James Taylor announces Hawaii concerts

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - James Taylor who recently announced plans to spend the year writing new music, will play two concerts this spring in Hawaii.

Taylor recently performed "America the Beautiful" at President Barack Obama's second inauguration.

The five-time Grammy winner will play the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Yokouchi Pavilion/A&B Amphitheater on Friday, April 12, and the Blaisdell Arena on Saturday, April 13.

His last appearance in Hawaii was in 2001.

Taylor is known for his best-selling hits as "Fire and Rain," "You've Got A Friend," "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)," "Shower the People," "Handy Man," "Your Smiling Face," "Up On The Roof," "Everyday," and "Copperline."

Concert Information:


On sale this Saturday, Feb. 9 at 9am at Blaisdell Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets including Walmart.  Tickets can also be purchased online at LiveNation.com and Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (800) 745-3000.  Reserved tickets are priced at $110, $85 and $65.


On sale this Saturday, Feb. 9 at 10am to MACC members at the MACC Box Office, online at mauiarts.org, or by phone at 242-SHOW.  Non-member sales begin Saturday, Feb. 16.  Reserved tickets are priced at $110, $85, $65 and $50.

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