The Eras Tour opener: The Full Setlist From Taylor Swift’s Opening Night

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Taylor Swift kicks off the Eras Tour

Are you ready for Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour? It is finally starting.

At State Farm Stadium with openers, Gayle and Paramore mark Taylor’s first tour since the Reputation Stadium Tour in 2018, as her 2020 Lover Fest was canceled. Before it even began due to the COVID-19 pandemic to today, Taylor Swift has released three albums (“Folklore”, “Evermore” and “Midnights”)

From TikTok jokes to fan-favorite deep cuts to powerhouse vocals, these were the most memorable moments from an unforgettable tour opener.

Swift has stated that this tour will be “a journey across all of my artistic periods,” leaving fans to wonder what songs will be featured. Will she perform the singles from her 10 albums in order, or will she shuffle them around to tell a different story? Unknown. In any case, the Eras Tour is shaping up to be something beyond the wildest aspirations of her admirers.

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Miss Americana and the Heartbreak Prince

When tickets went on sale in November, there was so much interest that Ticketmaster crashed. This made hundreds of thousands of fans sad. With 2.4 million tickets sold in one day, the tour broke the record for most concert tickets sold in one day by an artist. The Ticketmaster mess even led to a hearing in Congress about the lack of competition in the ticketing business. To make a long story short, those who are going to see Swift tonight are on holy ground, and everyone else will just have to deal with it.

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The Evermore era

“Tonight, we’re going to be going on an adventure, one era at a time!” Swift said this a few songs into the show, but it didn’t really sink in until a few minutes later, when Lover, the first era of the night, was replaced by Fearless, both in the setlist and in the way the songs were played.

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The Fearless era

Midnights is the final era presented on the Eras tour, and Swift could have capped it with a hit — “Anti-Hero,” of course, or perhaps the fast-rising follow-up “Lavender Haze.” Instead, she closes the show with three non-hits that fans adore: “Bejeweled,” “Mastermind,” and “Karma.” The reasoning is simple: the Eras tour is more about fan service than hits, and ending on a song like “Karma” nods to those who consume every song on a Swift track list rather than just the singles. This tour is for Swift’s most devoted fans, and an album cut like “Karma” is the ideal way to bid them farewell for the time being.

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The Reputation era
Taylor Swift singing Mastermind! #TSTheErasTour

Below is the full setlist for the opening night of the Eras Tour:

  • “Miss Americana & the Heartbreak Prince”
  • “Cruel Summer”
  • “The Man”
  • “You Need to Calm Down”
  • “Lover”
  • “The Archer”
  • “Fearless”
  • “You Belong With Me”
  • “Love Story”
  • “Tis the Damn Season”
  • “Willow”
  • “Marjorie”
  • “Champagne Problems”
  • “Tolerate It”
  • “…Ready for It?”
  • “Delicate”
  • “Don’t Blame Me”
  • “Look What You Made Me Do”
  • “Enchanted”
  • “22”
  • “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”
  • “I Knew You Were Trouble”
  • “All Too Well”
  • “Invisible String”
  • “Betty”
  • “The Last Great American Dynasty”
  • “August”/ “Illicit Affairs”
  • “My Tears Ricochet”
  • “Cardigan”
  • “Style”
  • “Blank Space”
  • “Shake It Off”
  • “Wildest Dreams”
  • “Bad Blood”
  • “Mirrorball”
  • “Tim McGraw”
  • “Lavender Haze”
  • “Anti-Hero”
  • “Midnight Rain”
  • “Vigilante Shit”
  • “Bejeweled”
  • “Mastermind”
  • “Karma”