Monday, April 22, 2024

Taylor Swift Filipino fans fill a mall to see Eras Tour drag show – Rolling Stone


taylor swift stan People living in the Philippines aren’t sure whether or not their favorite singer will be traveling to Asia on her Eras Tour – so they threw together their own version of the show on demand.

Over the weekend, Swifties in Quezon City packed Ayala Mall Trinoma to see the taylor glassStan, a local drag queen and Swift, performs a full set in the style of the singer’s headlining tour.

“To all my fellow Swifties, thank you so much for your energy last night,” Sheesh — whose username is @heymacyou — captioned a post from her performance.

The lip-synced show included everything from costume changes for each album era – a blue bodysuit Midnighta flowy gown for Speak nowand a red two-piece Red – For backup dancers, confetti cannons and merchandise.

The show was a complete recreation of Swift’s stadium-filling spectacle, and the setlist included songs such as “Miss American and the Heartbroken Prince,” “You Need to Calm Down,” “Love Story,” “Willow,” “Don’t Blame” Were. Me,” “22,” and “All Too Well (10 Minute Version).”

Attendees can be heard singing and dancing in several videos that went viral on TikTok over the weekend. performance goal? Persuade Swift to perform in her country as Swiftie tagged her video with #WeWantErasTourPhillipines. (Videos with that hashtag have been viewed more than 17 million times.)

The event was organized by Swifties Philippines, a group of the singer’s fans in the country, who similarly held a similar event in Manila in late March.

“Filipino Swifties, let’s show the world that we can be loud!” The group tweeted along with a poster promoting the event. “Let’s unite as one nation in this festive fan-gathering as we celebrate our love for Taylor and how much #WeWantErasTourPhilippines.”

event is similar drag queen show in Peru earlier this year A recreation of Rosalia presented after YouTube star iOA Motomami World Tour when the artist did not include the South American country as part of his tour dates.

Swift is currently on it Era trek across the US through August, and she has yet to announce whether she will perform in other countries for her tour.