Look at What Is Happening to Minute Maid Park Right Now

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Good afternoon. We interrupt your regularly scheduled Internet programming/time suckage to bring you this photo of the gargantuan spectacle that is Taylor Swift's “1989” world tour, slowly taking over what used to be Minute Maid Park. That looks like at least a dozen semis, so we hope the production crew is getting time and a half for this job.

Gates open at 5 p.m. tomorrow, and the show starts at 7 with openers Shawn Mendes and Vance Joy. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster, although at quite a premium; remember, all tickets from the original date of October 13 will be honored Wednesday. We just scouted Ticketmaster and the security captcha phrase was "patience, child." Draw your own conclusions.

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