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Ed Sheeran Cancels One Of Three Sunderland Live Shows

By Oreoritse Tariemi
27 April 2022   |   1:29 pm
Grammy award-winning singer Ed Sheeran has cancelled one of his three live summer shows at Sunderland's Stadium of Light. The concert scheduled for Thursday, June 2nd, was cancelled due to an "unforeseen scheduling conflict", the venue said. According to a spokesman for the stadium, ticket holders will have to attend either the Friday or Saturday…
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Ed Sheeran | Image: still from Afterglow music video/YouTube

Grammy award-winning singer Ed Sheeran has cancelled one of his three live summer shows at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light.

The concert scheduled for Thursday, June 2nd, was cancelled due to an “unforeseen scheduling conflict”, the venue said.

According to a spokesman for the stadium, ticket holders will have to attend either the Friday or Saturday gigs, which would take place as scheduled.

The statement in the email reads: “We regrettably must inform you that due to a scheduling conflict, the show at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light on Thursday, June 2nd is unable to take place. We’re still very excited for the Friday and Saturday gigs.” Ticket holders affected are being offered tickets for either the Friday or the Saturday or a refund.”

However, no further details have been given regarding the show’s cancellation. 

After the Sunderland shows, Ed Sheeran will lead a musical tribute in the finale of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations on the following Sunday, June 5th. 

Ed Sheeran is on tour around the UK and the Republic of Ireland before moving his show to mainland Europe and heading to the USA, New Zealand and Australia. 

While no other events have been listed for June 2nd, fans of the singer have taken to Twitter to express their disappointment at the cancellation.