, 2022
There was a packed 3Arena to welcome the fabled singer-songwriter to Dublin. In the event he didn’t disappoint, mixing great songs, big hits and dry wit to create a memorable evening – with a tricolour playing its part!

The Boston Globe (USA)

August 31, 2022
At MGM Music Hall, James Taylor puts on a career-spanning show with the greatest of ease

Country Standard Time (USA)

August 29, 2022
With Taylor on home turf, a good time for fan and performer alike

Past critic reviews published in

Goldmine Magazine (USA), Calgary Herald (Canada), Rock Show Critique (USA), Local Spins (USA), Media Mikes (USA) and more

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Paul Keleher [CC BY-2.0] via Wikimedia Commons