The Yum Center just announced that Taylor Swift, that’s right, Taylor Swift, will perform at the KFC Yum Center July 2. Tickets go on sale Friday morning at 10. This seems like a big deal. Here’s the official release. Anybody going?
LOUISVILLE, KY (February 9, 2011) – Taylor Swift’s much-anticipated “Speak Now World Tour 2011” will include Louisville as a stop on its North American leg. Sponsored by COVERGIRL®, this high-energy, theatrical presentation is centered on one of today’s biggest cross-genre artists as she delights fans with special guest NeedToBreathe in the city’s newest multi-purpose arena, the KFC Yum! Center on Saturday, July 2 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011.
After selling out arenas and stadiums worldwide with her “Fearless 2009-2010 Tour,” Swift goes back on the road in support of “Speak Now,” her third studio album from Big Machine Records that includes current single “Mine.”
Swift bolted to superstar status with her self-titled debut album in 2006 that produced hit singles including “Tim McGraw,” “Teardrops on My Guitar” and “Our Song.” Swift’s 2008 follow-up record, “Fearless” scored her a bevy of honors including a GRAMMY® for Album of the Year and the Country Music Association’s 2009 Entertainer of the Year. Hit singles “You Belong With Me,” “Love Story,” “Fearless” and “White Horse” were also products of “Fearless.” This singer-songwriter and all around performer has sold more than 17 million albums, is the top-selling digital artist in music history and had the No. 1 best-selling album of any genre in 2009.
Tickets for Swift’s July 2 show at the KFC Yum! Center will be available for $72.50, $62.50 and $27, reserved seating. Ticket price includes a facility fee and there is a limit of six tickets per person. Tickets may be purchased at the KFC Yum! Center, the Kentucky exposition Center and the Kentucky International Convention Center Ticket Offices. Tickets may also be purchased at any Ticketmaster outlet, through Ticketmaster Charge by Phone at 1-800-745-3000 and online at www.ticketmaster.com.