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Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour serves two surprise songs at every stop.

Taylor Swift performs onstage for the opening night of The Eras Tour at State Farm Stadium on March 17, 2023 in Glendale, Arizona.

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Taylor Swift‘s Eras Tour set list features a surprise song (or two), so far performed during a mini acoustic set, on each date of the the superstar’s 2023 trek.

Guitar in hand and making her way to the end of the stage’s catwalk at March 17’s Eras kickoff in Glendale, Arizona, Swift revealed her intentions for the acoustic portion of her long-awaited live show. She’ll perform a surprise song that will not be played again on this tour — probably.

“The plan, the goal, would be to play different songs every single night and never repeat one. Right? So that when you heard one on this tour, you would know it’s the only time that I was going to play it in the acoustic set, unless — caveat — unless I mess it up so badly,” she said with a small laugh, “that I have to do it over again in some other city. Send your best wishes towards me that I don’t do that.”

The Eras Tour is her first real tour in five years, and the first time the prolific songwriter is getting to perform selections from Lover, Folklore, Evermore and Midnights to sold-out stadium crowds.

Eras Tour night one introduced a career-spanning, whopping 44-song setlist with a runtime of more than three hours, with Swift playing anywhere from one to eight tracks from all 10 of her full-length studio albums. The show’s nightly surprise is sure to keep her fans on their tallest tiptoes, waiting to hear what gem will be unveiled at their concert.

Below, check out the list of all the surprise songs she’s brought to The Eras Tour, courtesy of social media live streams and post-concert clips uploaded by Swifties in attendance. Bookmark this page, as the list will updated regularly as the tour goes on.

  • “Mirrorball”

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    Performed at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona (March 17, 2023)

    “I was thinking about the first one I would play for you,” Swift said at the very first Eras Tour concert, to a crowd of fans who were still gloriously spoiler-free about what was in store for the rest of the show. “I was thinking about what song to play first, and I was thinking about how one of the songs that I wrote with you in mind during the pandemic was one of the first songs I wrote for Folklore, and it was me writing about how badly I craved the connection that I feel from the care that you have directed in my way. I’m trying to tell you I love you, and I’m babbling,” she noted. Swift tried again: “I was trying to think of sort of an eloquent way to say that I love you and I need your attention all the time, and I came up with ‘I’m a mirrorball.’” After the wordy intro, Swift begins singing “Mirrorball” at the 2:17 timestamp in the video above.

  • “Tim McGraw”

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    Performed at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona (March 17, 2023)

    “I was thinking about tonight and how special this is,” Swift explained on the opening night of The Eras Tour, and then added, “So I thought it might be kind of fun to play the very first song I ever put out.” The crowd gladly sang along to her pretty piano rendition of her debut single, nearly 17 years after it was first released. “Tim McGraw” was the only track from her first album to make the Eras setlist in Arizona.

  • “This Is Me Trying”

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    Performed at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona (March 18, 2023)

    “I keep forgetting what key it’s in — one second. It’s lost all concept to me,” Swift joked before launching into the emotional Folklore track as the first of two surprise songs, at the second show of The Eras Tour.

  • “State of Grace”

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    Performed at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona (March 18, 2023)

    Swift brought the Red album opener down to its roots as a piano ballad in Glendale. Her delicate vocals were echoed by a stadium of thousands joining in, making for a chilling moment of connection between a singer-songwriter and her fans.

  • “Our Song”

    Performed at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas (March 24, 2023)

    “I do get ideas from places. I actually saw an interview that Beabadoobee did — who is our amazing, brilliant opening act tonight — and they were saying, ‘Oh, you’re going on The Eras Tour. What song might you want to hear?’ And she was like, ‘I grew up listening to songs on her first album.’ And she named a specific song. So I figured, you know what, for her first show with us, I’ll play the specific song that she said she would want to hear. So this is a song I wrote for my ninth-grade talent show. It’s called ‘Our Song.’”

