Singer songwriter Ben Taylor will be a featured performer on an upcoming episode of The Bachelorscheduled to air Monday, January 28th, 2013, on ABC. The episode features a special one-on-one private date between the newest Bachelor, Sean Lowe, and one of the women featured on the hit show. Ben Taylor performs a special private concert playing a cover of the Sade ballad “By Your Side.”
This season on The Bachelor, Sean, 29, the successful Dallas businessman and entrepreneur who charmed fans while wooing Bachelorette Emily Maynard, meets 26 potential soul mates and gets another shot at love as the Bachelor. Sean was blindsided in the Caribbean island of Curaçao when Emily rejected him, and viewers saw the devastated Sean wrestling to make sense of her decision. Thankfully, Sean did not give up on his dream of love and he now knows with certainty that the time is right for him to risk it all again to try to find the right woman. The Bachelor airs Mondays (8:00–10:01 p.m., ET/PT), on ABC.
Ben Taylor recently released his new studio album, Listening (Sun Pedal Recordings/ILG). His latest effort seamlessly merges the sounds and styles of folk, pop, soul, urban, reggae and country/western, running the gamut from sonically spacious acoustic numbers to multi-layered vocals and fresh beats. Taylor has performed new songs from Listening on VH1’s Morning Buzz and FOX Good Day New York,and he was featured onNPR’s Tell Me More, and KCRW’s School Nights. Taylor embarked on his professional musical journey ten years ago, but has had music in his veins since birth as the son of legends James Taylor and Carly Simon. His acclaimed previous releases comprise his debut album 2003’s Famous Among The Barns, 2005’s Another Run Around The Sun, and 2008’s The Legend of Kung Folk, Part 1 (The Killing Bite). Highlights from his previous albums include appearances on Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, The CBS Early Show, Last Call with Carson Daly and Howard Stern. Ben also made his acting debut with a recurring role on NBC’s American Dreams and has appeared in the pages of People Magazine, Vogue and even on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. His reviews and raves have been steady for over a decade now with more to come. Ben Taylor has previously toured with Sheryl Crow, Blues Traveler and Ziggy Marley among others.
The 17th season of The Bachelor, from Warner Horizon Television, airs Mondays 8/7c on ABC. For more information on The Bachelor, visit http://abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelor. To learn more about Ben Taylor, go to www.bentaylormusic.com or buy Taylor’s new album at www.bentaylormusic.com/bachelor.
ABOUT THE BACHELOR
On ABC’s hit primetime reality series The Bachelor, one lucky man is offered the chance to find true love. A single and eligible Bachelor embarks on a romantic journey, getting to know a bevy of beautiful bachelorettes, gradually narrowing the field to the one woman to whom he may propose marriage in the dramatic season finale. Hosted by Chris Harrison, The Bachelor is produced by Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television.
Ben Taylor Tour Dates:
February 20 Pawtucket, RI The Met
February 21 New York, NY Songs Of Love Foundation
@ Symphony Space
February 22 Norfolk, CT Infinity Hall
February 23 South Orange, NJ South Orange Performing Arts Center
February 24 Larchmont, NY Watercolor Cafe
February 25 Annapolis, MD Rams Head On Stage
February 26 Sellersiville, PA Sellersville Theater 1894
February 27 Wilmington, DE World Café Live at The Queen
February 28 Old Saybrook, CT The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center