Information on the Taylor Swift/Keith Urban Prank
Who played the KISS band?
Taylor Swift - Ace Frehley
Paul Sidoti - Gene Simmons
Amos Hellar - Paul Stanley
Grant Mickleson - Peter Criss
Who were the Hehsey Kisses?
Caitlin Evanson and her female backing singer Liz. Also engineer, Russell.
Who was the ganjo player who got kissed buy a Hershey Kiss?
It’s a long standing tradition for touring bands to play pranks on each other, especially at the end of a tour. In a recent post on the official KISS website, Taylor Swift guitarist Paul Sidoti wrote the following message to Gene Simmons about a prank that Taylor and her band played on Keith Urban, August 8 in Kansas City, Missouri:
Saturday night on our last night opening for Keith Urban, we played a prank on him. During his hit song, "Kiss a Girl", Taylor (Ace), myself (Gene), Amos (Paul), and Grant (Peter) came out in full KISS regalia. Our backup singers Caitlin and Liz along with our FOH engineer Russell were dressed up as Hershey kisses and tossed them out into the crowd. It was a lot of fun and it was captured on this video from YouTube. Thought you might enjoy it.
P.S. Thanks again for the birthday call in May!
-guitarist for Taylor Swift