Luckily, the touring company thought ahead for any fans who were staying up late to hear the announcement.
Unfortunately, in a controlled test carried out in this office, the above note did not work.
Taking his third studio album "÷" ("Divide") on a world tour, Sheeran will be performing unaccompanied on stage with only a guitar and effect pedals to keep him company.
Tickets for the gig are surprisingly affordable for a major international act, with Aussie C-Reserve tickets going for $69, and front standing general admission at $167. He truly is a man of the people.
Here's where Ed announced he'll be playing next year:
Saturday, March 3: Perth Stadium, Perth, WA
Wednesday, March 7: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, SA
Saturday, March 10: Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, VIC
Friday, March 16: ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW
Tuesday, March 20: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD
Saturday, March 24: Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, NZ
Thursday, March 29: Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, NZ
Tickets will go on sale via Ticketmaster on Tuesday, May 23, with a number of limited tickets being made available via a fan pre-sale on the 16th.
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