Swift extends U.S. tour
COUNTRY STANDARD TIME
HomeNewsInterviewsCD ReleasesCD ReviewsConcertsArtistsArchive
 

Swift extends U.S. tour

Thursday, March 24, 2011 – Taylor Swift, who is in the final week of the European leg of her Taylor Swift Speak Now World Tour 2011, announced today she will extend the North American portion of the tour by 16 dates. New dates were added starting in September through late November.

Swift will now headline 78 shows in stadiums and arenas in 63 cities in 42 states and provinces in the U.S. and Canada this year.

The tour launched Feb. 9 in Singapore, kicks off in the U.S. on May 27 with 2 sold-out shows at the Qwest Center in Omaha and now wraps with two shows at Madison Square Garden just before Thanksgiving.

Adam Brand will open the Sept. 24 and the November dates, and David Nail will open the added October shows.

In his native Australia, Brand has three platinum and two gold albums, nominated four times for Best Country Album by ARIA (Australia Recording Industry Association), and winning a dozen CMAAs (Country Music Awards of Australia) including multiple wins in the Song of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year categories. Brand has an upcoming U.S. release on Arista Records.

MCA Nashville recording artist David Nail is scheduled to release his sophomore album in the fall, and his current single Let It Rainis the first offering from the still-to-be titled release.

New dates are:

Sept. 20 Bossier City, Louisiana CenturyTel Center
Oct. 14 Lubbock, Texas United Spirit Arena
Oct. 15 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Oklahoma City Arena
Oct. 20 San Diego, California Valley View Casino Center
Oct. 21-22 Phoenix, Arizona Jobing.com Arena
Oct. 25 San Antonio, Texas AT&T Center
Oct. 26 Austin, Texas Frank Erwin Center
Oct. 30 Memphis, Tennessee FEDEX Forum
Nov. 5 Houston, Texas Minute Maid Park
Nov. 12 Tampa, Florida St. Pete Times Forum
Nov. 13 Miami, Florida American Airlines Arena
Nov. 17 Raleigh, North Carolina RBC Center
Nov. 18 Columbia, SC Colonial Life Arena
Nov. 21-22 New York, NY Madison Square Garden


More news for Taylor Swift


CD reviews for Taylor Swift

Part Behind The Music style documentary and part concert film, Taylor Swift's new Blu-ray release offers an interesting hybrid approach to the typical live performance video - an approach that hits more than it misses. "Journey To Fearless" focuses on Swift's meteoric rise from aspiring grade-school singer/songwriter to award-winning country and pop megastar while sprinkling in live performances. Hardcore Swift fans will find a lot to love on this single-disc set (which is also ...
CD review - Speak Now Taylor Swift has made the best CD of her young career with her fourth CD. The biggest difference is that Swift's singing, spotty on previous releases and live performances, is far far superior here. Swift wrote all 14 songs here, which like her other albums tend to deal with relationships that have gone south. Swift's songwriting always has been one of her strengths, and that continues to be the case here - both lyrically and musically. Put simply, Swift knows a lot about penning ...
CD review - Fearless Taylor Swift took the county world by storm with her huge selling debut and its five hit singles. With a huge marketing push and myspace, Swift was on her way. Kind of like an Avril Lavigne for the teen female country set. Sophomore slump? There's no indication of that. Swift once again writes her material - all 13 songs here with help sometimes from Liz Rose, Colbie Caillat and John Rich. Swift writes of what she knows about - relationships and teen love come and gone in songs speak to her fans. ...


©Country Standard Time • Jeffrey B. Remz, editor & publisher • countrystandardtime@gmail.com
AboutCopyrightNewsletterOur sister publication Standard Time
Subscribe to Country Music News Country News   Subscribe to Country Music CD Reviews CD Reviews   Follow us on  Twitter    Instagram    Facebook