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Are you “…Ready For It?” The Eras Tour is Coming to the UK! 

“It’s been a long time coming” but Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour will finally be coming to the UK, as well as making its way around the world! After the release of Midnights in October which broke several records (such as how she became the first artist ever to capture the whole Top 10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Chart, and Midnights became Spotify’s most-streamed album in a single day for example – “a real lasting legacy” indeed), Swift announced her Eras Tour back in November, starting in the US where she is to perform 52 shows. She hasn’t performed since her attempt at Loverfest (her attempt to tour and promote her album Lover) before it was cancelled due to the pandemic in 2020, and since then she has released three studio albums: Folklore, Evermore, and Midnights, and rerecorded three of her past albums Fearless (Taylor’s Version), Red (Taylor’s Version), and Speak Now (Taylor’s Version). 

The pop album is expected to overtake the recently-released Midnights album

Excitingly, after just over a year of ‘clowning’ (predicting that Taylor Swift would release something and always being wrong), Swift announced the re-recording of her hugely successful album 1989 at the final US show in the first leg. As expected, many Swifties are thrilled at this information as 1989 includes some of her biggest hits such as ‘Style’ and ‘Blank Space’. The pop album is expected to overtake the recently-released Midnights album as it is already the 6th biggest female debut on the Billboard 200 despite not even being released yet (it takes into account the 400K pre-orders and counting and doesn’t even acknowledge the fact that it will be more popular after its debut with its five new “vault” tracks).

The show has been extremely popular with over 2 million tickets sold in the US alone, and cities have shown their admiration by naming a city after her (Swift City) for the duration of the show in Arizona or being given the key to Texas amongst others. Swift also announced a second US leg of the tour given the popularity of the first, but fans are unsure whether they will be in different states or repeats. During the Seattle shows, scientists detected seismic activity equivalent to a 2.3 magnitude earthquake due to the audience dancing and moving.

After Swift completes the US leg of her tour, she will be making her way to Latin America where she will perform in Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil with rising sensation Sabrina Carpenter as her opening act. According to sources, the president of Chile (Gabriel Boric) has written to the blonde superstar asking her to perform in Chile as there are no shows there, but there has been no news yet.  

The distribution of tickets was split via platforms Ticketmaster and AXS

Miss Americana will then tour Australia and Asia before arriving in Europe where she will begin in Paris and end in London. Many UK Swifties are excited as they have only been able to watch clips of the tour via social media, and she will be performing in cities she never has before – Liverpool, Cardiff, and Edinburgh. Anfield Stadium has recently been under renovation and will now host up to 61,000 people, totalling 183,000 fans over the three days.

If fans registered for the Midnights presale back in October or pre-ordered the album via the Taylor Swift website, they were given early access to buy tickets whereas other fans had to wait for the general sale. The distribution of tickets was split via platforms Ticketmaster and AXS, and whilst the verified fan sale was a fair way to decide who was eligible for tickets, many Swifties were left heartbroken when they were waitlisted. Tickets were sold incredibly quickly and sometimes sold out within fifteen minutes of the sale opening, and all that was left were VIP packages worth over £600, further increasing frustrations towards Ticketmaster yet again.

Hopefully, everyone gets to “shake it off” with their friends and family and enjoy the music and vibes of the concerts.

Taylor Swift’s 2024 UK dates

  • Edinburgh, Murrayfield Stadium: 7,8 & 9 June
  • Liverpool, Anfield Stadium: 13, 14 & 15 June
  • Cardiff, Principality Stadium: 18 June
  • London, Wembley Stadium: 21, 22 & 23 June, 15, 16 & 17 August


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