But Swift fans and their parents are more than willing to shell out their hard-earned dollars to see their idol and, in a way, they are kind of getting a good deal.
Swift loves to indulge her fans and her live performances are just one way she likes to do so. Fans are undoubtedly showing up just to lay their eyes on the singer and hear her sing, but when it comes to Swift concerts, the headliner rarely shows up alone.
In other words, Swifty loves to constantly parade her famous friends onstage. Here are all of the members of the T-Swift entourage who have graced fans with their presence during a show.
Lisa Kudrow taking the stage as her Friends alter ego, Phoebe, to join Swift for a rousing rendition of "Smelly Cat" isn't really something you would expect from the 1989 tour, but what a humdinger of a surprise that must have been. We love how the ever-helpful Phoebs gives Swift some performance advice while onstage. "You have to really feel the lyrics," she advises.
Who doesn't love JT and his hit song "Mirrors"? Fans at the Staples Center truly got a huge surprise during this show.
Did we mention that Gomez, Timberlake and Kudrow all took the stage during the same show? Crazy, right?
Being that Swift and Gomez are thick as thieves, this wasn't the first time Gomez has taken the stage with her BFF. Here's another clip featuring the two from Swift's 2011 Speak Now tour.
The 1989 and Speak Now tours weren't the only ones that got some love from Swift's powerhouse friends. Nashville fans got a real kick in the pants when Bryan joined Swift in 2013 during her Red tour and the two performed his hit, "I Don't Want This Night to End."
Legend definitely brings the class the second he steps onstage. We love how Swift's gown totally complements his piano performance and their duet.
Proving that the prom queen can hang with the artsy kids, too, Swift delighted audiences when she performed "Dreams" with St. Vincent, who won Best Alternative Music Album at the 2015 Grammys, and Beck, who took home the Album of the Year award at this year's Grammys.
It was dance party U.S.A. when Roberts and legendary singer and activist Baez joined Swift onstage while she performed "Style."
Swift recently brought Little Mix up on the stage with her on the 1989 tour and it was girl power all the way.
There was no "Bad Blood" when these besties took over the stage and turned it into a runway during Swift's performance of "Style."
Swifty proved she could rock out with the best of them when she brought the Imagine Dragons frontman out for a duet of "Radioactive."
Here's another awesome throwback to the Red tour in 2013 with Swift performing "Jenny from the Block" with Lopez.
New Jersey fans were elated when Swift surprised them with a performance of "Can't Feel My Face" with The Weeknd in July 2015.
Did you know Swifty could rap, too? She totally held her own with Fetty Wap. Most of the clips of Swift rapping have been removed from the Internet for copyright reasons, but you can get the feel for it with this clip.
Music and football fans alike were delighted when power couple Ciara and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson took to Swift's onstage runway in the Seahawks' hometown.
How could these two ever feud when they are so darn cute together onstage?
Swift made fans around the world "Jealous" when she took to the stage with the sexy Jonas brother.
Fans in Philadelphia went crazy when Swift brought out the beautiful Hargitay, who also had a cameo in Swift's "Bad Blood" video.
This really wouldn't be a list of Swift's besties without Sheeran! Swift brought the singer up with her to perform "Lego House" in London during the Red tour and it was nothing short of precious.
Lorde and Swift really are the "Royals" of the music industry.
Should Calvin Harris be worried? Hunt and Swift certainly looked cozy together on that park bench in Chicago last month.
"You Outta Know" that this duet was the most badass performance ever.
We always love it when Swifty gets back to her country roots, and when it's with a Dixie Chick, well, that's just perfection.
Matching outfits never go out of style, especially when DeGeneres is involved.
Fans totally got Crazy Eyes when Aduba joined Swift for a rendition of "White Horse."
With an actor, a comedian and a supermodel, this trio gets the award for most random assortment of celebs. Is it just us, though, or do these guys look amazing together?
It was a "Family Affair" when Blige heated up the stage with Swift, but there definitely wasn't any drama.
The One Republic frontman and Swift totally brought the energy to this Staples Center performance in Los Angeles.
Lakers fans were ecstatic when Bryant took his turn on the 1989 tour runway.
Maybe they should change the band's name to Sixth Harmony. What do you think?
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