Swift sees "Red" tour

Sunday, October 28, 2012 – Taylor Swift capped off a hectic pace of having a new album out and a media blitz by announcing late Friday the Red tour in stadiums and arenas starting in March.

Swift is currently slated to headline 58 shows in 45 cities in 29 states and 3 provinces in 2013. The tour will kick-off on March 13 in Omaha, Neb. and end Sept. 21 in Nashville with three shows.

"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," Swift said. "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."

British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, whose duet with Swift from her "Red," Everything Has Changed, has reached the number one position atop iTunes all-genre Top Songs chart, will be a special guest on all of the shows.

The 2013 dates will include nine stadiums - Detroit's Ford Field, Dallas's Cowboys Stadium, Toronto's Rogers Centre, Winnipeg's Investors' Group Field, Vancouver's BC Place Stadium, Pittsburgh's Heinz Field, Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field, Foxboro, Mass.' Gillette Stadium and Chicago's Soldier Field.

The RED Tour will be produced and promoted by The Messina Group (TMG). At Swift's request, every show will include tickets priced at under $50. The first tickets will go on sale on Nov. 16 with on-sale information available now at www.taylorswift.com and www.abcnews.com.

Dates and locations are: March 13-14 Omaha, Neb. March 18-19 St. Louis March 22 Charlotte, N.C. March 23 Columbia, S.C. March 27-28-29 Newark, N.J.
April 10 Miami
April 11 -12 Orlando
April 18-19 Atlanta
April 20 Tampa
April 25 Cleveland
April 26 Indianapolis
April 27 Lexington, Ky.
May 4 Detroit
May 7 Louisville, Ky.
May 8 Columbus, Ohio
May 11-12 Washington, DC
May 16 Houston
May 21 Austin
May 22 San Antonio
May 25 Dallas
May 28-29 Glendale, Ariz.
June 1 Salt Lake City
June 2 Denver
June 15 Toronto, Ontario
June 22 Winnipeg, Manitoba
June 29 Vancouver, British Columbia
July 6 Pittsburgh
July 20 Philadelphia
July 27 Foxboro, Mass.
Aug. 1 Des Moines, Ia.
Aug. 2-3 Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 6 Wichita, Kansas
Aug. 7 Tulsa, Okla.
Aug. 10 Chicago
Aug. 15 San Diego
Aug. 19-20 Los Angeles
Aug. 27 Sacramento
Aug. 30 Portland, Ore.
Aug. 31 Tacoma, Wash.
Sept. 6 Fargo, N.D.
Sept. 7-8 St. Paul, Min..
Sept. 12 Greensboro, N.C.
Sept. 13 Raleigh, N.C.
Sept. 14 Charlottesville, Va.
Sept. 19, 20-21 Nashville

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