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James Taylor to perform at Fenway Park August 6 with Special Guest Bonnie Raitt

Tickets go on sale Friday, November 21

Boston, MA - For the first time, the legendary James Taylor and his All-Star Band will perform a concert at Fenway Park on August 6, 2015. The evening will also feature his very special guest, Bonnie Raitt. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 21 at 10 a.m. via redsox.com/jamestaylor. The Boston Red Sox and Live Nation announced the historic event after James Taylor personally announced the concert to his fans by video early this morning on his web site, www.jamestaylor.com.

"James Taylor playing Fenway Park is a dream come true for fans from Stockbridge to Boston," said Red Sox Executive Vice President/COO, Sam Kennedy. "For this extraordinary native son to perform at Fenway Park, it's a dream come true for all of us with the Red Sox as well."

Boston, MA - For the first time, the legendary James Taylor and his All-Star Band will perform a concert at Fenway Park on August 6, 2015. The evening will also feature his very special guest, Bonnie Raitt. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 21 at 10 a.m. via redsox.com/jamestaylor. The Boston Red Sox and Live Nation announced the historic event after James Taylor personally announced the concert to his fans by video early this morning on his web site, www.jamestaylor.com.

"James Taylor playing Fenway Park is a dream come true for fans from Stockbridge to Boston," said Red Sox Executive Vice President/COO, Sam Kennedy. "For this extraordinary native son to perform at Fenway Park, it's a dream come true for all of us with the Red Sox as well."

"We are honored and excited that James Taylor will be playing historic Fenway Park next summer," said Live Nation New England President Don Law. "James and his very special guest for this historic concert, Bonnie Raitt, make for a magical night of music by two exceptionally accomplished artists that we in New England claim as our own."

For Taylor, who was born in Boston and now lives in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, the concert at Fenway Park is a homecoming. 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, and he has earned 40 gold, platinum, or multi-platinum awards. His Greatest Hits album alone sold more than 10 million copies. For more than forty years, Taylor has been a musical compass for his fans, articulating moments of pain and joy, and letting his listeners know that they are not alone.

At Fenway Park, Taylor has been the selection of the Red Sox and Major League Baseball to perform the national anthem during the World Series in 2004, 2007, and 2013.

A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to Action for Boston Community Development. https://www.bostonabcd.org/

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