Taylor Swift Red Tour Adds Country Hunks to the Mix
There will be no shortage of eye candy on Taylor Swift's Red tour. The singer-songwriter has tapped Joel Crouse, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line and Casey James for the opening slot of her upcoming trek.
The 47-stop, 66-show North American leg of the Red tour kicks off March 13 in Omaha, Neb. This portion of the tour will last six months and include 13 stadium shows -- all of which will feature 16-year-old Austin, who got the gig in a unique way.
"I met her a year ago in this little café," the Texas-born singer tells CBS Local. "She walked in and I introduced myself. I said, 'Are you Taylor Swift?' She said, 'Yeah.' I said 'I'm Austin Mahone. I do music and I'm on YouTube.' She was like, 'Oh, that's so cool, keep working hard.' Now, a year later, I'm going on tour [with her] and it's so crazy how it all came about."
In addition to the excitement of the trek, Taylor currently sits atop both the Country Aircheck/Mediabase chart with "Begin Again" and Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart with "I Knew You Were Trouble."
Find a list of who is playing each tour date here.
Watch Taylor's 'I Knew You Were Trouble' Video