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Legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor will appear at Old Dominion University's Constant Convocation Center at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18. "An Evening with James Taylor" will highlight the music of an artist whose career has spanned four decades and has included inductions into the Rock and Roll and Songwriter's Halls of Fame.

Tickets for the event will be available to the general public on Saturday, June 17, 2006 starting at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased at the Constant Center Box Office, online at www.constantcenter.com, charge by phone at 1-888-411-4TED and at all Ted Tix outlets. Ticket prices are $65 and $45.

Over the course of his long career, James Taylor has earned 40 gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards and 5 Grammy Awards for a catalog running from 1970s "Sweet Baby James" to his Grammy Award-winning efforts "Hourglass" (1997) and "October Road" (2002). Taylor's first Greatest Hits album earned him the RIAA's elite Diamond Award, given for sales in excess of 10 million units in the United States. For his accomplishments, James was honored with the 1998 Century Award, Billboard magazine's highest accolade, bestowed for distinguished creative achievement. The year 2000 saw his induction into both the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame and the prestigious Songwriter's Hall of Fame. In February 2006, The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences selected James its MUSICARES Person of the Year.

This article was posted on: June 12, 2006

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