  • “Snow on the Beach”

    Performed at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas (March 24, 2023)

    “Lana Del Rey put out a new album. It’s called Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd. Guys, it’s so good. You probably already know that, but it’s just extraordinary. I just think she’s the best that we have. I think we need to make it a priority as a group to stream, buy, support this album and this artist. She knows I’m obsessed with her, and she was kind enough to make a song with me on Midnights called ‘Snow on the Beach’ because she’s a generous king. She did that for me, and I’ll never forget how nice she’s been to me. It’s so cool when you have favorite artists and they turn out to be so nice to you. I wanted to just do some promo for her, and also, in honor of this brilliant album that she just put out, I wanted to play ‘Snow on the Beach.’”

  • “Cowboy Like Me” (with Marcus Mumford)

    Performed at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas (March 25, 2023)

    “Las Vegas, Nevada, you are so lucky, because we do have a special guest with us tonight,” Swift told the sold-out crowd when introducing Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford. “Would you sing ‘Cowboy Like Me’ with me?” The duo paired up for the 2020 Evermore duet.

  • “White Horse”

    Performed at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas (March 25, 2023)

  • “Sad Beautiful Tragic”

    Performed at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas (March 31, 2023)

    Swift worked in “Sad Beautiful Tragic” from Red to the setlist during her acoustic portion of the Arlington show. Strumming it on just an acoustic guitar, she introduced the song saying, “I love this one. When I love a song, I don’t care what anyone says.”

  • “Ours”

    Performed at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas (March 31, 2023)

  • “Death By A Thousand Cuts”

    Performed at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas (April 1, 2023)

  • “Clean”

    Performed at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas (April 1, 2023)

  • “Speak Now”

    Performed at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (April 13, 2023)

    “I’ve been thinking a lot about one of my albums recently. One of my albums has been on my mind a lot … lots going on in my brain about it. So I thought I might play the title track of that album.”

  • “Treacherous”

    Performed at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (April 13, 2023)

  • “The Great War” (with Aaron Dessner)

    Performed at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (April 14, 2023)

    “This song really took on a new meaning when you guys made enough jokes about how you trying to get tickets for this tour felt like surviving the great war,” Swift joked prior to the debut live performance of the Midnights (3am Edition) track.

  • “You’re on Your Own, Kid”

    Performed at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (April 14, 2023)

  • “Mad Woman”

    Performed at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (April 15, 2023)

    “I have a really, really, really wonderful, incredible person in my life who I’ve been making music with,” Swift said, bringing Aaron Dessner out on her stage for a second time this tour and joining him at the piano bench. “…We wrote this song that I really love because it allowed me to get a lot off my chest, and now we’re gonna sing it for you — ’cause who doesn’t love a mad woman?”

  • “Mean”

    Performed at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (April 15, 2023)

    Swift picked up the guitar for surprise song No. 2 of the night, complimenting the particularly loud Tampa crowd. She explained that she thought she’d play a song they might know and want to sing along with. “Just thought that would be nice, which is the opposite of mean,” she quipped.

  • “Wonderland”

    Performed at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas (April 21, 2023)

  • “You’re Not Sorry”

    Performed at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas (April 21, 2023)

  • “A Place in This World”

    Performed at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas (April 22, 2023)

    Going way back to her very early songwriting days, Swift introduced “A Place in This World” as a song she penned around the age of 13 — noting that she might relate to its lyrics even more 20 years later.

  • “Today Was a Fairytale”

    Performed at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas (April 22, 2023)

    “You make every day on this tour feel like a fairytale,” Swift told her fans before performing the song, originally featured on the soundtrack for the 2010 film Valentine’s Day, on piano. (At the second of three Houston shows, she admitted that The Eras Tour has basically become her “entire personality.”)

  • “Begin Again”

    Performed at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas (April 23, 2023)

    “We’ve come to the acoustic era,” Swift said as she set up for the two surprise songs of the evening at the end of the catwalk. Before launching into the Red track, she told the crowd, “I hope that if you know it, you sing along” — and they did.

