Ed Sheeran Makes Waves On This Side Of The Pond
Music artist Ed Sheeran continues making an astounding impression on the U.S. charts with his acclaimed debut album. The album, “+” was already a record-breaking sensation in the U.K. where it entered the charts at #5. And now the U.S. is preparing for the “VH1 You Oughta Know Tour with Ed Sheeran” as it gets underway September 19th at Boston’s House Of Blues and continues through early October.
The mega-popular British singer is making a splash in the touring world as well as his upcoming North American headline tour has shows selling out minutes after they are made available. Sheeran’s single “The A Team” has had extensive radio support including Clear Channel’s exclusive Artist Integration Program, the company’s groundbreaking artist development platform across CHR and Hot AC formats. Additionally, “The A Team” is in heavy rotation at SiriusXM, top 10 at Triple A and top 20 at Hot AC.
“+” has had wide critical acclaim with rave reviews from national publications like Entertainment Weekly and People, which awarded the album 3-and-a-half (out of 4) stars, noting that Sheeran’s “folkified tunes (evoke) James Blunt and Damien Rice” while also “(boasting) a bit o’ B-boy swagger.”
Taylor Swift recently declared “+” to be her “favorite album right now,” while One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson went even further, pronouncing “+” his “favorite album of the last 12 months.”
You can see all the official dates from his upcoming North American tour below:
17 Toronto, ON Kool Haus * – SOLD OUT!
18 Montreal, QC Olympia de Montreal *
19 Boston, MA House of Blues – SOLD OUT!
21 New York, NY Terminal 5 – SOLD OUT!
22 Washington, DC 9:30 Club – SOLD OUT!
23 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of the Living Arts – SOLD OUT!
25 Chicago, IL Riviera Theatre
26 Minneapolis, MN State Theatre
28 Denver, CO Bluebird Theatre – SOLD OUT!
1 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
2 San Diego, CA House of Blues
4 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom * – SOLD OUT!
5 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
6 Seattle, WA The Showbox SoDo