Taylor Swift The Eras Tour 2024: Melbourne Event Information, Set Times, Set List and more

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Taylor Swift The Eras Tour 2024: Melbourne Event Information, Set Times, Set List and more

Are you ready for it?

This weekend, Swifties will be flocking to the first leg of Taylor Swift’s Australian Eras Tour. She’ll be heading our way on February 16, 17 and 18 for shows at the MCG, before jetting off to Sydney for shows on February 23, 24 and 25.

Melbourne’s iconic MCG will notably host the largest concert of Taylor Swift’s career to date and her three concerts there will see her break the MCG’s record for the most tickets sold by one artist at the venue. ​Taylor will also be the first artist ever to perform four concerts at Accor Stadium, Sydney.

She will be joined by special guest artist, Sabrina Carpenter.

Keep up with the latest music news, festivals, interviews and reviews here.

Here’s all the deets you need to know!

Taylor Swift Show Dates

  • Feb 16 – Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne
  • Feb 17 – Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne
  • Feb 18 – Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne
  • Feb 23 – Accor Stadium, Sydney
  • Feb 24 – Accor Stadium, Sydney
  • Feb 25 – Accor Stadium, Sydney
  • Feb 26 – Accor Stadium, Sydney

Taylor Swift Melbourne Set Times

For all Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour shows, set times are as follows:

Gates open: 4:30pm AEDT

Show starts: 6:20pm AEDT with support act Sabrina Carpenter.

Box Offices at Melbourne Cricket Ground will open from 12pm on show day, and from 10am to 6pm on the Wednesday and Thursday before the shows. These are located at Gate 3 and Gate 6.

Venue location

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MGC) – Brunton Ave, Richmond VIC 3002

Public Transport Melbourne

Swifties, have you planned your journey to Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour at the MCG on Friday 16, Saturday 17, and Sunday 18 February?

To help you get to and from the MCG, extra train and tram services will run on Friday 16, Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February, and the Free Tram Zone will be extended to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Public transport and walking options to the MCG

  • Catch a train to Jolimont Station for a five-minute walk through Yarra Park directly to the MCG.
  • Catch a train to Richmond Station to walk via Punt Road Oval to the Shane Warne Stand side of the MCG.
  • To get to Richmond Station from the city, take any train on the Lilydale, Belgrave, Alamein, Glen Waverley, Pakenham, Cranbourne, Frankston or Sandringham lines.
  • Tram routes 48a and 75/75a connect with the Eastern suburbs and stop just outside the MCG.
  • Tram routes 70/70a travel along Flinders Street and detours via Melbourne Park. You can then walk from the tram stop across the footbridge to the MCG.
  • If you are coming from Southern Cross Station you can:
    • Catch a Mernda or Hurstbridge line train to Jolimont Station.
    • Catch a Lilydale, Belgrave, Frankston or Glen Waverley line train to Richmond Station.
    • Catch a Route 70 or 75 tram from Stop 1 on the corner of Spencer and Flinders Streets.
    • Catch a Route 48 tram from Stop D14 from the corner of Spencer and Collins Streets.

Find out more about specific metropolitan and regional train times here.

Extra trains and public transport services have been announced for Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour in Melbourne

Taylor Swift Merchandise Melbourne

On show days, three Yarra Park merchandise stands will operate during the following hours:

  • City End outlet (in Yarra Park parallel to Jolimont Street, East Melbourne in between the William Barak Bridge and the Dennis Lillee Statue).
    12noon AEDT to 10pm queue closure
  • Richmond End outlet (in Yarra Park parallel to Brunton Avenue in between the MCG and Punt Road Oval)
    12noon AEDT to 12 midnight queue closure
  • Jolimont Station outlet (in Yarra Park located between Jolimont Station and the MCG)
    12noon AEDT to 12 midnight queue closure

Taylor Swift’s ‘The Eras Tour’ merchandise locations revealed for Australian tour

What can you bring to Taylor Swift in Melbourne

You can bring:

  • One bag with a maximum of two compartments, smaller than A4 size. Each person can bring only one bag.
  • Friendship bracelets are allowed to be brought into the venues but must be worn on patrons’ arms. Strictly no carabiner, d-rings, or other. Please note, they can be in your single allowed bag but cannot be in their own separate bag.
  • A rain poncho.
  • A portable charger smaller than the size of your phone.
  • Sunscreen (cream only)
  • A sealed, clear, soft plastic water bottle no larger than 600ml.

You can’t bring:

  • Professional cameras, videos and recording equipment (other than hand-held cameras and smartphones).
  • Selfie Sticks.
  • Drones.
  • Outside food.
  • Umbrellas.
  • Strollers and prams.
  • D-rings or carabiners for friendship bracelets.
  • Signs bigger than 28 x 45cm.
  • Flags, banners or poles.
  • Confetti or shredded paper.
  • Studded jewellery.
  • Metal or hard plastic containers.

