Taylor Swift is coming Down Under! Here’s what we know so far


Taylor Swift has announced she is bringing her latest show, The Eras Tour, down under in 2024. Her fans, and the ticket agencies, couldn’t be more excited.
Taylor Swift is bringing her “Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour ” to Melbourne and Sydney | Image: Scott Legato/Getty Images for TAS Rights Management

Australian Taylor Swift fans have flooded the internet this morning with news that American songwriter and performer, Taylor Swift, will bring her iconic “The Eras Tour” down under, with two shows in Melbourne and Sydney in February 2024.

Key Takeaways
  • Swift has announced 50 new shows across Mexico, Asia, Europe, and the UK and two dates in Australia (Melbourne and Sydney, February 16 and 17
  • Swift has featured on Forbes’ Power Women and Self-Made Women lists
  • After releasing her album “Midnights” in October 2022, Taylor Swift became the first artist in history to claim the top ten spots on the Billboard Hot 100 song list.
  • In November 2022, demand for tickets to her 2023 Eras Tour overwhelmed Ticketmaster, prompting members of Congress to question the company’s hold on concert sales.

It’s not the first time Swifts fans – dubbed “Swifties” – have broken the internet after the pop icon has made a tour announcement. In November 2022, demand for tickets to her tour overwhelmed ticket agency, Ticketmaster, prompting members of US Congress to question the company’s hold on concert sales.

The 12-time Grammy Award winner has announced 50 new international shows across Asia, Mexico, Europe, the UK and Australia. Her Melbourne show, held February 16 next year, will mark the first female headlining act at the Melbourne Cricket Ground since Madonna in 1993.

In 2021, Swift began releasing re-records of her older music in order to regain their ownership rights. Red (Taylor’s Version) became her 10th album to reach No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

With an estimated wealth of $US740 million, Swift was ranked #34 on this year’s Forbes Self Made Women List and #79 on the 2022 Forbes Power Women list.

Taylor Swift performs onstage during “Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour ” in Detroit, Michigan | Image: Scott Legato/TAS23/Getty Images

Swift’s Australian shows are presented by Crown and Frontier Touring. Pre-sale tickets through American Express go on sale on June 26 and general sale tickets are available from June 30.

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