  • “Cold as You”

    Performed at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas (April 23, 2023)

    “No shade to the other songs on the album,” Swift joked, expressing an utmost love for the emotional ballad from her debut album, which she played at the piano for the night three Houston audience. “Cold as You” immediately trended on Twitter while she sang the song live on tour for the first time in a decade.

  • “The Other Side of the Door”

    Performed at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia (April 28, 2023)

    “This is one of my favorite moments in the show because it kind of keeps me on my toes,” Swift said to a wild crowd in Atlanta.

    “When I was rerecording my album Fearless, I looked back and I was listening to this one … I remember when I wrote this one I was so obsessed with this sort of, like, rant I put at the end of the song,” she said, hinting at the deep cut that was to come. “And I never, I don’t think I really got to perform it live. If I ever I ever did, it was not enough times, so I’d really love to play the song. It’s called ‘The Other Side of the Door.’”

  • “Coney Island”

    Performed at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia (April 28, 2023)

    A pretty long speech came before the first-ever solo (and first-ever at all) live performance of the heart-wrenching Evermore highlight, originally a duet with with Matt Berninger.

    “Any time I’m gonna talk about or even reference another artist, I feel inclined to tell you that if they’re not here, they’re not here,” she warned the crowd. “No one else is here. You are stuck with me. It’s only me. But I am gonna talk about another artist. I just feel like, you know, stadiums are huge and it’s important to really communicate, so that’s what I’m doing. I’m gonna talk about another artist who has an album that just came out that is so incredible. The National just had an album come out. This band has influenced me beyond my ability to verbalize how much they’ve influenced me — just lyrically, their ability to set a scene, their ability to tell a story. And obviously, Aaron Dessner is in The National and he has completely changed my life. I was lucky enough to be able to write a song with them for their new album, which is called the First Two Pages of Frankenstein. Check it out, stream it, buy it on vinyl. I love them so much. They’ve been so kind to me. So, I’m not gonna sing the song that we have on this new album — it’s called ‘The Alcott’ — check that out, though. But I am gonna sing ‘Coney Island.’”

  • “High Infidelity”

    Performed at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia (April 29, 2023)

    “Do you really wanna know where I was April 29th?” Swift improvised before beginning the actual song. “Atlanta, Georgia.”

  • “Gorgeous”

    Performed at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia (April 29, 2023)

    For her second surprise song of night two in Atlanta, Swift made “Gorgeous” the first Reputation track to get the acoustic treatment this tour.

  • “I Bet You Think About Me”

    Performed at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia (April 30, 2023)

  • “How You Get the Girl”

    Performed at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia (April 30, 2023)

  • “Sparks Fly”

    Performed at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee (May 5, 2023)

    “I’ve been planning something for a while. You know how I love to plan things. You know how I love to surprise you… It’s my love language with you,” Swift teased during her first night in Nashville on The Eras Tour. “I plot, I scheme, I plan.”

    “Rather than me speaking about it,” she said with a grin, “I thought I would just show you — If you would direct your attention to the back screen.” The screen announced that Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) will be released on July 7, and Swift then launched into the album track “Sparks Fly” on acoustic guitar.

  • “Teardrops on My Guitar”

    Performed at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee (May 5, 2023)

    Before playing the next surprise song at the piano, a selection from her debut, Swift reflected on her early years in Nashville, noting that she’d moved to the city while in eighth grade. “I’d been writing songs since I was 12, but when I think about Nashville I think about writing all the songs that would end up on my first album,” she told the crowd.

  • “Out of the Woods”

    Performed at Nissan Stadium in Nashville (May 6, 2023)

    “I think I saved a really good one for right now,” Swift, acoustic guitar in hand, teased the Nashville night two crowd. “You be the judge based on how loudly you scream. This one’s from 1989.”

  • “Fifteen”

    Performed at Nissan Stadium in Nashville (May 6, 2023)

    Sitting at the piano, Swift joked, “I feel like if I give you one piece of information you’d know exactly what song I was about to play,” before singing the Fearless classic “Fifteen” for her high school best friend Abigail, who was at the show.

