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Speak Now World Tour

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Speak Now World Tour
Tour by Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift singing at the concert in Sydney
Location
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • North America
  • Oceania
Associated albumSpeak Now
Start dateFebruary 9, 2011 (2011-02-09)
End dateMarch 18, 2012 (2012-03-18)
No. of shows110
Supporting acts
Attendance1,642,435
Box office$123.7 million ($146.01 million in 2021 dollars)[1]
Taylor Swift concert chronology

The Speak Now World Tour was the second concert tour by American singer Taylor Swift. It was for her 2010 album Speak Now. It started on February 9, 2011 in Singapore. It ended on March 18, 2012 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Speak Now World Tour – Live
Live album by
ReleasedNovember 21, 2011 (2011-11-21)
Genre
Length
  • 79:03 (audio)
  • 139:29 (video)
LabelBig Machine
DirectorRyan Polito
ProducerTaylor Swift
Taylor Swift chronology
Speak Now
(2010)
Speak Now World Tour – Live
(2011)
Red
(2012)

During the North American concerts, Taylor Swift made an album called Speak Now World Tour – Live. It was released on November 21, 2011, by Big Machine Records. It was her first live album. It has a CD music part and a DVD movie part.[2]

Track list
No. Title Length
1. "Sparks Fly"   5:39
2. "Mine"   4:19
3. "The Story of Us"   4:49
4. "Mean"   4:09
5. "Ours"   4:05
6. "Back to December / Apologize / You're Not Sorry"   6:01
7. "Better than Revenge"   5:44
8. "Speak Now"   4:09
9. "Last Kiss"   6:12
10. "Drops of Jupiter"   5:08
11. "Bette Davis Eyes"   3:07
12. "I Want You Back"   1:21
13. "Dear John"   6:45
14. "Enchanted"   6:25
15. "Haunted"   4:49
16. "Long Live"   6:21
Total length:
1:19:03

Set list

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These are the songs that Taylor Swift performed at Omaha night 1.[3] Most of the tour was similar, but sometimes she changes the setlist. All changes are listed below, and so are the surprise songs.

  1. "Sparks Fly"
  2. "Mine"
  3. "The Story of Us"
  4. "Our Song"
  5. "Mean"
  6. "Back to December" / "Apologize" / "You're Not Sorry"
  7. "Better than Revenge"
  8. "Speak Now"
  9. "Fearless" / "Hey, Soul Sister" / "I'm Yours"
  10. "Last Kiss"
  11. "You Belong with Me"
  12. "Dear John"
  13. "Enchanted"
  14. "Haunted"
  15. "Long Live"
Encore
  • In Asia and Europe, Taylor Swift did not sing "Mean", "Our Song", and "Haunted" because the stage was too small. She also sang "Fifteen" instead of "Last Kiss".
  • In Kansas City, Swift also performed "Superman".[4]
  • On September 27, 2011, "Ours" was added to the set list.[5]
  • In Lexington,[6] Houston,[7] and Raleigh,[8] Taylor Swift also sang "Never Grow Up".
  • In Oceania, Taylor Swift also sang "Safe & Sound" in the encore, except during Auckland night 2, where she sang "Eyes Open" instead.[9]

Surprise covers

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Sometimes, after "Last Kiss", Taylor Swift sang a surprise cover of an artist from near the city.

Special guests

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Sometimes, Taylor Swift invited a guest to sing with her on stage. Here is the list of people who sang with her and the name of the song they sang together.

