'Is This Going to Work?' Taylor Swift Jokes With Crowd as Deluge Hits Gillette Stadium

Taylor Swift embraced heavy rainfall during her second Eras Tour show at the Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on Saturday, May 20.

Video recorded by Vanessa Chatterley shows Swift jokingly question if her acoustic guitar is going to work in the rain.

“No one ever expects that you’re basically going to perform in a shower,” Swift added.

Swift took to Twitter to thank her fans for the memorable evening after the event.

“Last night we all danced together in the rain for THE ENTIRE 3.5 HOUR SHOW in foxy Foxborough MA!! We’ve had rain shows at Gillette Stadium before but this was a full on deluge that never let up, I just want to thank that iconic crowd!! Love you so much you have no idea,” she said.

Swift has a reputation for enjoying performing in the rain, including another infamous rain show at Gillette Stadium 12 years ago. Credit: Vanessa Chatterley via Storyful

Video transcript


TAYLOR SWIFT: This is the rainiest rain show that ever rained-showered. Ever, ever, ever.


Oh my God. Every single person on the stage, all of my-- Is this going to work? That'll be fun. It works.

No one ever expects you're going to basically perform like in a shower. Very exciting. Yeah. So [INAUDIBLE] you're standing in the pouring rain with people, and you just feel like this romantic sense of camaraderie. I was thinking about what song to play with you tonight.