James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt have announced a joint global tour for the summer of 2018. Each artist will perform full sets throughout the North American trek, which launches on 8 May in Jacksonville, Florida. The dates continue through May and June and July with additional dates in the UK and Italy, including a pair of back-to-back shows at L.A.’s prestigious Hollywood Bowl and Buffalo, New York. The duo will also join Paul Simon on his Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour as well as The Eagles.
Additional dates have been added and some of the UK and European legs of the tour will go on sale 12 and 16 February on Tour.JamesTaylor.com.
The two singer-songwriters are long-time friends and they previously teamed for a cross-country tour last summer. The pair are also expected to announce additional shows in the following cities: Charlotte, North Carolina; Greensboro, North Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; Greenville, South Carolina; Wichita, Kansas; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Seattle, Washington; Green Bay, Wisconsin and Indianapolis, Indiana.
James Taylor released his 17th studio album, Before This World, in 2015, while Bonnie Raitt issued her 17th and most recent LP, Dig In Deep, the following year.
James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt play the following tour dates:
8 May: Jacksonville, FL @ Veterans Memorial Arena
9 May: Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
11 May: Sunrise, FL @ BB&T Center
12 May: Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
21 May; St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
22 May: Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
27 May: Denver, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
29 May: Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
31 May: Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
1 June: Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
3 June: Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
5 June: Portland, OR @ Moda Center
22 June: St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
25 June: Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
28 June: Milwaukee, WI @ American Family Insurance Amphitheater
30 June 30: Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
1 July: Buffalo, NY @ KeyBank Center
3 July: Lenox, MA @ Tanglewood
4 July: Lenox, MA @ Tanglewood
9 July: Manchester, UK @ Manchester Arena
10 July: Glasgow, UK @ SSE Hydro Arena
12 July: Leeds, UK @ First Direct Arena
13 July: Dubin, Ireland @ RDS Arena
15: July: London, UK @ Hyde Park
20 July: Lucca, Italy @ Lucca Piazza Napoleone
22 July: Pompei, Italy @Anfiteatro Scavi
23 July: Roma, Italy @ Roma Terme di Caracalla
26 July: Washington, DC @ Nationals Park (with Eagles)
28 July: Philadelphia, PA @ Citizens Bank Park (with Eagles)
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