Tour Talk: The Red Tour begins. The first tour dates are out!
Hello Taylor Nation,
Here at the Swift Agency, still one guy who just had to take a deep breath in the mirror, we just watched the 20/20 All Access Nashville. The big announcement: The Red Tour! Let’s go to the video. Take it away, Taylor…
The Red Tour will begin in Omaha, Nebraska on March 13, 2013. The tickets go on sale November 16, 2012. That’s not far away. Click here to sign up for pre-sale ticket access. More information at TaylorSwift.com.
Tour dates announced so far! More to come.
March 13 and 14: Omaha, Neb.
- March 18 and 19: St. Louis, Mo.
- March 22: Charlotte, N.C.
- March 23: Columbia, S.C.
- March 27, 28 and 29: Newark, N.J.
- April 10: Miami, Fla.
- April 11 and 12: Orlando, Fla.
- April 18 and 19: Atlanta
- April 20: Tampa, Fla.
- April 25: Cleveland
- April 26: Indianapolis
- April 27: Lexington, Ky.
- May 4: Detroit
- May 7: Louisville, Ky.
- May 8: Columbus, Ohio
May 11 and 12: Washington, D.C.
- May 16: Houston
- May 21: Austin, Texas
- May 22: San Antonio, Texas
- May 25: Dallas
- May 28 and 29: Glendale, Ariz.
- June 1: Salt Lake City, Utah
- June 2: Denver
- June 15: Toronto
- June 22: Winnipeg, Manitoba
- June 29: Vancouver, B.C.
- July 6: Pittsburgh
- July 20: Philadelphia
- July 27: Foxborough, Mass.
- Aug. 1: Des Moines, Iowa
- Aug. 2 and 3: Kansas City, Mo.
- Aug. 6: Wichita, Kan.
Aug. 7: Tulsa, Okla.
- Aug. 10: Chicago
- Aug. 15: San Diego
- Aug. 19 and 20: Los Angeles
- Aug. 27: Sacramento, Calif.
- Aug. 30: Portland, Ore.
- Aug. 31: Tacoma, Wash.
- Sept. 6: Fargo, N.D.
- Sept. 7 and 8: St. Paul, Minn.
- Sept. 12: Greensboro, N.C.
- Sept. 13: Raleigh, N.C.
- Sept. 14: Charlottesville, Va.
- Sept. 19, 20 and 21: Nashville, Tenn.
The Sparkly Dressed will headline 58 shows in 45 cities in 29 states and 3 provinces (so far). The tour begins on March 13 in Omaha, Nebraska and until September. Ed Sheeran will be the main opener. At Taylor’s request, every show will include tickets priced at under $50.
Nine stadiums are lined up for the Red Tour: Detroit’s Ford Field, Dallas’s Cowboys Stadium, Toronto’s Rogers Centre, Winnipeg’s Investors’ Group Field, Vancouver’s BC Place Stadium, Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field, Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field, Foxborough, Mass.’s Gillette Stadium and Chicago’s Soldier Field.
For more details, read the full story at TaylorSwift.com.
Coming up on the Calendar!
- October 30: She performs in Dancing With The Stars on ABC.
- November 1: The 46th CMA Awards hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood airs live on ABC at 8pm ET, 7pm CT. Taylor Swift is nominated for Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year and Musical Event of the Year with the Civil Wars. She is scheduled to perform.
- November 11: Taylor Swift appears onVH1 Storytellers including a performance at Harvey Mudd College recorded on October 15.
- November 11: The 2012 MTV EMA will be broadcast on MTV channels worldwide at 9pm Central European Time. You can vote for Taylor here.
- November 16: Tickets go on sale for the first dates announced of the Red Tour. Click here to sign up for pre-sale ticket access