Music News

Taylor Swift Won't Be Lonely on the Road

01/30/2009 at 12:00 PM EST

Taylor Swift Won't Be Lonely on the Road
Taylor Swift in Nashville
Tony R. Phipps/WireImage
Taylor Swift – who has topped the Billboard chart for the past eight weeks with her second album, Fearless – has announced her first headlining tour, which will take her to 52 cities over six months.

Swift, 19, will officially kick off her Fearless Tour 2009, which she calls "a dream come true," on April 23 in Evansville, Ill., immediately followed by Jonesboro, Ark., and St. Louis, Mo. (Tickets go on sale Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. PST. For a complete tour schedule, check her official site.)

One tour must-have? Her BFF, Kellie Pickler, who will accompany her as a featured artist.

Calling Pickler "the older sister I never had," Swift met her in 2007 when they toured with Brad Paisley. "My mom looks at [Kellie] as a second daughter – it's a family thing at this point," Swift has told PEOPLE.

The singer's show will feature multiple costume changes and an illuminated fairy-castle – and the new country group Gloriana.

Despite the extravagant set, the singer – who just launched a line of affordable dresses at Wal-Mart – says she's mindful of the tough economy, so she plans to start ticket prices at around $20 in most markets.

"I want to be sure that everyone has the opportunity to come see my show," she said.

RELATED ARTICLES:
Country darlings Taylor, Kellie & Julianne Hough dish on their sisterhood
Get the dirt on more hot teen stars!

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters