Taylor Swift

Why Taylor Swift’s Eras Road Trip Feels Like the Career-Capping Beatles Tour That Never Happened

The Eras Tour will be the first tour to cross the billion-dollar mark in grosses (Elton John’s multi-year farewell tour holds the current record, with $939 million)

This $1B milestone will likely be reached some time in March, when she is over in Asia. 

Swift took the fans assembled at SoFi through all the emotions, including by busting out two new surprise songs: a guitar rendition of “New Romantics” and, on piano, “New Year’s Day.” 

Mind you, if this projection proves true, she’ll have achieved it seven months before the tour actually ends in Toronto in November of 2024 

Swift knows how to work a crowd into a frenzy. Just prior to performing her two surprise songs, the singer took a moment to rev up the crowd for an announcement that had been widely rumored: that the next “Taylor’s Version”  

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Earlier this month, it was reported that Swift gave $100,000 bonuses to each one of the roughly 50 truck drivers on her tour, in addition to bonuses in unknown amounts to other crew members, including band members, dancers, caterers and lighting and sound technicians.