  • “Would’ve, Could’ve, Should’ve”

    Performed at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee (May 7, 2023)

    Swift welcomed “kind, wonderful genius” Aaron Dessner to the stage on a stormy night in Nashville to join her on the surprise song from the 3AM version of Midnights. “He was warned about the rain, and he did accept the challenge anyway,” she said.

    “Would’ve, Could’ve, Should’ve” was “one of our favorites when we made it,” Swift noted.

  • “Mine”

    Performed at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee (May 7, 2023)

    “I want to play a song that when I wrote it, I was writing about all these relationship things that hadn’t happened yet,” Swift said from her seat at the piano. She described how “it’s crazy” to go back and listen to songs that at the time were rooted in “fantasy” but at her age now are relatable, and then introduced the Speak Now track that was coming next: “This is called ‘Mine,’” Swift said.

  • “Gold Rush”

    Performed at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (May 12, 2023)

    “I wanted to start out with this one in Philly because there was sort of a — I don’t know how large the debate was, but I did see the debate,” Swift told the audience, referencing the “Eagles T-shirt hanging from the door” lyrics from “Gold Rush.”

    “I saw some people wondering if it was the band the Eagles or the team the Eagles,” the singer added. “And I love the band the Eagles, but guys, like, come on, I’m from Philly.”

  • “Come Back… Be Here”

    Performed at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (May 12, 2023)

    “I take requests if they are polite and decently worded,” Swift told the sold-out crowd, adding that the request came from special guest Phoebe Bridgers.

  • “Forever & Always”

    Performed at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (May 13, 2023)

    “I have a request that I’m gonna do,” Swift teased the crowd before playing the first of two surprise songs on May 13.

    “My friend Lena, it’s her birthday today,” she said, explaining that “she wanted to hear ‘Forever & Always.’”

  • “This Love”

    Performed at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (May 13, 2023)

    Heading over to her piano, Swift said she loved this night and didn’t want it to end, and then — without an introduction — played the emotional 1989 song “This Love.”

  • “Hey Stephen”

    Performed at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (May 14, 2023)

    “I had a few really nice, fun people ask me to do this one,” Swift said, and then took the crowd back almost 15 years to a Fearless classic, “Hey Stephen.”

  • “The Best Day”

    Performed at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (May 14, 2023)

    Tears had to have been aplenty throughout the stadium on Mother’s Day as Swift told the story of “The Best Day” and performed it on piano.

    “I secretly recorded a song on Fearless,” she told the crowd, recalling being 16 or 17 at the time and explaining that it was very tricky to get this project done without her mother knowing. “It was very sneaky and fun,” she said.

    “I wrote this song just compiling these sort of core childhood memories I had of not just her as a mother but her as a friend,” Swift said. After playing the sweet song for her mom for the first time, while showing her the video of personal family footage set to the track that she edited together herself, she asked her mom, “Did you like the song?” “It’s such a beautiful song. Where did you find it? It sounds exactly like the things we went through” Mom replied, not even comprehending that her own daughter would write a song about the two of them. “I wrote it and recorded it secretly,” Taylor told her. “It is our memories. That’s about us.” Needless to say, there were plenty of tears that day, too.

  • “Should’ve Said No”

    Performed at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 19, 2023)

  • “Better Man”

    Performed at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 19, 2023)

  • “Question…?”

    Performed at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 20, 2023)

    Before giving this Midnights track its live debut, Swift got candid with fans about how her life’s going behind the scenes.

    “I kind of just feel like telling you … I’ve just never been this happy in my life, in all aspects of my life, ever,” she gushed. “And I just want to thank you for being a part of that. It’s not just the tour, I just sort of feel like my life finally feels like it makes sense. I thought I’d play this song which brings me a lot of happy memories.” 

  • “Invisible”

    Performed at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 20, 2023)

  • “I Think He Knows”

    Performed at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 21, 2023)

  • “Red”

    Performed at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 21, 2023)

    For the first time in Eras Tour history, Swift performed both surprise songs on guitar. That’s because her piano took on a life of its own after getting damaged by rain during the show the night prior, causing Swift to last-minute switch over to guitar for “Red.”

