Ed Sheeran has announced an arena tour for October 2014. The ginger singer-songwriter made the announcement on his twitter page, where he revealed his destinations which included two nights at London’s O2 arena. Sheeran will also play in Leeds, Nottingham, Glasgow, Dublin, Belfast, Newcastle, Birmingham and Manchester. The tour will be Sheeran’s biggest UK tour to date, with more shows expected to be added.
Sheeran finished supporting buddy Taylor Swift on her arena tour in America in September of last year, and went on to have 3 nights at New York’s Madison Square Garden, 2 of which were fully sold out, before fully focusing on recording his second album, which is due out this year. Sheeran’s manager Stuart Camp tweeted saying “the new album will be out by time of the tour, news on that soon…”
Tickets for the tour go on sale on Friday a 9am.
Full dates are:
Odyssey Arena, Belfast – 8th October
First Direct Arena, Leeds – 11th October
The O2, London – 12th October
The O2, London – 13th October
LG Arena, Birmingham – 19th October
LG Arena, Birmingham – 20th October
Capital FM Arena, Nottingham – 23rd October
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle – 25th October
Phones 4U Arena, Manchester – 27th October
Phones 4U Arena, Manchester – 28th October
SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow – 30th October