Pop megastar Ed Sheeran confirms two concerts Leeds next summer

Musician Ed Sheeran
Musician Ed Sheeran

It's official - Ed Sheeran will play two outdoor gigs in Leeds next summer.

The Calderdale-born pop superstar has announced two dates in Roundhay Park on Friday August 16 and Saturday August 17.

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Tickets will go on sale on Friday September 27 at 10am from official vendors only.

The concert will be a paperless event - meaning that instead of being issued with a ticket, punters will be able to access the site using the card they paid online with.

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Roundhay Park has a history of hosting major stars, with Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Genesis, Simple Minds and The Rolling Stones all having played there in its heyday as a venue in the 1980s and 90s. The last big name to appear in the park was Robbie Williams in 2006.

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