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Swift extends tour to 2010

Thursday, October 8, 2009 – Taylor Swift, who this weekend will play the final four shows of her groundbreaking, sold-out Fearless 2009 Tour, announced today that she will bring the tour back to the fans in 2010. Tickets for the Taylor Swift FEARLESS 2010 tour will go on sale later this month, with ticket prices starting at $25.

Swift starts the tour Feb. 4, 2010 in Brisbane, Australia and play five shows Down Under before beginning her North American run on March 4 in Tampa. In 2010, Swift will headline 37 shows in 29 cities in 22 states and provinces in the U.S. and Canada. "I'm so excited to take the Fearless tour back out on the road again in 2010," said Swift. "This year's tour has been so much fun and even more unforgettable than I ever imagined. The fans have been so amazing, and I'm thrilled to play in new cities and see even more of my fans on the 2010 FEARLESS Tour."

Kellie Pickler, again joins Swift as a featured artist on all of the North American FEARLESS dates, and top selling new artist of 2009 Gloriana returns to open all of the shows.

Tour dates are:
Feb. 4 Brisbane, Australia
Feb. 6 Sydney, Australia
Feb. 8 Newcastle, Australia
Feb. 10 Melbourne, Australia
Feb. 12 Adelaide, Australia
March 4 Tampa, FL
March 5 Orlando, FL
March 7 Sunrise, FL
March 10 Austin, TX
March 11 Dallas, TX
March 12 Corpus Christi, TX
March 18-19 Philadelphia, PA
March 20 Charlottesville, VA
March 26-27 Detroit, MI
March 28 Cincinnati, OH
March 31 Oklahoma City, OK
April 1 Wichita, KS
April 2 Kansas City, MO
April 6-7 Denver, CO
April 10 Fresno. CA
April 11 San Jose, CA
April 15 -16 Los Angeles, CA
April 29 Lexington, KY
April 30 Columbia, SC
May 1 Raleigh, NC
May 6 Des Moines, IA
May 7 St. Paul, MN
May 8 Moline, IL
May 12-13 Newark, NJ
May 14-15 Uniondale, NY
May 20 Ottawa, ON
May 21- 22 Toronto, ON
May 25-26 Houston, TX
June 2 Washington, DC

Venues for the tour stops will be announced in the coming weeks.

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