Why Big Concerts didn't think twice about bringing Ed Sheeran to SA

South Africans on Monday woke up to the news that British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will be touring the country next year.

Big Concerts announced two performances for the musicians first-ever Mzansi tour.

The star will perform at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 23 March and the Cape Town Stadium on 27 March 2019.

Justin van Wyk, CEO of Big Concerts, says Ed Sheeran is currently one of the biggest acts in the world.

He says that ticket sales have been split into two days in an effort to manage the anticipated demand.

Tickets go on sale in Cape Town from Thursday 28 June at 9am while Gauteng fans can buy tickets from 9am on Friday 29 June.

Tickets will be available for purchase on Computicket.

He outsold Adele, every market he went to.

Justin van Wyk, CEO of Big Concerts

This is one of the biggest acts that we've ever brought to South Africa.

Justin van Wyk, CEO of Big Concerts

He's really down to earth.

Justin van Wyk, CEO of Big Concerts

He's been awarded for his services to music and charity, and has won so many awards, yet he is still is the most grounded guy you'll ever see.

Justin van Wyk, CEO of Big Concerts

Just one guy on stage, but he holds the crowd from the moment that he sings right until he walks off.

Justin van Wyk, CEO of Big Concerts

Listen to the CEO of Big Concerts explain what to expect:


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