List of shows[49][50][51][52]
Date City Country Venue Opening acts Attendance Revenue
February 9, 2011  Singapore Singapore Indoor Stadium Sezairi Sezali 8,964 / 8,964 $916,850
February 11, 2011 Seoul  South Korea Olympic Gymnastics Arena 4,725 / 4,725 $385,374
February 13, 2011 Osaka  Japan Osaka-Jo Hall 6,953 / 6,953 $758,113
February 16, 2011 Tokyo Nippon Budokan 15,955 / 15,955 $1,738,227
February 17, 2011
February 19, 2011 Quezon City  Philippines Smart Araneta Coliseum Sam Concepcion 12,667 / 12,667 $859,037
February 21, 2011  Hong Kong  China AsiaWorld–Arena Saito Johnny 12,573 / 12,573 $1,030,633
March 6, 2011 Brussels  Belgium Forest National Tom Dice 4,622 / 4,622 $219,212
March 7, 2011 Rotterdam  Netherlands Sportpaleis van Ahoy 4,799 / 4,799 $248,314
March 9, 2011 Oslo  Norway Oslo Spektrum 8,650 / 8,650 $815,246
March 12, 2011 Oberhausen  Germany König Pilsener Arena Martin & James 6,082 / 6,082 $370,028
March 15, 2011 Milan  Italy Mediolanum Forum Emma Marrone 3,421 / 5,585 $153,303
March 17, 2011 Paris  France Zénith 3,598 / 8,500 $201,781
March 19, 2011 Madrid  Spain Palacio de los Deportes The Bright 3,962 / 3,962 $251,864
March 22, 2011 Birmingham  England LG Arena Martin & James 9,339 / 9,339 $508,854
March 25, 2011 Belfast  Northern Ireland Odyssey Arena Ryan Sheridan 8,058 / 8,058 $379,001
March 27, 2011 Dublin  Ireland The O2 8,681 / 8,681 $419,806
March 29, 2011 Manchester  England Manchester Evening News Arena Martin & James 10,488 / 11,622 $580,558
March 30, 2011 London The O2 Arena 15,265 / 15,681 $891,152
May 27, 2011 Omaha  United States Qwest Center Omaha Needtobreathe 26,992 / 26,992 $1,717,104
May 28, 2011
May 29, 2011 Des Moines Wells Fargo Arena 13,149 / 13,149 $862,771
June 2, 2011 Sunrise BankAtlantic Center 24,077 / 24,077 $1,582,951
June 3, 2011
June 4, 2011 Orlando Amway Center 12,262 / 12,262 $791,980
June 7, 2011 Columbus Nationwide Arena 14,817 / 14,817 $955,259
June 8, 2011 Milwaukee Bradley Center 13,748 / 13,748 $897,042
June 11, 2011 Detroit Ford Field 47,992 / 47,992 $3,453,549
June 14, 2011 Saint Paul Xcel Energy Center 28,977 / 28,977 $1,913,737
June 15, 2011
June 18, 2011 Pittsburgh Heinz Field 52,009 / 52,009 $4,009,118
June 21, 2011 Buffalo First Niagara Center 14,487 / 14,487 $966,749
June 22, 2011 Hartford XL Center 12,436 / 12,436 $810,165
June 25, 2011 Foxborough Gillette Stadium 110,800 / 110,800 $8,026,350
June 26, 2011
June 30, 2011 Greensboro Greensboro Coliseum 14,789 / 14,789 $990,701
July 1, 2011 Knoxville Thompson–Boling Arena 13,754 / 13,754 $903,875
July 14, 2011 Montreal  Canada Bell Centre 13,439 / 13,439 $1,254,230
July 15, 2011 Toronto Air Canada Centre 30,144 / 30,144 $3,036,000
July 16, 2011
July 19, 2011 Newark  United States Prudential Center 51,487 / 51,487 $3,875,463
July 20, 2011
July 23, 2011
July 24, 2011
July 28, 2011 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena 11,012 / 11,012 $724,854
July 29, 2011 Indianapolis Conseco Fieldhouse 13,329 / 13,329 $877,175
July 30, 2011 Cleveland Quicken Loans Arena 14,873 / 14,873 $976,954
August 2, 2011 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center 29,303 / 29,303 $2,068,789
August 3, 2011
August 6, 2011 Philadelphia Lincoln Financial Field 51,395 / 51,395 $4,268,678
August 9, 2011 Rosemont Allstate Arena 26,112 / 26,112 $1,909,603
August 10, 2011
August 13, 2011 St. Louis Scottrade Center 27,965 / 27,965 $1,850,159
August 14, 2011
August 18, 2011 Edmonton  Canada Rexall Place 25,336 / 25,336 $2,136,270
August 19, 2011
August 23, 2011 Los Angeles  United States Staples Center 54,900 / 54,900 $3,927,154
August 24, 2011
