9 Things to Know About Taylor Swift's 1989 Tour Kickoff

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Taylor Swift's 1989 World Tour is here, and by the looks of opening night – it's every bit as amazing as we thought!
Luckily for us, Swifties have been blowing up social media with photos, videos and notes from the first show (#1989TourTokyo on point, by the way). In case you missed any of the highlights, here are nine things you need to know about the show.
1. The 1989 World Tour kicked off on Tuesday, May 5, at the Tokyo Dome in Japan with 55,000 Swifties packing the arena.
2. But those photos do NOT do the light-up wristbands justice. Watch:
3. Said Swifties brought their A-game when it came to concert-wear.

Only 2* more hours until the doors open for #1989TourTokyo! They're ready... ARE YOU? pic.twitter.com/jMZfQ7EVJ4

— Taylor Nation (@taylornation13) May 5, 2015

These girls just got a M&G pass! #1989TourTokyopic.twitter.com/7EC6YC8szt

— T Swift Indonesia (@TaylorSwiftIndo) May 5, 2015
4. The set-list was all 1989, with only three throwbacks. (But really, how could you go wrong with “Love Story”?)
1989 World Tour Set List:
Welcome to New York
New Romantics
Blank Space
I Knew You Were Trouble
I Wish You Would
How You Get the Girl
I Know Places
All You Had to Do Was Stay
You Are in Love
Love Story
This Love
Bad Blood
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
Enchanted/Wildest Dreams
Out of the Woods
Shake It Off

5. Taylor put a brand new spin on "I Knew You Were Trouble" and "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."

NEW VERSION OF IKYWT. RIP ME #1989TourTokyopic.twitter.com/vJIoeYJwPQ

— Hardcore Swiftie (@Swift13Updates) May 5, 2015

Rock version of WANEGBT video clip #1989TourTokyopic.twitter.com/ldPlTbyEC2

— Taylor Swift Updates (@TSUpdatesOnline) May 5, 2015
6. And she got real deep with her monologues.
7. Mama and Papa Swift were on hand…

MAMA & PAPA SWIFT WALKING THROUGH THE CROWD #1989TourTokyopic.twitter.com/irggSB66IB

— Taylor Swift (@tavlorswft13) May 5, 2015
…With guitar picks!

#1989TourTokyo Scott Swift was outside Tokyo Dome, @rachellynaaa got a Selfie, and of course, Guitar Picks! pic.twitter.com/7mkfnCdp2D

— #The1989WorldTour (@QUEEN_Gwenevere) May 5, 2015
8. Taylor’s entourage made jumbotron appearances.


— becky (@swiftsblood) May 5, 2015

Selena talks about Taylor Swift during The 1989 World Tour. ? pic.twitter.com/UGCA62MUqu

— • (@TheGomezArmy) May 5, 2015
9. And, as always, Taylor LOVES YOU!!!

The 1989 World Tour has officially started. I love you. I love you. I love you.

— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) May 5, 2015
The 1989 World Tour continues on May 6 for a second performance at the Tokyo Dome, before heading stateside to Louisiana later this month.