Accessing Your Tickets

Ticket suppression lifts Monday 12 February. You will be able to view your ticket(s) with show date, venue and seat allocation in the app once purchased. Barcode(s) will unlock at least 48 hours prior to your show date. Once unlocked, you will be able to share tickets with the members of your group for entry.

Tickets can only be accessed via Ticketek’s iOS or Android apps.

There are several things you should do BEFORE arriving at the stadium, to guarantee a smooth entry for you and your party.

  • Access your tickets: Download the Ticketek app now to view your ticket(s). Click HERE for more information on how to access, manage and share your ticket(s) ahead of the show.
  • Add To Wallet: Add your event ticket(s) to your Apple or Google Wallet.
  • Share: Share any additional ticket(s) to the other members of your party. Click HERE for ticket sharing FAQs.
  • Charge & Brightness: Ensure your phone is fully charged, with your screen brightness up and tickets open and ready to scan before arriving at your ticketed entry gate on the night.

The Eras Tour Setlist

Tay Tay concert-goers will experience 44 songs and 10 acts, spanning a huge 3.5 hour performance (how exhausting). While you can never know exactly what an artist will do on the night, with the tour travelling the world, you can expect something like the below for Australia, plus a couple of surprise songs:

  1. ‘Miss Americana & the Heartbreak Prince’
  2. ‘Cruel Summer’
  3. ‘The Man’
  4. ‘You Need to Calm Down’
  5. ‘Lover’
  6. ‘The Archer’
  7. ‘Fearless’
  8. ‘You Belong With Me’
  9. ‘Love Story’
  10. ‘’Tis the Damn Season’
  11. ‘Willow’
  12. ‘Marjorie’
  13. ‘Champagne Problems’
  14. ‘Tolerate It’
  15. ‘Ready For It?’
  16. ‘Delicate’
  17. ‘Don’t Blame Me’
  18. ‘Look What You Made Me Do’
  19. ‘Enchanted’
  20. ‘22’
  21. ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’
  22. ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’
  23. ‘All Too Well (10-Minute Version)’
  24. ‘The 1’
  25. ‘Betty’
  26. ‘The Last Great American Dynasty’
  27. ‘August’
  28. ‘Illicit Affairs’
  29. ‘My Tears Ricochet’
  30. ‘Cardigan’
  31. ‘Style’
  32. ‘Blank Space’
  33. ‘Shake it Off’
  34. ‘Wildest Dreams’
  35. ‘Bad Blood’
  36. ‘Tim McGraw’
  37. ‘Lavender Haze’
  38. ‘Anti-Hero’
  39. ‘Midnight Rain’
  40. ‘Vigilante Shit’
  41. ‘Bejeweled’
  42. ‘Mastermind’
  43. ‘Karma’

Top 10 songs Australian fans are learning the lyrics for

  1. ‘Cruel Summer’ from the 2019 Lover album
  2. ‘Love Story’ from the 2014 1989 album
  3. ‘Anti-Hero’ from the 2022 Midnights album
  4. ‘Blank Space’ from the 2020 folklore album
  5. ‘You Belong With Me’ from the 2014 1989 album
  6. ‘Karma’ from the 2020 folklore album
  7. ‘Enchanted’ from the 2023 Speak Now album
  8. ‘Shake It Off’ from the 2020 folklore album
  9. ‘cardigan’ from the 2022 Midnight album
  10. ‘All Too Well’ from the 2014 1989 album

Telstra’s top tips to get the most out of your phone during Taylor Swift’s longest-ever Aussie concert

  1. Plan Ahead: Tickets, meetups and media

The event is set to be packed – so set up a meeting point with your mates and download your tickets ahead of time.

  1. Apple and Android Users Unite: Optimise Your Settings

Before you head to the concert, dive into your settings and activate low power mode and turn off battery-sucking apps like those that use location services (GPS), audio or gaming features.

  1. Dim the Lights: Brightness Tips for Brighter Battery Life

Your phone’s brightness doesn’t need to match Taylor’s stage presence – Lowering your screen brightness can significantly extend your battery life.

  1. Flashlight Follies: Use Sparingly

Save your flashlight for emergencies or when Taylor asks the crowd to light up the stadium – your battery will thank you later.

  1. Supercharge with Ultra Battery Saver Phones

Some Android devices specifically focus on squeezing the most life out of your phone possible with ultra battery saver modes – if you’ve got it, use it!

  1. Embrace the Backup: External Chargers to the Rescue

For the ultimate peace of mind, bring along an external charger to keep your phone topped up throughout the concert, it just has to be smaller than the size of the device its charging.

  1. We Stan a payphone

In a pinch and need to make a call for your lift home? Look no further than the trusty Telstra payphones scattered throughout the venue.


For more information, visit frontiertouring.com/taylorswift.