    “Literally, it was like a water park under the stage,” she recalled to fans at the May 21 show. “This has clearly broken my keyboard. It was literally underwater — I don’t know how any of the instruments were working last night.”

  • “Getaway Car”

    Performed at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (May 26, 2023)

    “I know you’ve wanted to hear this song,” Swift teased before her first surprise acoustic offering. And she wasn’t exaggerating. The pick was “Getaway Car,” a beloved fan fave, and for the song, frequent collaborator Jack Antonoff joined her on stage. “He’s been one of my best friends — he feels like a family member,” Swift said while welcoming “Jersey’s own” Antonoff. In addition to singing lead on a few lines, Antonoff aided Swift with some forceful acoustic strumming on the Reputation highlight.

  • “Maroon”

    Performed at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (May 26, 2023)

    Midnights is the most recent album to drop before Taylor’s Eras Tour, so it’s no surprise that it takes up a good portion of the setlist. Even so, the standard Eras Tour setlist doesn’t include one of the album’s absolute best songs — but the evening’s night’s crowd was in for a treat. “This is one of my favorites off Midnights, but I haven’t played it yet,” Swift said, before performing a gorgeous rendition of “Maroon” while seated at an upright piano festooned with a floral design.

  • “Holy Ground”

    Performed at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (May 27, 2023)

    “I’m gonna do one that’s one of my favorites, and hopefully you like it too,” Swift told the MetLife crowd of Red track “Holy Ground” Saturday night (May 27). “I feel like this is a pretty good choice for tonight. I’m pretty confident about it.”

  • “False God”

    Performed at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (May 27, 2023)

    Without any introduction at all, Swift launched into Lover‘s “False God” on the piano.

  • “Welcome to New York”

    Performed at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (May 28, 2023)

  • “Clean”

    Performed at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (May 28, 2023)

  • “I Wish You Would”

    Performed at Soldier Field in Chicago (June 2, 2023)

  • “The Lakes”

    Performed at Soldier Field in Chicago (June 2, 2023)

  • “You All Over Me” (with Maren Morris)

    Performed at Soldier Field in Chicago (June 3, 2023)

    For this first-ever live performance of the “From the Vault” track off of Fearless (Taylor’s Version), Swift decided to make it all the more special for her fans in Chicago. “When I was re-recording Fearless, I thought it would be really cool to have one of my favorite artists sing on one of the song,” she told the screaming crowd. “We are so lucky Chicago … because not only did that artist say ‘yes,’ but Maren Morris is actually here tonight.” Morris joined Swift on stage for a beautiful rendition of the ballad, later writing on her Instagram that she “won’t ever be shutting up” about getting to perform the song live.

  • “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”

    Performed at Soldier Field in Chicago (June 3, 2023)

  • “Hits Different”

    Performed at Soldier Field in Chicago (June 4, 2023)

    “I don’t know if you’ll know this. It’s kinda new,” Swift teased ahead of debuting one of the extra tracks from the Midnights era. Note: She did mess up the bridge at first, so maybe Swifties will have another shot at hearing this excellent breakup song live.

  • “The Moment I Knew”

    Performed at Soldier Field in Chicago (June 4, 2023)

    With no introduction needed, Swift topped off the weekend’s surprise performances with one of her saddest songs to not make the final cut for an album. The track appeared on a deluxe edition of Red, and it’s on the Taylor’s Version rendition of the album. This night marked the first time she’s ever sang it live.

  • “Haunted”

    Performed at Ford Field in Detroit (June 9, 2023)

  • “I Almost Do”

    Performed at Ford Field in Detroit (June 9, 2023)

  • “All You Had to Do Was Stay”

    Performed at Ford Field in Detroit (June 10, 2023)

    “It’s interesting ’cause it has this like really loud, really high sound in it,” Swift hinted, previewing a very familiar note she hits on this 1989 track.

  • “Breathe”

    Performed at Ford Field in Detroit (June 10, 2023)

    Jumping way back to her Fearless era, Swift brought a beautiful rendition “Breathe” to life at her piano.

