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a day the green will bring James Taylor to the Hunter next year

Live Nation will bring iconic American songwriter, James Taylor and His All-Star Band to Bimbadgen in the Hunter Valley for a day on the green next year.

It’s the first time the Grammy Award-winner will touch down for a tour down under in seven years.

For over five decades, Taylor has left an indelible mark on the hearts of music lovers with his velvety baritone voice and distinctive guitar prowess. His timeless classics like Fire and Rain, Country Road, Sweet Baby James, and the soulful Carolina In My Mind have not only shaped the musical landscape but have also served as profound inspirations for songwriters across generations.

Supporting James on his 2024 tour in Australia are two of our very own highly respected songwriters, Josh Pyke and Ella Hooper.

A cherished figure in Australian songwriting, Josh Pyke gained widespread acclaim with his 2007 debut album Memories & Dust, winning four ARIA Awards and amassing a dedicated fan base. With six Top 10 albums and his latest release, To Find Happiness, Pyke continues to captivate audiences with his authentic and deeply connected approach to music.

Ella Hooper, a teenage sensation discovered by Triple J at 13, achieved remarkable success with Killing Heidi, earning a number-one single and Album of the Year at the ARIA Awards. Breaking barriers, she became the first woman to receive APRA’s Songwriter of the Year at 18. Transitioning to a solo career, her latest album, Small Town Temple, marks a personal and acclaimed new chapter in her songwriting journey.

The AAMI Customer Presale for the tour, accessible through AAMI Events and Experiences, commences on Wednesday, 6 December, at 9:00 am local time until the presale allocation is exhausted. Simultaneously, A Day on the Green Members can access presale tickets at during the same period. The General Public On Sale for James Taylor & His All-Star Band begins on Friday, 8 December, at 10:00 am local time via Ticketmaster.

James Taylor and His All-Star Band will play Bimbadgen in the Hunter Valley for a day the green on Saturday 27 April 2024. Visit for more info.