James Taylor To Perform At Donald Trump’s Inauguration

img_7713WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Adobo Chronicles, Washington Bureau) – Just hours after American singer-songwriter James Taylor announced that he had cancelled a scheduled concert in the Philippines, he confirmed with The Adobo Chronicles that he had accepted an invitation from the Donald Trump inaugural committee to perform during the president-elect’s inauguration.

The inaugural committee has had a very difficult time booking artists and performers for the January 20 event.  No one wanted to be associated with the Trump inaugural.

Taylor’s acceptance comes as a big relief for Trump. The president-elect tweeted his appreciation for the 70’s folk singer who, incidentally, is a known Democrat.

Taylor cancelled his Manila concert scheduled in February, claiming that it was in protest of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs and the alleged extra-judicial killings that prompted his withdrawal from his Philippines appearance.

Many believe, however, that the real reason Taylor cancelled was because of dismal ticket sales.

Red represents unsold seats at the cancelled James Taylor concert in Manila (Screen capture courtesy of Edwin Jamora)




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