Livingston Taylor to perform at the Old Whaling Church

Livingston Taylor takes the stage at the Old Whaling Church on July 5. — File photo by Albie Colantonio

Livingston Taylor will bring an evening of whimsical folk stories and melodies to the Old Whaling Church this Saturday, July 5, at 7:30 pm.

Today, nearly 50 years after he recorded his first record, Mr. Taylor continues to delight audiences with his upbeat tunes and soft ballads that range in genre from folk and gospel to jazz and pop.

Livingston Taylor is the fourth child of the musical Taylor family, which also includes his siblings James, Kate, Hugh, and the late Alex. In his extensive musical career he has written and performed hits like  “Carolina Day,” “I Will Be in Love With You,” and “Going Round One More Time,” and he has worked to cultivate young musicians and performers as a professor at the Berklee College of Music.

In addition to his performance on July 5, Mr. Taylor will return to the Old Whaling Church with a second concert on Saturday, August 9, at 7:30 pm. Tickets to the shows are $35 ($55 for VIP access, which includes a seat in the first seven rows), and are available at For more information about Mr. Taylor, visit