Good news for Swifties, dying to see Taylor Swift perform this year, it was just announced she will be headlining Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, TX. The performance will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Tickets go on sale April 6, 2016.
This is the first time Swift will be performing for the event which is expected to draw in 100,000 new fans. According to Forbes, it will be have the “biggest economic impact and the highest attendance in the history of Formula One.”
Game on. pic.twitter.com/nqaIXc7G2u
— COTA (@circuitamericas) March 9, 2016
COTA chairman Bobby Epstein says of Swift:
“The top performer in the world right now is Taylor Swift and she will perform on the Saturday before the race the following day. It will be a one-off show. Her only show in 2016. We think we can bring in 100,000 new people and put on the biggest show.”
According to Forbes, Swift’s fee will be one of the highest-ever paid to an individual performer!
Tickets can be purchased to enjoy all three days of racing along with the concert ticket on Saturday. Ticket information can be found here.