News-Antique.com - Dec 11,2009 - Who says there are no young buyers attending Antique Shows these days? You never know who will show up at the Nashville shows. Country music’s hottest new star, 19 year old Taylor Swift, took a few hours off of her busy schedule to enjoy one of her favorite hobbies, looking for some treasures. On October 31st at the recent Music Valley and Tailgate Shows in Nashville, Tennessee, word spread quickly around the 2 shows that Taylor Swift and her family were shopping and buying small items.
At the prestigious Country Music Awards presentation held November 11, Taylor was honored with the Album of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, and was the youngest singer ever to be awarded the highest honor of Entertainer of the Year. To top that off, at the American Music Awards held November 22, Taylor Swift won 5 awards including the highest honor of Artist of the Year.
In between looking and shopping for antiques, Taylor and her family stopped at many of the 300 booths to sign autographs and pose for pictures with the dealers. One dealer from Vermont said that Taylor was looking at an item in her booth priced at $140. The dealer told Taylor she would take $100 for it and Taylor said she would take it but she wanted to pay her the $140. Obviously, 19 year old Taylor Swift has a few things still to learn about the Antique business.
The next Antiques at Music Valley and Tailgate Antique shows will be held February 11-13, 2010 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville, TN. For more information on the Music Valley Antiques Show and the Tailgate shows in Nashville, contact Kay Puchstein at Jenkins Management, 317-598-0012 or visit the website at www.musicvalleyantiquesmarket.com.
Taylor Swift with dealer Marilyn Haley (lf) and Kay Puchstein’s mother, Bea Starr (rt)