Folk rocker James Taylor is a five-time Grammy Award winner and, as of 2000, a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. He released his first, self-titled studio album way back in 1968. His first big song was 1970’s “Fire and Rain”, followed by “You’ve Got a Friend” the next year. 1977 album JT gained him a huge commercial following for almost two decades. His revitalized his career in the late 90s and 2000s with some of his best work yet. He’s also used political activism to promote a message he believes in, supporting environmental concerns and the tickets of John Kerry in 2004 and Barack Obama in 2008. He got back on the Obama campaign in 2012, performing free promotional concerts and singing “America The Beautiful” at the Inauguration. James Taylor will play Ravinia on June 26 and June 27, and Gold Coast Tickets has the best selection on tickets!