Hot on the heels of his Glastonbury success, Halifax lad, Ed Sheeran announced dates for his nationwide 2018 UK tour. Initially 7 dates were listed in 6 cities, but thanks to huge demand Sheeran’s tour has grown to 21 dates in 9 cities. Belfast, Cardiff, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Cork, Galway, Dublin. These days, he is just plain ‘Ed’).
Record producer Pharrell Williams has said of Ed Sheeran, “Ed deserves all of the love and the light and the positivity that he’s getting right now. Because he’s shining the light for those that didn’t know that they could do it. He’s one of us. He’s an ordinary guy with a weird imagination that had the guts to go ahead and express it to people, and the universe is rewarding him.”
And that is why we all love him. Ed is an ordinary guy, with an extraordinary talent. He is a joy to watch live because somehow, no matter how big he gets, Ed Sheeran manages to keep himself firmly connected to his Halifax roots.