We hung out with Ed Sheeran and here's what happened
penning tracks for 1D and appearing in a duet on Tay Swift’s latest album, we
think it’s safe to say British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is on the path to major fame. This 21-year-old cutie was
in our hometown this week, and we were lucky enough to score tix to his show!
gig was general admission, meaning there are no seats. Standing spots are taken
on a first come first serve basis, so if ya want a good view, you gotta show up
super early. Some mega-fans flocked to the venue at 2 a.m. just for a chance at
nabbing the front row. But it seems like their crazy dedication pulled off—some
of them got to meet the redheaded star as he went to an early sound check.
has two opening acts with him on his latest tour, and they were both fantastic.
First up was Foy Vance, a super-talented
Irish artist who sings, plays guitar and
Foy came the hot rap duo Rizzle Kicks, which
consists of two to-die-for British guys named Jordan and Harley. They got the
entire crowd pumped…and stole everyone’s hearts by wearing Baltimore sports
gear. Hey, they even waved a Ravens flag around while performing. Swoon.
course, the best part of the night was when Ed (finally) burst onto the stage
to the ear-splitting sound of his B’more fans. He started off his set by
playing his latest single “Give Me Love.” (Check out the music video below)
we don’t wanna spoil the whole show for anyone who might be seeing this cutie
live within the next couple of weeks, we just had to spill some highlights for ya…
has both heartfelt ballads and upbeat, cheery songs. And he handles the crowd
in different ways for different jams. For the quiet tunes, he hushed the crowd
so everyone could appreciate the song. He even joked that the best way to get
strangers around you quiet is to calmly stroke them, which everyone soon
loud songs, he encouraged fans to shout as loud as they could, even splitting
the room into two “choirs,” pitting them against one another to see who could
of the best parts of the night? Ed’s encore, loaded with an impressive
15-minute version of his song “You Need Me, I Don’t Need You”. Even better? He
weaved in lyrics from Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” and had Rizzle Kicks rap part
of it. Talk about a wild performance!
the Ed Sheeran concert was a blast and this guy proved he’s got what it takes
to make it big. With all that talent, we know it won’t be long ’til we’re
hearing him on every radio station…well, even more than we already do.
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