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Taylor Swift plays Aussie brush fire benefit

Friday, March 13, 2009 – Taylor Swift, who has been in Australia for the past 10 days playing a series of sold-out concert dates, will take part this weekend in the Sound Relief concert in Sydney to help raise money for victims of the recent deadly Australian brush fires. Swift extended her Australia trip by several days when she was asked to participate in this benefit show.

Coldplay, Barry Gibb and the Hoodoo Gurus also will play the show.

Swift returns to the U.S. early next week and will play a show to a sold-out crowd of close to 70,000 fans at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Friday, March 20. She kicks off her Taylor Swift Fearless 2009 tour April 23 in Evansville, Ind.


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