Ed Sheeran to headline Fusion Festival

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 6 August 2015

This article is from 2015.

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran has replaced Justin Bieber as the headliner for Fusion Festival with Vimto just days after the 'Boyfriend' hitmaker pulled out of the Birmingham charity event

Ed Sheeran has replaced Justin Bieber as the headliner for Fusion Festival with Vimto.

The 'Boyfriend' hitmaker pulled out of the headline slot earlier this week due to an "unforeseen issue" but Ed has now stepped in to take his place at the Birmingham-based annual event, which raises money for Prince Charles' young peoples charity the Prince's Trust.

Ed commented: "I'm delighted to be playing Fusion Festival after stepping in at the last minute to help out the guys at Fusion and support The Princes Trust. Birmingham crowds are always lively, so I can't wait to come back. See you in a few weeks!"

The 24-year-old star's 90-minute performance will come just a month after he played to over 290,000 people during three consecutive sold out shows at London's Wembley Arena and follows his surprise collaboration with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, 'Growing Up', which was released on Wednesday (05.08.15).

The 'Thinking Out Loud' singer - whose second album 'x' was the UK's best-selling album of 2014, shifting over 1.7 million copies - will be joined by Tinie Tempah, Rixton, DJ Fresh, Fuse ODG, Aston Merrygold, Shift K3y and Luke Friend when he headlines the first day of the three-day event on Friday August 28.

Other acts scheduled to perform during the festival at Cofton Park - for which tickets are still available for - include Rudimental, Labrinth, Clean Bandit, Ella Henderson, McBusted, The Vamps, Jess Glynne and Gorgon City.

Ed Sheeran

Folky rapping singer-songwriter on the block, mooning over girls and stuff, such as on the big hit 'The A-Team'.

Boucher Road Playing Fields, Belfast

Wed 9 May 2018

£75

Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Thu 24 May 2018

Sold out

With special guests.

Fri 25 May 2018

Sold out

With special guests.

Sat 26 May 2018

Sold out

With special guests.

Sun 27 May 2018

Sold out

With special guests.

Hampden Park, Glasgow

Fri 1 Jun 2018

£49.50–£82.50 / 0141 616 6000

With special guests.

Sat 2 Jun 2018

£49.50–£82.50 / 0141 616 6000

With special guests.

Sun 3 Jun 2018

£49.50–£82.50 / 0141 616 6000

With special guests.

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