Ed Sheeran comes to Furman March 26

Ed Sheeran performed with Elton John at this year's Grammy Awards.

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, who is touring with Taylor Swift this spring and whose song “The A Team” was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards, will perform in concert at Furman University’s Timmons Arena Tuesday, March 26 at 8 p.m.

Sheeran, who also performed a duet with Elton John at the Grammys, will be joined by special guest Matt White.  The doors open at 7 p.m.

Tickets for Furman students are $5 in advance and $10 the day of the show. Only Furman students will have access to floor level seats.

Tickets for the public are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the show.

There is no reserved seating. There is a limit of two tickets per person, for both the public and Furman students.

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster or at the Timmons Arena Box Office.  The concert is sponsored by the Furman Student Activities Board.

Sheeran began his rise to fame in the United States in 2012. He made a guest appearance on Taylor Swift’s fourth album, “Red,” and wrote songs for the band One Direction. His debut album, “+,” has sold more than two million copies and has gone platinum across two continents.

Sheeran will spend much of 2013 touring North America as the opening act for Swift’s Red Tour.

Matt White’s debut album in 2007, “Best Days,” reached No. 4 on Billboard’s New Artist chart and Rolling Stone magazine listed him in their “10 Artists to Watch.”  He has toured extensively and performed with Sheryl Crow, John Mayer, B.B. King, OneRepublic, Third Eye Blind and Counting Crows.

For more information, contact Furman’s Student Activities office at 864-294-2068.