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Taylor Swift Hits the Road on Her RED Tour

Last week, Taylor Swift kicked off her much anticipated, 45-city RED tour! She’s performing 58 shows with opener Ed Sheeran and wraps up this September in her hometown of Nashville. She already had gigs in Omaha and St. Louis, and will continue onto Charlotte, NC this Friday.

“I didn’t think I could be any more excited about my RED album, but then I start thinking about how I’m going to put the new show together for The RED Tour,” says Swift on her site. “I have so many ideas about how to really bring this music to life, and I can’t wait to share the new show with all my fans!”

Knowing how neat her shows have been in the past, we’re willing to bet this one is just as over the top! We also have to commend Swift for making sure there were tickets available at each stop for under $50, so more of her fans can afford to see her live.

So what else can fans expect from the tour? Swift explains in the video below:

You can see a clip of Taylor singing on opening night below, and a few more videos here:

Here are the rest of her tour dates (is your hometown on the list?!):

March 22 Charlotte, North Carolina

March 23 Columbia, South Carolina

March 27 & 28 & 29 Newark, New Jersey

April 10 Miami, Florida

April 11 & 12 Orlando, Florida

April 18 & 19 Atlanta, Georgia

April 20 Tampa, Florida

April 25 Cleveland, Ohio

April 26 Indianapolis, Indiana

April 27 Lexington, Kentucky

May 4 Detroit, Michigan

May 7 Louisville, Kentucky

May 8 Columbus, Ohio

May 11 & 12 Washington, DC

May 16 Houston, Texas

May 21 Austin, Texas

May 22 San Antonio, Texas

May 25 Dallas, Texas

May 28 & 29 Glendale, Arizona

June 1 Salt Lake City, Utah

June 2 Denver, Colorado

June 14 Toronto, Ontario

June 15 Toronto, Ontario

June 22 Winnipeg, Manitoba

June 25 & 26 Edmonton, Alberta

June 29 Vancouver, British Columbia

July 6 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

July 13 East Rutherford, New Jersey

July 19 & 20 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

July 26 & 27 Foxborough, Massachusetts

August 1 Des Moines, Iowa

August 2 & 3 Kansas City, Missouri

August 6 Wichita, Kansas

August 7 Tulsa, Oklahoma

August 10 Chicago, Illinois

August 15 San Diego, California

August 19, 20, 23 & 24 Los Angeles, California

August 27 Sacramento, California

August 30 Portland, Oregon

August 31 Tacoma, Washington

September 6 Fargo, North Dakota

September 7 & 8 St. Paul, Minnesota

September 12 Greensboro, North Carolina

September 13 Raleigh, North Carolina

September 14 Charlottesville, Virginia

September 19, 20 & 21 Nashville, Tennessee

Let us know what you think of Swift in the comments below.  Are you planning on attending a show (and if so, in which city)? We’d love to hear about your fun night and your favorite Swift song!

Will you be able to go to one of the RED tour concerts?

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  1. Sydney_Andrews

    Posted by Sydney_Andrews on October 17, 2013 at 08:51

    I went to the Charlotte, NC concert!!!!! ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! She’s a very inspiring person who is one of my role models. 🙂 (P.S. She’s only had six boyfriends)

  2. grace_smith15

    Posted by grace_smith15 on May 2, 2013 at 21:08

    I was at the opening night of the RED tour in Omaha and it was AMAZING. Ed Sheeran is amazing, Taylor did great, and the entire show is just so creative and theatrical!

  3. Project Inspired

    Posted by KG on March 28, 2013 at 21:33

    I personally quite dislike Taylor Swift and what she stands for. I don’t think she’s a good role model. She constantly victimizes herself in her songs and slut-shames. Any girl that can stand up in front of a thousands of people and dis her ex boyfriend that broke her heart is pretty childish. I also dislike that she’s been derogatory towards gays in the past while at the same time participating in the NOH8 campaign. Not a fan of her as a musician or person.

    • Sydney_Andrews

      Posted by Sydney_Andrews on October 17, 2013 at 08:47

      I disagree. She’s changed since then… When she said that thing about gay people in her song she was only sixteen. Now she’s 23 and has a much more level head on her shoulders. Not to mention, there are way more people who dis their exes, but Taylor constantly is victimized for it because she supposedly has dated “so many guys” when she’s really only dated six.

