Taylor Swift takes Sydney by storm in star-studded first show of the weekend

Simon McCarthy
February 24 2024 - 1:55pm

A tumultuous rain storm forced a brief pre-show evacuation at Taylor Swift's first Sydney show on Friday night, February 23. Still, the inclement weather didn't stop 80,000 fans from rocking out with arguably the biggest entertainment act on earth.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes news and features, and produces video and multimedia, for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine. He contributes regularly to the Newcastle Herald’s daily Topics column, and is the co-creator and producer of the Toohey’s News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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