Taylor Swift announces '1989' world tour – here's where she's performing

Swift released her newest album, '1989,' on Oct. 27.

Greg Allen/Invision/AP
Taylor Swift performs on ABC's 'Good Morning America' in Times Square on Oct. 30.

Taylor Swift has announced that she will embark on a world tour in 2015.

Swift released her new album, "1989," on Oct. 27 and the album’s song “Shake It Off” is currently at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of Nov. 8. According to the Hollywood Reporter, at last estimates, Swift’s album was set to have sold more than a million copies in its debut tracking week and to have the biggest sales week since Eminem released “The Eminem Show” in 2002. It's also set to break the record set by Britney Spears’ 2000 album “Oops!... I Did It Again” for the one-week record for an album by a woman.

According to Swift’s website, her upcoming tour will begin on May 20 in Bossier City, La. The singer will continue to Baton Rouge, Detroit, Louisville, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, N.C.; Raleigh, N.C.; and Philadelphia.

Swift will then travel to Cologne, Amsterdam, Glasgow, Manchester, and London before returning to North America

On her second North American leg, the “Shake It Off” singer will perform in Ottawa, Montreal, East Rutherford, N.J.; Washington, D.C., Chicago, Foxborough, Mass.; Vancouver, Edmonton, Alberta; Seattle, Santa Clara, Calif.; Glendale, Ariz.; Los Angeles, San Diego, Salt Lake City, Denver, Fargo, N.D.; St. Paul, Minn.; Indianapolis, Columbus, Ohio; Kansas City, Nashville, Toronto, Des Moines, Omaha, St. Louis, Dallas, Lexington, Ky.; Greensboro, N.C.; Atlanta, Miami, and Tampa. Swift will then travel to Australia. According to USA Today, tour dates in Asia will be announced in the future as well. 

Singer Vance Joy will open for Swift in North America and singer Shawn Mendes will also be part of the tour for some of the shows.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Nov. 14, according to USA Today, while American Express credit card members and those who are members at Swift’s website will be able to purchase them starting on Nov. 7. 

You've read  of  free articles. Subscribe to continue.
Real news can be honest, hopeful, credible, constructive.
What is the Monitor difference? Tackling the tough headlines – with humanity. Listening to sources – with respect. Seeing the story that others are missing by reporting what so often gets overlooked: the values that connect us. That’s Monitor reporting – news that changes how you see the world.

Dear Reader,

About a year ago, I happened upon this statement about the Monitor in the Harvard Business Review – under the charming heading of “do things that don’t interest you”:

“Many things that end up” being meaningful, writes social scientist Joseph Grenny, “have come from conference workshops, articles, or online videos that began as a chore and ended with an insight. My work in Kenya, for example, was heavily influenced by a Christian Science Monitor article I had forced myself to read 10 years earlier. Sometimes, we call things ‘boring’ simply because they lie outside the box we are currently in.”

If you were to come up with a punchline to a joke about the Monitor, that would probably be it. We’re seen as being global, fair, insightful, and perhaps a bit too earnest. We’re the bran muffin of journalism.

But you know what? We change lives. And I’m going to argue that we change lives precisely because we force open that too-small box that most human beings think they live in.

The Monitor is a peculiar little publication that’s hard for the world to figure out. We’re run by a church, but we’re not only for church members and we’re not about converting people. We’re known as being fair even as the world becomes as polarized as at any time since the newspaper’s founding in 1908.

We have a mission beyond circulation, we want to bridge divides. We’re about kicking down the door of thought everywhere and saying, “You are bigger and more capable than you realize. And we can prove it.”

If you’re looking for bran muffin journalism, you can subscribe to the Monitor for $15. You’ll get the Monitor Weekly magazine, the Monitor Daily email, and unlimited access to CSMonitor.com.

QR Code to Taylor Swift announces '1989' world tour – here's where she's performing
Read this article in
QR Code to Subscription page
Start your subscription today