“Before This World” News Round-Up

JT will play an invite-only concert at the Apollo Theater in New York City on June 16, the same day “Before This World” is released. The show will be broadcast live on satellite radio network SiriusXM’s new James Taylor Channel that launches May 22. JT visited Howard Stern’s radio show for a lengthy interview and performance on May 12. See See Stereogum for a new interview with JT including a full-length preview of “Montana,” one of the new songs on “Before This World.” JT talked with Charlie Rose about the new album on Rose’s May 14 show. Watch the episode online.

U.S. Summer Tour Update

The fan pre-sale period has ended for all but one of this summer’s U.S. concerts (the Knoxville pre-sale is May 4), but tickets are still available for all other shows via the usual channels. See the Tour page for all the details. And don’t forget: “Before This World,” JT’s first album of new songs since 2002, is available to pre-order now.