Swift Paints North America “Red”

Taylor Swift announced a North American stadium and arena tour beginning early 2013 in support of her new album, Red, during Katie Couric’s 20/20 ABC special last Friday (10/26).

Swift is currently slated to headline 58 shows (nine of which are stadiums) in 45 cities in 29 states and 3 provinces on The Red Tour in 2013, which kicks off on March 13 in Omaha, Neb. and continues through September.

Singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, who is featured on Red’s duet, “Everything Has Changed,” will be a special guest at every show.

At Swift’s request, every show will include tickets priced under $50. The first tickets will go on sale on November 16th, on sale information is available here.

Watch the announcement here. 

The Red Tour will be produced and promoted by The Messina Group.

The Red Tour dates:
DATE CITY

March 13 & 14 – Omaha, Nebraska
March 18 & 19 – St. Louis, Missouri
March 22 – Charlotte, North Carolina
March 23 – Columbia, South Carolina
March 27 & 28 & 29 – Newark, New Jersey*
April 10 – Miami, Florida*
April 11 & 12 – Orlando, Florida
April 18 & 19 – Atlanta, Georgia*
April 20 – Tampa, Florida*
April 25 – Cleveland, Ohio
April 26 – Indianapolis, Indiana
April 27 – Lexington, Kentucky
May 4 – Detroit, Michigan*
May 7 – Louisville, Kentucky
May 8 – Columbus, Ohio*
May 11 & 12 – Washington, DC*
May 16 – Houston, Texas
May 21 – Austin, Texas
May 22 – San Antonio, Texas
May 25 – Dallas, Texas*
May 28 & 29 – Glendale, Arizona
June 1 – Salt Lake City, Utah
June 2 – Denver, Colorado
June 15 – Toronto, Ontario*
June 22 – Winnipeg, Manitoba
June 29 – Vancouver, British Columbia
July 6 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania*
July 20 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
July 27 – Foxborough, Massachusetts (on sale November 17)
August 1 – Des Moines, Iowa
August 2 & 3 – Kansas City, Missouri*
August 6 – Wichita, Kansas
August 7 – Tulsa, Oklahoma
August 10 – Chicago, Illinois*
August 15 – San Diego, California*
August 19 & 20 – Los Angeles, California*
August 27 – Sacramento, California*
August 30 – Portland, Oregon
August 31 – Tacoma, Washington
September 6 – Fargo, North Dakota
September 7 & 8 – St. Paul, Minnesota
September 12 – Greensboro, North Carolina
September 13 – Raleigh, North Carolina
September 14 – Charlottesville, Virginia*
September 19, 20 & 21 – Nashville, Tennessee

* On Sale November 16.

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