February 1, 2023

After 11-time GRAMMY Award winner Taylor Swift revealed that she’d be embarking on a 2023 U.S. stadium tour, Swifties across the globe geared as much as purchase tickets in the course of the Verified Fan Presale, Capital One Presale and normal on-sale all through the week of November 14.

Sadly, Taylor’s star energy proved to be too sturdy. Even after almost doubling the variety of tour stops after the preliminary announcement, demand for tickets far outpaced availability. In keeping with Stay Nation CEO Michael Rapino, 1.5 million followers got entry to the Verified Fan Presale on Tuesday, however the Ticketmaster web site noticed 3.5 billion visits from followers, scalpers and bots alike. This unprecedented visitors prompted a number of points with the ticket-buying web site, and Swifties took to social media and the streets to voice their disappointment within the expertise.

For followers who did not get tickets in both presale, all hope rested on Friday’s public on-sale — which was then all of the sudden canceled. “Attributable to terribly excessive calls for on ticketing programs and inadequate remaining ticket stock to fulfill that demand, tomorrow’s public on-sale for Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour has been cancelled,” Ticketmaster tweeted Thursday afternoon.

A record-breaking 2.4 million tickets did promote — essentially the most “ever bought in someday in historical past,” Rapino mentioned. However that also left room for lots of disillusioned followers who have been ready on Taylor to talk on the state of affairs.

At present, Taylor took to Instagram Tales to make a public touch upon the state of affairs. “It goes with out saying that I’m extraordinarily protecting of my followers,” she wrote. “We’ve been doing this for many years collectively and through the years, I’ve introduced so many components of my profession in home.”

Concerning Ticketmaster, she added, “It’s actually troublesome for me to belief an out of doors entity with these relationships and loyalties … I’m not going to make excuses for anybody as a result of we requested them, a number of occasions, if they might deal with this type of demand and we have been assured they might.”

She continued, “It’s really superb that 2.4 million folks acquired tickets, however it actually pisses me off that a whole lot of them really feel like they went by way of a number of bear assaults to get them. And to those that didn’t get tickets, all I can say is that my hope is to supply extra alternatives for us to all get collectively and sing these songs.”

The 2023 tour is Taylor’s first since 2018, after her east and west coast Lover Fest dates have been canceled in gentle of them pandemic, which result in much more pent-up demand. Regardless that she just lately launched her tenth album, Midnights — which broke streaming, bodily and vinyl album gross sales all over the world — the tour received’t be strictly supporting it. Referred to as The Eras Tour, with a graphic that includes photographs of Taylor from all 10 of her albums, the setlist will function songs throughout her whole musical catalogue.

Taylor will probably be supported by Paramore, beabadoobee, Phoebe Bridgers, woman in purple, MUNA, HAIM, GAYLE, Gracie Abrams and OWENN at varied dates.

Taylor Swift’s November 18 Instagram Story



3/24/23 Las Vegas, NV Allegiant Stadium
3/25/23 Las Vegas, NV Allegiant Stadium
4/13/23 Tampa, FL Raymond James Stadium
4/14/23 Tampa, FL Raymond James Stadium
4/15/23 Tampa, FL Raymond James Stadium
4/21/23 Houston, TX NRG Stadium
4/22/23 Houston, TX NRG Stadium
4/23/23 Houston, TX NRG Stadium
4/28/23 Atlanta, GA Mercedes-Benz Stadium
4/29/23 Atlanta, GA Mercedes-Benz Stadium
4/30/23 Atlanta, GA Mercedes-Benz Stadium
5/5/23 Nashville, TN Nissan Stadium
5/6/23 Nashville, TN Nissan Stadium
5/7/23 Nashville, TN Nissan Stadium
5/12/23 Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Monetary Discipline
5/13/23 Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Monetary Discipline
5/14/23 Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Monetary Discipline
5/19/23 Foxborough, MA Gillette Stadium
5/20/23 Foxborough, MA Gillette Stadium
5/21/23 Foxborough, MA Gillette Stadium
5/26/23 East Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium
5/27/23 East Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium
5/28/23 East Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium
6/2/23 Chicago, IL Soldier Discipline
6/3/23 Chicago, IL Soldier Discipline
6/4/23 Chicago, IL Soldier Discipline
6/9/23 Detroit, MI Ford Discipline
6/10/23 Detroit, MI Ford Discipline
6/16/23 Pittsburgh, PA Acrisure Stadium
6/17/23 Pittsburgh, PA Acrisure Stadium
6/23/23 Minneapolis, MN U.S. Financial institution Stadium
6/24/23 Minneapolis, MN U.S. Financial institution Stadium
6/30/23 Cincinnati, OH Paycor Stadium
7/1/23 Cincinnati, OH Paycor Stadium
7/7/23 Kansas Metropolis, MO GEHA Discipline at Arrowhead Stadium
7/8/23 Kansas Metropolis, MO GEHA Discipline at Arrowhead Stadium
7/14/23 Denver, CO Empower Discipline at Mile Excessive
7/15/23 Denver, CO Empower Discipline at Mile Excessive
7/22/23 Seattle, WA Lumen Discipline
7/23/23 Seattle, WA Lumen Discipline
7/28/23 Santa Clara, CA Levi’s® Stadium
7/29/23 Santa Clara, CA Levi’s® Stadium
8/3/23 Los Angeles, CA SoFi Stadium
8/4/23 Los Angeles, CA SoFi Stadium
8/5/23 Los Angeles, CA SoFi Stadium
8/8/23 Los Angeles, CA SoFi Stadium
8/9/23 Los Angeles, CA SoFi Stadium


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