James Taylor and his all-star band announce 2024 New Zealand tour dates

I've seen fire and I've seen rain

The GRAMMY Award-winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee James Taylor announces tour to New Zealand in 2024 for An Evening with James Taylor and His All-Star Band.

An Evening with James Taylor and His All-Star Band will appear at Spark Arena in Auckland at the end of April to bring his New Zealand and Australia leg of his tour to a close.

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 50 years, while setting a precedent to which countless young musicians have aspired. 

James Taylor 2024 New Zealand Tour Dates Sold by Ticketmaster

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday 8 December 2023 @ 10AM (local time)

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Over the course of his celebrated songwriting and performing career, Taylor has sold more than 100 million albums, earning gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards since the release of his self-titled debut album in 1968. In 2015, Taylor released Before This World, the first-ever #1 album of his illustrious career. 

In November of 2015, Taylor was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor and in December of 2016 he received the Kennedy Center Honors, which are presented annually to individuals who have enriched American culture by distinguished achievement in the performing arts. In early 2020 Taylor released Break Shot, a deeply personal and authentic audio-only memoir detailing his first 21 years. 

He also released his newest album, American Standard, his 19th studio album, which earned Taylor the 2021 GRAMMY Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album and gave him the honor of being the first artist to have a Billboard Top 10 album in each of the past six decades.

James Taylor – Fire And Rain (The Late Show, Nov 3, 1993)

When do tickets for James Taylor’s 2024 New Zealand tour go on sale?

  • Live Nation Presale: Wednesday 6 December @ 9 am (local time) – Friday 8 December @ 9 am (local time)
  • General public on sale: Friday 8 December @ 10 am (local time)
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Remember: there are a lot of fans

We’re expecting this to be a very popular event. When a popular event goes on sale there are hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of customers all attempting to purchase tickets at the same time. Tickets are sold as long as seats are available, and when an act is this popular, sometimes they go very quickly.

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James Taylor and his all-star band will be coming to Australia in April 2024. Tickets are on sale via

James Taylor – Carolina in My Mind (from Pull Over)