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The final US leg of Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour has officially begun. The 12-time Grammy-winning superstar’s six-night takeover of SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles began on August 3.
There were plenty of Hollywood Swifties at the singer’s first show in Los Angeles, and many more sightings are expected at the remaining shows on August 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9. In the Casamigos suite alone, Wednesday’s attendees included Amy Adams, elizabeth banks, Sarah Paulson, Brie Larson, Zach Braff, Lupita Nyong’o, Darren Criss, and Alexandra Daddario. Other stars seen on August 3 included Nina Dobreva and Emma Roberts with their stylist squad at the Nine Zero One salon; Jesse Ferguson Tyler, Molly Shannon and Mindy Kaling (plus their dozens of friendship bracelets) among those seen separately in the VIP area; Nick and Vanessa Lachey, Jenni Garth, Ashley Tisdale and Jenna Dewan at the SoFi x People suite room; Katie Couric; Taylor Lautner; and Sofia Carson; between many more.
Unless you were blessed by the Ticketmaster gods or a pre-sale code last fall, chances are you (along with Eli Manning, Joe Jonas and other unlucky Eras Tour hopefuls) are scrambling for last-minute tickets to the remaining Los Angeles concerts.
Third-party ticketing sites, including GameTime, VividSeats, SeatGeek, StubHub, Ticket Liquidator, and Ticket Network, are currently among the only ways to buy tickets online for Swift’s sold-out Los Angeles concerts. (Ticketmaster does not have tickets for Swift’s Los Angeles shows.) As of press time, the cheapest seats for The Eras Tour at SoFi Stadium are $382 for the August 8 show with Haim and Gracie Abrams on SeatGeek.
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Swift, who will make her feature directorial debut with Searchlight Pictures, announced additional international dates in July for her Eras Tour, which heads to the UK, Europe and Asia in 2024. (Following last year’s failed US ticket sales In a lawsuit, Ticketmaster France inexplicably suspended online ticket pre-sale in July for Swift’s performances in Paris).
For Swifties who prefer to keep trying their luck, several companies are running raffles for tickets to the Eras Tour. Through August 2 at 10 am ET, frozen healthy food brand Daily Harvest is giving away pairs of tickets to the VIP suite and $1,000 toward travel costs to 10 fans who post a video of themselves dancing or walking down the freezer aisle using select tags and hashtags on TikTok and Instagram. (Learn more about the contest here.) Until August 4 at 3 pm, San Diego radio station Z90.3 is giving away tickets for the program on August 5. Frontier Airlines and the Citadel Outlets of Los Angeles have also previously hosted concert ticket contests.
Do you have bartending, restaurant, retail or hospitality skills? You can also try to get a temporary job at SoFi Stadium, since LA Times notes.
And if all else fails, you can always put on your fancy merch, make friendship bracelets, take care of your favorite celebrity swiftie Share clips from the show on Instagram and hear the sound of the thousands of dollars you didn’t give Ticketmaster.
This story was originally published on August 1.