  • “Mr. Perfectly Fine”

    Performed at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh (June 16, 2023)

  • “The Last Time”

    Performed at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh (June 16, 2023)

  • “Seven”

    Performed at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh (June 17, 2023)

    After calling return special guest Aaron Dessner a “soulmate collaborator,” Swift shouted out all the “amazing dads here” who had brought their kids to The Eras Tour, in honor of Father’s Day weekend.

    “I have a really, really incredible dad, like hasn’t missed as how type of dad,” Swift said of her own father. She also showed love for those who don’t have a good relationship with their parents and “how hard it can be for them.”

    “I’ve always wanted to play this song in Pennsylvania,” she said of “Seven.”

  • “The Story of Us”

    Performed at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh (June 17, 2023)

    Swift thanked her fans for being so supportive of her re-recording her albums, and rewarded them with Speak Now‘s “The Story of Us” acoustic.

  • “Paper Rings”

    Performed at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis (June 23, 2023)

  • “If This Was a Movie”

    Performed at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis (June 23, 2023)

  • “Dear John”

    Performed at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis (June 24, 2023)

    Swift prefaced her “Dear John” performance by encouraging fans to show “kindness and gentleness” on the internet ahead of her Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) album release on July 7.

    “I’m 33 years old. I don’t care about anything that happened to me when I was 19,” she said when introducing the 2010 ballad, about a toxic relationship with an older man, widely assumed to be the singer’s ex-boyfriend John Mayer.

    “I’m not putting this album out so that you can go and should feel the need to defend me on the internet against someone you think I might have written a song about 14 billion years ago.”

    “Dear John” appears on Swift’s third album, Speak Now. The track peaked at No. 54 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2010.

  • “Daylight”

    Performed at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis (June 24, 2023)

  • “I’m Only Me When I’m With You”

    Performed at Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio (June 30, 2023)

    “I’m gonna play a song now that I wrote when I was 13,” Swift told the excited crowd. “I wrote this before I even thought I would ever have a first album. It’s kind of like the self-titled/debut era representation of the evening.”

    She added that this moment was kind of the “middle school era” for her, and said, “This just takes me back. It makes me so grateful to be with you here tonight. Ummm… it’s called ‘I’m Only Me When I’m With You.’”

  • “Evermore”

    Performed at Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio (June 30, 2023)

    The songstress gifted her audience with a heart-wrenching solo performance of her Evermore title track. The album version features Bon Iver; in his absence, Swift took over his vocal section for the live debut of “Evermore.”

  • “Ivy”

    Performed at Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio (July 1, 2023)

    “Your boy is here! Aaron Dessner is here!” Swift happily announced before playing the first surprise song of the night.

    Dessner joined Swift on stage and called her “the greatest living songwriter.” Swift teased, “Do you wanna play ‘Ivy’?”

  • “I Miss You, I’m Sorry” With Gracie Abrams

    Performed at Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio (July 1, 2023)

    “I am gonna do a thing that I really, really, really wanna do right now” Swift told the crowd, and revealed that for the first time on The Eras Tour, she’d be playing three songs during her acoustic set.

    She welcomed Gracie Abrams to the stage. The pair shared a hug and vocals on Abrams’ “I Miss You, I’m Sorry,” with Swift on guitar and Abrams on piano.

  • “Call It What You Want”

    Performed at Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio (July 1, 2023)

    Swift’s third (!) surprise song of the night in Cincinnati was a Reputation highlight performed on piano.

  • “Never Grow Up”

    Performed at Geha Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (July 7, 2023)

    Fresh off the release of her re-recorded album Speak Now (Taylor’s Version), Swift performed “Never Grow Up” during the surprise songs portion of her set.

  • “When Emma Falls In Love”

    Performed at Geha Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (July 7, 2023)

    The pop star delivered the “From the Vault” track “When Emma Falls In Love,” which appears on her third re-recorded album, Speak Now (Taylor’s Version).