  4. Art

    Posted by Art on March 28, 2013 at 15:28

    So expensive…but so so cool! I wanna go! WAAAAAH!

  5. Lunar Wings

    Posted by Lunar Wings on March 22, 2013 at 12:43

    Did anyone else think of the band RED?

  6. Project Inspired

    Posted by staybeautiful13 on March 22, 2013 at 12:30

    28 days until I see her in Atlanta. Got my tour t-shirt in the mail today. I am SO ready. <3

  7. lotr1997

    Posted by lotr1997 on March 22, 2013 at 10:50

    I don’t like her music that much, but she is a very inspiring person, and I admire her high moral standards, that I hope she continues to uphold! I wish more girls would model her (minus the boyfriends)! 🙂

    • Sydney_Andrews

      Posted by Sydney_Andrews on October 17, 2013 at 08:49

      I agree with you! (though I personally love her music, and she’s only had six BF’s :))

  8. Silvey

    Posted by Silvey on March 22, 2013 at 09:30

    I am going to the one in September in Nashville! 🙂 SOOOO excited

  9. KimberlyAutumn

    Posted by KimberlyAutumn on March 22, 2013 at 09:29

    I’m so excited! I’m going to her concert with my best friend! 😀

  10. ashlynnelizabeth97

    Posted by ashlynnelizabeth97 on March 22, 2013 at 09:01

    Yes! i’m going to her concert in Dallas on my 16th birthday!!

  11. Eurydice

    Posted by Eurydice on March 22, 2013 at 08:18

    Can’t stand what she seems to call “music,” and I can’t stand her anti-woman attitude.

    • PolkaDot

      Posted by PolkaDot on March 23, 2013 at 09:29

      I don’t think you should say that her music isn’t music. No I don’t really like it, but it is music!

    • hockeychick20

      Posted by hockeychick20 on March 22, 2013 at 21:00

      You really think she has an anti woman attitude? Any girl that can stand up in front of a thousands of people and dis her ex boyfriend that broke her heart is pretty pro women. Women aren’t anti women Eurydice. They just aren’t as radical as you. I think women should have equal rights but I’m not radical. There’s a fine line between a feminist and a crazy radical who’s offended by everything.

  12. PolkaDot

    Posted by PolkaDot on March 22, 2013 at 08:12

    I like Taylor Swift, not because of her music, but because she has a sense of modesty most of the time!

  13. MeishaH

    Posted by MeishaH on March 21, 2013 at 21:52

    I’d love to go the show in Portland, Oregon but a couple of weeks before, Hunter Hayes is going to be at the Willamette County Country Music Festival so I have to pick one or the other. I’ll probably end up seeing Hunter Hayes, just because the music festival is something I’m more interested in. Otherwise, I’d love to see Taylor Swift live! (:

  14. Godsgirl2012

    Posted by Godsgirl2012 on March 21, 2013 at 18:05

    why is this on p.i.? its not Godly, its not inspiring, its worldly…. but then again, you’ve become worldy, not bad as some sites i’ll admit, but do you remember when it used to be ALL about God? mabye one in fifty articles were on fashion, or secular music or boys, but now its mabye one in fifty on God, its still not as bad as some sites, but its getting there, i am sorry to say.

    • bethluvstheafters

      Posted by bethluvstheafters on March 22, 2013 at 08:42

      Woah, hey, Taylor may not be Godly, but she is a good inspiration in many ways! And I agree with PolkaDot, the posts on here are more centered on God than God-centered. But is that bad? No. The girl who’s doing 89 acts of kindness in memory of her great-grandmother, she may not be Christian, per se, but what she’s doing is very Christ like.

    • PolkaDot

      Posted by PolkaDot on March 22, 2013 at 08:14

      PI still does posts about being Godly! What about the Caught being Godly posts? Or the Sunday School Posts? Or all the scripture verses that are in a lot of these kinds of posts. I can agree that PI doesn’t do as many God centered posts but they still keep it centered on God if you know what I mean.

  15. Caring_Christian

    Posted by Caring_Christian on March 21, 2013 at 17:01

    Yes I already went it was soooooo much fun!!!!

  16. mej1289

    Posted by mej1289 on March 21, 2013 at 16:12

    I want to go so bad! I love taylor swift and Ed Sheeran. I live in Indianapolis so maybe i can go to that one but im pretty sure it’s sold out!