August 27, 2011
August 28, 2011
September 1, 2011 San Jose HP Pavilion 24,827 / 24,827 $1,825,448
September 2, 2011
September 3, 2011 Sacramento Power Balance Pavilion 12,432 / 12,432 $934,326
September 6, 2011 Portland Rose Garden Arena 13,610 / 13,610 $903,445
September 7, 2011 Tacoma Tacoma Dome 19,904 / 19,904 $1,289,430
September 10, 2011 Vancouver  Canada Rogers Arena 26,030 / 26,030 $2,190,680
September 11, 2011
September 16, 2011 Nashville  United States Bridgestone Arena 28,178 / 28,178 $1,841,134
September 17, 2011
September 20, 2011 Bossier City CenturyLink Center 11,510 / 11,510 $728,546
September 21, 2011 Tulsa BOK Center 12,546 / 12,546 $907,573
September 24, 2011 Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium 48,562 / 48,562 $3,148,046
September 27, 2011 Denver Pepsi Center 12,908 / 12,908 $834,916
September 28, 2011 Salt Lake City EnergySolutions Arena 13,720 / 13,720 $896,946
October 1, 2011[a] Atlanta Philips Arena 26,244 / 26,244 $1,726,661
October 2, 2011[b]
October 4, 2011 North Little Rock Verizon Arena 13,566 / 13,566 $856,123
October 5, 2011 New Orleans New Orleans Arena 12,943 / 12,943 $830,289
October 8, 2011 Arlington Cowboys Stadium 55,451 / 55,451 $4,337,062
October 11, 2011[c] Louisville KFC Yum! Center 14,848 / 14,848 $1,003,828
October 14, 2011 Lubbock United Spirit Arena 10,419 / 10,419 $710,426
October 15, 2011 Oklahoma City Chesapeake Energy Arena 11,592 / 11,592 $758,364
October 20, 2011 San Diego Valley View Casino Center 10,834 / 10,834 $792,634
October 21, 2011 Glendale Jobing.com Arena 27,029 / 27,029 $1,826,025
October 22, 2011
October 25, 2011 San Antonio AT&T Center 13,851 / 13,851 $901,535
October 26, 2011 Austin Frank Erwin Center 11,999 / 11,999 $752,078
October 29, 2011 Lexington Rupp Arena 16,237 / 16,237 $1,041,935
October 30, 2011 Memphis FedExForum 12,604 / 12,604 $820,036
November 5, 2011 Houston Minute Maid Park 42,095 / 42,095 $3,435,756
November 11, 2011 Jacksonville Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 11,785 / 11,785 $749,099
November 12, 2011 Tampa St. Pete Times Forum 13,695 / 13,695 $914,300
November 13, 2011 Miami American Airlines Arena 12,153 / 12,153 $786,904
November 16, 2011[d] Charlotte Time Warner Cable Arena 14,272 / 14,272 $920,903
November 17, 2011 Raleigh RBC Center 13,567 / 13,567 $866,056
November 18, 2011 Columbia Colonial Life Arena 12,807 / 12,807 $828,231
November 21, 2011 New York Madison Square Garden 26,652 / 26,652 $1,988,411
November 22, 2011
March 2, 2012 Perth  Australia Burswood Dome Hot Chelle Rae 15,142 / 15,142 $1,878,530
March 4, 2012 Adelaide Adelaide Entertainment Centre 8,589 / 8,589 $1,075,370
March 6, 2012 Brisbane Brisbane Entertainment Centre 19,870 / 19,870 $2,416,030
March 7, 2012
March 9, 2012 Sydney Allphones Arena 27,900 / 27,900 $3,420,360
March 10, 2012
March 12, 2012 Melbourne Rod Laver Arena 33,793 / 33,793 $4,151,650
March 13, 2012
March 14, 2012
March 16, 2012 Auckland  New Zealand Vector Arena 32,585 / 32,585 $2,888,560
March 17, 2012
March 18, 2012
Total 1,639,137 / 1,649,435 (99.2%) $123,678,576
  1. This concert was originally supposed to happen on July 9, 2011. It was postponed because Taylor Swift was sick.
  2. This concert was originally supposed to happen on July 10, 2011. It was postponed because Taylor Swift was sick.
  3. This concert was originally supposed to happen on July 2, 2011. It was postponed because Taylor Swift was sick.
  4. This concert was originally supposed to happen on July 8, 2011. It was postponed because Taylor Swift was sick.

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