Ed Sheeran Glasgow 2022: Why have tickets for Blue Light Card holders been cancelled?

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Ed Sheeran fans were devastated due to ticket cancellations.

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Fans expecting to see Ed Sheeran perform at Hampden Park tonight have been left devastated after their tickets were canceled hours before the show.

Emergency service workers who booked tickets using their Blue Light Card have been told their tickets for the sold-out show are no longer valid.

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The Blue Light Card allowed emergency service workers such as NHS workers, those in the armed forces and those in the social care sector to access the show at a reduced price.

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Ed Sheeran on stage at Boucher Road Playing Fields in Belfast. Picture date: Thursday May 12, 2022.

Ed Sheeran first announced his +-=÷x (Mathematics stadium tour) tour on September 17, 2021, ahead of the release of his fourth studio album = (Equal).

So why were some tickets canceled hours before Sheeran’s second show?

Here’s everything you need to know about the situation

When does Ed Sheeran play in Glasgow?

Ed Sheeran played at Hampden Park in Glasgow on June 16 and will play on June 17.

Why have Blue Light Card tickets been cancelled?

Concert organizers blamed the oversubscription of free tickets for the incident.

An AEG spokesperson said: “Unforeseen logistical circumstances have unfortunately resulted in an oversubscription to a free allocation of tickets for tonight’s show.

“This means that some recipients have unfortunately had their tickets cancelled.

“We’ll make sure those affected are invited the next time Ed plays in Scotland.

“Our customer relations team are currently dealing with all customers who have been affected, and we apologize for the inconvenience. »

Where else in the UK does Ed Sheeran play?

Here are the remaining Ed Sheeran tour dates:

  • June 24, 2022 – Wembley Stadium, London
  • June 25, 2022 – Wembley Stadium, London (new date added)
  • June 29, 2022 – Wembley Stadium, London
  • June 30, 2022 – Wembley Stadium, London
  • July 1, 2022 – Wembley Stadium, London

Is this Ed Sheeran’s last tour?

Ed Sheeran announced on the Teach Me a Lesson podcast in 2021 and said this stadium tour would likely be his last and he would be quitting major tours to spend more time with his daughter and wife.

“I think it’s about finding the balance with that – and I honestly think this next tour that I’m going to do, at the end of the tour, I don’t see myself doing any of them again. like this,” the revealed musician said.

Going on to say that he would “hate” to have his relationship with his family suffer due to work commitments.

Who is Ed Sheeran?

Ed Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter who shot to skyrocketing fame with the release of his hit single The A-team in 2011. Sheeran’s debut album was also released in 2011 and topped the UK charts.

Following the release of his debut album, Sheeran won the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough in 2012.

From there, he enjoyed global success and established himself as one of the biggest names in music. Working with the likes of Taylor Swift, Camilla Cabello, Stormzy and many more.

In 2019, the artist won four Grammy Awards, five Brit Awards and six Billboard Music Awards, to name a few. In 2015 and 2018 he received the highly acclaimed Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year.

Since her debut, Sheeran has released five studio albums which have spawned 43 singles.

In 2019, his ÷ (Divide) Tour became the highest-grossing tour of all time.

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