Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Taylor Swift!

Last night The Girl and I went to the Taylor Swift concert for a girl's night out.
SO FuN!!

Opening was Casey James.
We were in a spot where we could see backstage. And we saw him before the concert, pacing, breathing into his hands, jumping up and down trying to get rid of excess energy... SUPER nervous.
He kept sneaking out and looking at the crowd. Adorable.
And he was so good!!

Next up was Ed Sheeran.
Now I LOVE Ed Sheeran. I have some of his music on my ipod.
His talent is UNreal.
But some of his language in his songs ticked me off.
I'm not a fan of foul language anytime but when his lyrics included "God d*mn", in a room full of 11,000 little girls it just rubbed me the wrong way.
Boo Ed. Poor taste.

And then T-Swizzle came out. And I don't think I've ever heard such deafening screams.

Taylor was so good. REALLY good.
Very pretty. Very polished. Very showy. Very professional.
I kind of wanted to feed her a sandwich though...

I love a lot of her songs. I love that she inspires girls to follow their dreams, despite mean people.
I love how she can capture a moment in time through lyrics.

She talked a lot about love... and how hard love is... and how it doesn't last... and I kind of wanted her to shut up about love because she's 23 and has not had a great track record and she should just get back to singing and making little girls happy... *ahem*

It was a really fun night!
Have you been to any concerts recently?


Unknown said...

I haven't been to a concert recently but I'm going to Rascal Flatts and The Band Perry on Friday!

Unknown said...

We saw them back in April in Atlanta. AMAZING SHOW! I've never been a huge TSwift fan, but she is a great entertainer.

Loved Ed Sheeran! Bet you didn't know you could sing harmony! ;)

Stephanie said...

Yep! Last weekend I saw NKOTB. I was one of the grown women in their late 30's screaming like teenagers for grown men pushing their late 30's and 40's and I'd do it again!!! SO MUCH FUN!!!

Lisa Holman of XSBaggage and Co. said...

The Hubs and I saw Kenny Chesney in June (my favorite!) His opening acts were Eli Young Band, Kacey Musgraves, and Eric Church (the Hubs' favorite). We won front row seats at the pre-party, and to be honest, if we ever win front row seats again, we'll probably sell them. The drunken, concert sloppy crowd down there kind of ruined it for us.

Lauri said...

We went to Taylor back in April and thought it was amazing!!! I do believe her positive energy and speaking on how you can achieve anything and believing in yourself out weighs the "whoa is me love talk". I have a 9 yr old who adores her and I love the great role model Taylor is to her. And on the note of Ed Sheernan. He did use damn and bloody hell at times. I am used to hearing that in music and so is my daughter. They just know NOT to sing a long. Remember he's British they use bloody hell all the time!! Overall one of the best shows I have seen in a long time. And I've been to every kind of music from Clapton to Chesney to DMB to Aerosmith. But the icing in the cake is Justin Timberlake in December!!!!!@@

autumn2606 said...

Last concert the hubby and I went to was George Jones back in February. One of George's last before passing away in April. We were some of the youngest in the room and there wasn't many screaming fans. But it was an awesome time and seeing a legend before he was gone was amazing.

Toni :O) said...

Took my daughter to see Taylor in May when she visited Detroit. Awesome show and had a great time. Three weeks ago saw Chris Isaak!! Had a fabulous evening if it was dang hot!

Grandmommy said...

I believe my last real concert besides church, Women of Faith and several gospel performances of local groups was Selah. Love them, love their music. The Monkees are coming to town and I'd love to see them. They were my fave back in the day. :D

Dede said...

Had to chuckle at that question. I have only been to two concerts. Chicago and Nitty Gritty Dirt band--yes it was back in the early 1970's in Manhattan, Kansas where by boyfriend now husband went to college. Over 40 years ago! Fun times. No one now appearing that I want to listen too.

Melinda said...

Was this the Kansas City show or
closer to you guys?

Last concert we went to was Clapton and it was traumatizing!!! Horrible.
Oh wait our last concert was Nickelback.


Anonymous said...

Went to an awesome concert last month; The Happy Together Tour!
The Turtles, Gary Lewis (of GL and the Playboys), Mark Lindsay (Paul Revere and the Raiders), Gary Puckett (Union Gap), and my long time favorite, Chuck Negron of Three Dog Night. All us old folks got to be teenagers again for a couple of hours, and I think everyone had a blast!