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Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times
Katelyn Haas

Taylor Swift is officially in her ‘Chicago Era.’ Here’s where you can brunch, play trivia and shake it off all week.

Taylor Swift in concert May 5 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. (George Walker IV / AP)

It’s Taylor Swift’s Chicago era.

The “Eras tour” that’s taken over cities around the country is heading to Soldier Field, with three sold-out shows — Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

If you aren’t among those who snagged tickets or are and want to start the party early, here are a few ways you can celebrate this week.

Taylor Swift karaoke

Where and when: 9 p.m. Wednesday at Replay Lakeview, 3439 N. Halsted St.

What: Sing a Taylor Swift song for a shot to win raffle giveaways including Swift vinyl, clothing and more. Signups start at 9 p.m.

Taylor Swift trivia at Radio Room

When and where: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Radio Room, 400 N. State St.

What: As part of Radio Room’s summer of trivia series, you can get snacks and a half-priced bottle of wine while showing off your Swiftie knowledge.

Eras Night: Taylor Swift-inspired dance party

When and where: 8 p.m. Thursday at Woodie’s Flat, 1535 N. Wells St.

What: The Wells Street bar will be playing all Taylor eras from “Debut” to “Midnights” with a DJ, photo wall, cocktails and photographers.

Taylor Swift sing-along happy hour

When and where: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Replay Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield Ave.

What: As part of the bar’s Swift pop-up running until Sunday, it will be playing the “1989” and “Reputation” albums to sing along to. Grab $5 shots, and enjoy the themed pop-up.

Paradise (Taylor’s version)

When and where: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Paradise Park, 1913 W. North Ave.

What: Anna Redman of “Bachelor” fame is having her own Swift party, with a food bar, friendship bracelet-making station and more. The event is sold out.

Champagne Problems: Taylor Swift brunch and day party

When and where: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hopsmith Chicago, 15 W. Division St.

What: Celebrate the “Eras” weekend with a Swiftie-inspired brunch with photo backdrops, drinks and a DJ playing all things Taylor.

Taylor Swift ride

When and where: 12 p.m. Saturday, Equinox Lincoln Common, 2355 N. Lincoln Ave.

What: Keep those endorphins up with a cycling class with a Taylor Swift “Eras” tour playlist.

Burning Red: Tribute to Taylor Swift Live at Lincoln Hall

When and where: 8 p.m. Saturday, Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave.

What: A Taylor Swift-based cover band will hit the stage at Lincoln Hall for a Taylor sing-along party. You can get tickets here.

‘Sorry You Didn’t Get Eras Tour Tickets’ party/costume competition

When and where: 7 p.m. Sunday at Epiphany Center for the Arts, 201 S. Ashland Ave.

What: Commiserate with fellow non-”Eras” tour attendees, and listen to the entire setlist. Dress as your favorite Swift era, and fight for best-dressed in a costume competition.

‘In My Swifty Era’ drag brunch

When and where: 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 3:45 p.m. Sunday at Offshore Rootop & Bar, 1000 E. Grand Ave.

What: Hang out at the rooftop bar for a Swift-themed drag brunch with performances by Miss Toto, Utica, Mimi Marks and Bella DeBalle.

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