After announcing on Monday that he would play Live at the Marquee, Cork, this July, Americana folk legend James Taylor has now announced that he will also play Dublin's O2 arena on Friday July 3rd.

Taylor was honoured with a lifetime achievement awards at the BBC Radio 2's folk music awards earlier this week. He also recently won two Grammy Awards for his new album Covers, which features covers tracks by artists including Buddy Holly and Leonard Cohen.

Tickets for James Taylor Live at the O2 go on sale next Thursday February 12th priced from €60.