Taylor Swift Duets With Gracie Abrams at ‘Eras Tour’ for 1st Time

Taylor Swift and Gracie Abrams.
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Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour is endlessly preserving Us on our toes!

Throughout her Saturday, July 1, live performance in Cincinnati, Ohio, Swift, 33, added a 3rd shock track to the setlist. After the Grammy winner carried out “Ivy” dwell with collaborator Aaron Dessner, she introduced out Gracie Abrams — one in every of her tour’s opening acts — for a particular quantity.

“She’s one in every of my favourite buddies and I really like her a lot. We haven’t sung collectively earlier than, so I needed to carry Gracie out on stage,” Swift informed concertgoers on Saturday, per social media footage, noting that she was bummed that Abrams, 23, didn’t get to carry out her set amid sudden climate modifications.

Hours earlier on Saturday, Swift tweeted {that a} “climate state of affairs” meant that she deliberate to begin the present at Paycor Stadium one hour early. The “All Too Nicely” songstress was presupposed to take the stage following Muna and Abrams’ units, however the change in plans eradicated J.J. Abrams’ daughter’s slot.

As a substitute, Swift carried out a canopy of Gracie’s “I Miss You, I’m Sorry” dwell for the Ohio-based crowd.

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“I’ve no phrases, truly,” Gracie quipped throughout the present after Swift admitted that “I Miss You, I’m Sorry” was one in every of her favourite songs. Gracie performed the monitor on the piano whereas the Valentine’s Day actress strummed alongside on her acoustic guitar.

Swift kicked off her Eras Tour — which is her first dwell live performance tour since 2018’s Popularity — in March to have fun all of her previous albums and rerecorded LPs. The Eras Tour setlist even rotates a minimum of two shock songs per present, permitting Swift to sing much more of her greatest hits.

“One factor we stated concerning the Eras Tour: ‘You suppose you possibly can simply go browsing, you suppose you possibly can simply scroll and know the setlist?’” Swift teased throughout her Arlington, Texas, present later in March. “You suppose you possibly can simply come ready with little flashcards [that list the song order and my outfits]?’ Let or not it’s stated concerning the Eras Tour, we’re tricksy. That’s what we’re [and] we get pleasure from a very good, wholesome setlist hijinks.”

Swift — who later added the caveat that she’s going to play Midnights songs greater than as soon as — additionally carried out “Name It What You Need” from Popularity at her Saturday present.

Moreover, Swift has lately been including extra Communicate Now singles to her Eras set upfront of her re-recorded album, which can drop on July 7.

“I’m placing this out now as a result of I wish to personal my music and I consider that any artist who has the will to personal their music ought to be capable of. That’s why I’m placing out this album,” she informed Minnesota followers final month whereas introducing “Pricey John” as a shock track. “I’m 33 years outdated. I don’t care about something that occurred to me after I was 19, besides the songs I wrote. … So, what I’m attempting to let you know is that I’m not placing this album out in order that it’s best to go and really feel the necessity to defend me on the Web towards somebody you suppose I may need written the track about 14 million years in the past.”