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Taylor Swift Addresses Fans After Ticket Fiasco, 7 CA Shows Affected

LOS ANGELES, CA — If you aren’t among the many fortunate followers who scored tickets for Taylor Swift’s upcoming The Eras tour — deliberate at areas nationwide and in California — you could be out of luck.

Still, based on the singer’s most up-to-date Instagram story, she could have just a few tips up her ‘bejeweled’ sleeve.

Ticketmaster introduced Thursday that the overall sale for that live performance sequence was canceled after (*7*)

Swift addressed her fans in an Instagram story Friday after measured silence following Wednesday’s ticket sale debacle.

“Well. It goes without saying that I’m extremely protective of my fans,” the singer wrote. “We’ve been doing this for decades together and over the years I’ve brought so many elements of my career in-house. I’ve done this SPECIFICALLY to improve the quality of my fans’ experience by doing it myself with my team who care as much about my fans as I do. It’s really difficult for me to trust an outside entity with these relationships and loyalties, and excruciating for me to just watch mistakes happen with no recourse.

“There are a large number of the reason why folks had such a tough time attempting to get tickets and I’m attempting to determine how this case might be improved transferring ahead,” Swift’s statement said. “I’m not going to make excuses for anybody as a result of we requested them a number of occasions, if they might deal with this sort of demand and we have been assured they might. It’s actually wonderful that 2.4 million folks acquired tickets, nevertheless it actually pisses me off that numerous them really feel like they went by way of a number of bear assaults to get them.

“And to those who didn’t get tickets, all I can say is that my hope is to provide more opportunities for us to get together and sing these songs. Thank you for wanting to be there. You have no idea how much this means.”

Swift’s followers will probably scour her message for hidden clues and Easter egg guarantees. All are hopeful that Swift will discover a strategy to make it as much as them.

Fans attempting to scoop up tickets Tuesday in a pre-sale for her tour have been met by large delays and error messages that Ticketmaster blamed on bots and traditionally unprecedented demand. It was essentially the most tickets bought on the platform in a single day, the company mentioned in an announcement.

Fresh off one of many biggest album launches of her career, Swift introduced earlier this month that she was happening a brand new U.S. stadium tour, with worldwide dates to observe. Verified followers who obtained a particular code had unique entry to purchase tickets Tuesday. Fans not given codes have been positioned on a ready listing for ticket gross sales.

The 52-date Eras Tour kicks off March 17 in Glendale, Arizona, and wraps up with 5 reveals in Los Angeles ending Aug. 9. It’s Swift’s first tour since 2018.

— The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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