  • “Last Kiss”

    Performed at Geha Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (July 8, 2023)

    During the acoustic section of her set in Kansas City, Mo., on July 8, Swift hilariously forget the words — not once, but twice — to her sorrowful 2010 Speak Now track “Last Kiss.” The third time was a charm, as she effortlessly delivered the tune without further interruption.

  • “Dorothea”

    Performed at Geha Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (July 8, 2023)

  • “Picture to Burn”

    Performed at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver (July 14, 2023)

  • “Timeless”

    Performed at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver (July 14, 2023)

  • “Starlight”

    Performed at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver (July 15, 2023)

  • “Back to December”

    Performed at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver (July 15, 2023)

  • “This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things”

    Performed at Lumen Field in Seattle (July 22, 2023)

  • “Everything Has Changed”

    Performed at Lumen Field in Seattle (July 22, 2023)

  • “Right Where You Left Me”

    Performed at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (July 28, 2023)

    Swift teamed up with her frequent collaborator Aaron Dessner for the first live performance of “Right Where You Left Me” in Santa Clara, Calif., on July 28. Prior to the performance, Swift warned concert-goers that it was one of her more challenging songs to play live.

    “Because it’s one of our favorites, there’s more pressure on it,” Swift told the crowd. “Also, this is one of the wordiest songs. I have been rehearsing this for weeks, OK? And I’ve never, ever gotten it 100% right. Not even one time. If this is the time that I get it right, you have no idea what kind of celebration I’m going to be exhibiting after that. And also, this goes for you. If you can get all the words right to this song, you get to pat yourself on the back. You win an imaginary prize. It’s yours. We love this song and I hope that I somewhat do it justice.”

    As expected, the songstress goofed up the lyrics before laughing it off and starting again where they left off. “It was too good to be true!” she said. “I knew that I would f— that up! We really can’t let that be it, so now we’ve got to go back.”

  • “Castles Crumbling”

    Performed at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (July 28, 2023)

    Swift’s second surprise song on July 28 at Levi’s Stadium was the first live performance of “Castles Crumbling,” from her recently released album, Speak Now (Taylor’s Version), which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The studio version of the track features Paramore‘s Hayley Williams, but Swift delivered the track solo on piano.

  • “Stay Stay Stay”

    Performed at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (July 29, 2023)

  • “All of the Girls You Loved Before”

    Performed at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (July 29, 2023)

  • “I Can See You”

    Performed at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. (Aug. 3, 2023)

    “Every night is different,” she said before beginning, “and that forces me to really go back through all of my songs and play ones that it would never occur to me to play live or I’ve never played live before, and so tonight, we got one of the ones that I’ve never played live before.”

  • “Maroon”

    Performed at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. (Aug. 3) for a second time. Swift previously delivered this as a surprise song at her May 26 show at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

  • “Our Song”

    Performed at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. (Aug. 4) for a second time. Swift previously delivered this as a surprise song at her March 24 show at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

  • “You Are in Love”

    Performed at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. (Aug. 4)

  • “Death By a Thousand Cuts”

    Performed at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. (Aug. 5) for a second time. Swift previously delivered this as a surprise song at her April 1 concert at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

  • “You’re on Your Own, Kid”

    Performed at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. (Aug. 5) for a second time. Swift previously delivered this as a surprise song at her April 14 concert at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

  • “Dress”

    Performed at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. (Aug. 7)

    “This is a song that I haven’t played live acoustic, but I have played it live — and I miss playing it live,” Swift said to introduce “Dress” from 2017’s Reputation.

  • “Exile”

    Performed at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. (Aug. 7)

    When Swift played the opening chords of “Exile” from 2020’s Folklore for the second surprise song, the crowd cheered wildly and started searching the stage for her duet partner Bon Iver. After all, the only other time Swift has performed the song live is alongside Justin Vernon when she popped up during a Bon Iver concert in London last year. But the singer/songwriter ended up performing the duet solo instead on Monday night – which made for an incredible communal experience when the crowd filled in for Vernon on the bridge, creating a powerful call-and-response between Swift and her ever-prepared fans.

  • “I Know Places”

    Performed at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. (Aug. 8)

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