Ed Sheeran, the renowned English singer-songwriter, embarked on his +–=÷× Tour, also known as “The Mathematics Tour,” as his fourth concert tour. This extraordinary tour spans across three legs, captivating audiences in Europe, North America, and Oceania. The tour serves as a platform to support Sheeran’s fourth studio album, “=” (2021), and his fifth studio album, “−” (2023). With a total of 88 shows, this global musical journey commenced on April 23, 2022, in Dublin, Ireland, and is scheduled to conclude on September 23, 2023, in Inglewood, California.
Expanding Horizons: European Leg:
The European leg of the +–=÷× Tour was initially announced on September 17, 2021, with 27 dates across various cities. The overwhelming demand led to additional shows being added, resulting in a total of 64 shows. From Dublin to Glasgow, Amsterdam to Helsinki, Sheeran mesmerized his European fans with his exceptional performances. The tour showcased Sheeran’s ability to captivate massive crowds in renowned venues such as Wembley Stadium in London and Stade de France in Saint-Denis.
Conquering New Frontiers: Oceania Leg:
After enthralling European audiences, Sheeran extended his musical expedition to the breathtaking landscapes of Oceania. On March 15, 2022, Sheeran announced the Oceania leg of the tour, igniting excitement among his fans in New Zealand and Australia. The leg was set to commence on February 2, 2023, in Wellington, New Zealand. However, due to ongoing uncertainties affecting global touring, the show scheduled for February 1, 2023, in Wellington was regrettably canceled. Nonetheless, the remaining shows in Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth continued to showcase Sheeran’s artistry on stage.
Continuing the Melody: North American Leg:
As the anticipation grew, Sheeran revealed that the North American leg of the +–=÷× Tour would take place in 2023. The North American fans eagerly awaited their turn to witness Sheeran’s mesmerizing performances. The leg was set to kick off on October 22, 2022, in Austin, Texas, as part of the 2022 Formula One World Championship. Sheeran aimed to captivate audiences in major cities like New Orleans, Arlington, Atlanta, Toronto, Chicago, and many more iconic locations. Each concert was set to be a remarkable musical experience, featuring supporting acts such as Khalid, Rosa Linn, and Russ.
Set List and Unforgettable Moments:
Throughout the +–=÷× Tour, Sheeran treated his fans to a carefully crafted setlist that showcased the evolution of his music and his incredible talent. Starting with the enchanting “Tides” and culminating with the chart-topping hit “Shape of You,” Sheeran took his audience on a musical journey filled with beloved songs like “The A Team,” “Thinking Out Loud,” and “Perfect.” The tour was also punctuated by unforgettable moments, such as the high-energy performances of “Bad Habits” and the heartfelt rendition of “Visiting Hours.”
Ed Sheeran’s +–=÷× Tour has not only allowed fans around the world to experience his musical genius but also served as a testament to his enduring popularity and ability to mesmerize audiences on a global scale. From the electrifying atmosphere of European stadiums to the scenic landscapes of Oceania and the
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