(UPDATE 2/2) Taylor Swift made a big announcement for her 1989 World Tour over the weekend. While Vance Joy was already scheduled to be the opening act across the tour, Swift announce that Haim would also be an opener for select dates. Swift and the girls of Haim are good friends and they have popped up in Instagram and Twitter pictures together over the past week.
Haim will join Swift for eight dates on the tour in some of the biggest cities. There will be four dates in July, two in August and two in September.
The current average price across the whole 1989 World Tour is $275.37, while the average price for the dates with Haim is $308.68. The dates with Haim are:
- July 10 at MetLife Stadium – East Rutherford, New Jersey
- July 13 at Nationals Park – Washington D.C.
- July 18 at Soldier Field – Chicago, Illinois
- July 24 at Gillette Stadium – Foxborough, Massachusetts
- August 21 at Staples Center – Los Angeles, California
- August 24 at Staples Center – Los Angeles, California
- September 25 at Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, Tennessee
- September 28 at Scottrade Center – St. Louis, Missouri
Only the concert at the Scottrade Center does not have additional dates at the venue. However, Haim will only be performing at the scheduled dates at those venues.
Taylor Swift Announces 2015 1989 World Tour Dates
(UPDATE) Amid high demand during the ticket onsale, Taylor Swift has announced added shows in cities where she sold out stadiums within hours. There will now be a second concert at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Soldier Field in Chicago, MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford and Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. Across the shows that have gone on sale, the secondary market price for Taylor Swift tickets is currently $269.29. With such high demand and sellouts in many locations, this might not be the last announcement for additional dates on the tour.
Taylor Swift has finally announced dates for a world tour following the release of her latest album 1989. A week went by from the album release to tour announcement leaving many fans in eager anticipation for any indication of future performances. The 1989 World Tour currently has 57 scheduled dates, 52 in North America and five in Europe. Taylor Swift tickets will go on sale for these shows on November 7.
The tour will start with nine US dates starting on May 20 at CenturyLink Center in Bossier City, LA through June 13 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia before taking a five date trip through Europe from June 20-27. The tour then returns to North America on July 6 and will then run through October 31,
For the North American dates the tour will run through both stadiums and arenas across the US and Canada. The venues will range in size from smaller arenas like CenturyLink Center to bigger arenas such as Staples Center. There will also be more stadium dates than her previous tour with stops at Levi’s Stadium, the Georgia Dome and MetLife Stadium.
Forbes took a look at how Swift’s 1989 World Tour could be in a select group to gross over $200 million.