After an hour and a half and two opening acts — one-man-electric-acoustic-guitar band Ed Sheeran and country rockers Florida Georgia Line — Taylor Swift hit the stage Tuesday night at the sold-out Erwin Center to the ear-deafening sound of young girls screaming.
They came dressed in red, Swift’s new album title and signature color. They held flashing signs of favorite songs or love notes to Swift. They came chaperoned mostly by moms, with the occasional dad. Some high school and college-age fans came as big groups, but dressed to the nines in outfits reminiscent of Swift videos. The occasional boyfriend also showed up.
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