Singer Taylor to headline Astros' dinner

Singer Taylor to headline Astros' dinner

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Grammy Award-winning singer James Taylor will headline the first Astros Foundation Diamond Dreams Gala dinner Jan. 22 on the field at Minute Maid Park.

The event, which benefits the Astros Foundation and New Hope Housing, will be held in conjunction with the annual Caravan (Jan. 18-22) and is scheduled for the day before FanFest (Jan. 23), which will be held at Minute Maid Park. Many Astros players will be in town for the Caravan and will attend the dinner.

There are a limited amount of individual seats available for $500, and table price levels are: $10,000 (Steamroller), $25,000 (Carolina In My Mind), $50,000 (You've Got a Friend), $75,000 (Fire and Rain) and Sweet Baby James ($100,000). For tickets and further info, email tcarter@astros.com.

New Hope Housing provides affordable permanent housing with support services for people who live on very limited incomes.

Brian McTaggart is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, Tag's Lines. Follow @brianmctaggart on Twitter and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.