By Scott T. Sterling
There’s no question that Ed Sheeran is one of the biggest pop stars in the world.
Now the “Shape of You” singer is set to launch a 2018 tour that will match his magnitude when he plays a series of massive stadiums across North American next year.
The tour kicks off next summer on August 18 at the legendary Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA, winding its way across America (with one stop in Canada along the way) before wrapping up in Atlanta early November.
Also of note: the tour is scheduled to stop in New Orleans on Halloween night, so fans heading to the Louisiana date should get their costumes ready for the show.
To ensure that tickets go to actual fans as opposed to scalpers or bots, Sheeran is doing like his old pal Taylor Swift and partnering with Ticketmaster to use the #VerifiedFan system. Registration opened on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 5:30 pm ET and closes on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 10 pm ET. The Fan Presales are set to begin Monday, October 16 at 10 AM and run through Thursday, October 19 at 10 pm (all times local). The general public on-sales are Friday, October 20 at 10am (local).
While Sheeran fans get their ticket strategy in order, the pop star is set to help launch MTV’s new reboot of TRL with a live performance on Oct. 3 at 3:30 pm ET. Migos is also scheduled for a live performance during the premiere episode.
Check out Ed’s Stadium dates below.
08/18 – Pasadena, CA @ Rose Bowl Stadium
08/25 – Seattle, WA @ CenturyLink Field
08/30 – Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre
09/06 – St. Louis, MO @ Busch Stadium
09/15 – Foxboro, MA @ Gillette Stadium
09/22 – East Rutherford, NJ @ MetLife Stadium
09/27 – Philadelphia, PA @ Lincoln Financial Field
10/13 – Kansas City, MO @ Arrowhead Stadium
10/17 – Fargo, ND @ Fargodome
10/20 – Minneapolis, MN @ U.S. Bank Stadium
10/27 – Dallas, TX @ AT&T Stadium
10/31 – New Orleans, LA @ Mercedes-Benz Superdome
11/03 – Houston, TX @ Minute Maid Park
11/07 – Tampa, FL @ Raymond James Stadium
11/10 – Atlanta, GA @ Mercedes-Benz Stadium
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