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Live Blog | Swifties pack out GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium for night 1 of 'The Eras Tour' in Kansas City

Taylor Swift at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium
Fans pack out GEHA Field for night one "The Eras Tour"
Taylor Swift fans fill GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium
Taylor Swift fans fill GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium
The Eras Tour stage
Friendship bracelets at Taylor Swift
Swift Street and Cornelia Street in NKC
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Posted at 2:16 PM, Jul 07, 2023
and last updated 2023-07-07 21:59:04-04

Update | Later on in the evening, as expected, fans had packed out GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.

Update | KCMO Mayor Quinton Lucas joined in on the Swiftie activities, sporting friendship bracelets.

Update | There are many sights coming from concert goers.

See them at our gallery by clicking this link.

Update | Swifties have entered the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium and are waiting for the opening acts, MUNA and Gracie Abrams, to start at 6:30 p.m.

The Eras Tour stage
Swifties are inside the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium and waiting for opening acts.

Update | Swifties are trading friendship bracelets with one another in the parking lot of GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.

Friendship bracelets at Taylor Swift
Swifties trade friendship bracelets with one another while waiting in the parking lot of GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium ahead of Taylor Swift's opening night in Kansas City.

Fans have made it a tradition to trade the beaded bracelets with one another at concerts during The Eras Tour.

Update | Swifties in North Kansas City lined up to take photos near two streets that were renamed in honor of Taylor Swift.

On June 22, North Kansas City Mayor Bryant DeLong announced the city renamed two streets on the southwest corner of Armour Road.

The streets were named "Swift Street (Taylor's Version)" and the other temporarily named "Cornelia Street."

Below is video:

Swifties take pics at Taylor Swift named streets

Earlier | The wait for Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour concerts in Kansas City is nearly over.

Fans lined up outside the gates to get into the parking lots at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium were hoping to be let inside at 2:30 p.m., but KSHB 41’s tower cam shows officials opened up at least one gate shortly before 2:10 p.m.

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Fans will have a couple hours to celebrate in the parking lot before general admission gates to the stadium are open at 4:30 p.m.

The opening acts of MUNA and Gracie Abrams are set to get the crowd geared up starting at 6:30 p.m. before Swift takes the stage.

RELATED | Taylor Swift in Kansas City is a 'Gold Rush' for local businesses

Check back throughout the afternoon and evening for latest updates.