Queen Elizabeth Theatre | Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver fans will be dancing with their eyes closed to the music of the one and only Ed Sheeran this September 1, as the four-time Grammy award-winning superstar is taking the intimacy of his “Subtract Tour” to Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Sheeran has added dates to his tour, and the famous Vancouver venue is one of the lucky venues to hear the hitmaker perform all songs of his new album. Yes, you’ve read that right. Ed Sheeran will play the new album in its entirety. Unlike the stadium tour, the “Perfect” hitmaker’s setlist in smaller venues comprises songs from the Subtract album. So prepare to sing along to “Eyes Closed,” “Boat,” “End of Youth,” “Borderline,” and the rest of the 14-track album. If this doesn’t excite you, are you even a certified Ed Sheeran fan? We know you want to get a hold of those tickets. So click the “Get Tickets” link already and prepare for an intimate Friday night that will make you smile, cry, laugh, sing, and groove. Reserve your tickets now!
As one of the biggest artists of his generation, Ed Sheeran needs no introduction. His massive chart-topping hits, over 150 million records sold worldwide, and numerous awards won speak volumes of how he is dominating the pop music scene. From his humble beginnings in 2004 as a teen singer-songwriter to his sold-out stadium tours, Ed Sheeran remains one genuine artist who made his mark by crafting songs that speak through people’s emotions.
All of Ed Sheeran’s albums are a massive hit. Whether you discovered his music in his ÷ (Divide) album in 2017 or his x (Multiply) album in 2014, you will be drawn to checking out his discography. He is the kind of artist who will catch your attention with one song and would make you want to search for more — until you discover where it all began: the + (Plus) album, released in 2011.
This year, Ed Sheeran fans are all thrilled to know that he will be releasing his fifth studio album, – (Subtract), completing the “mathematics” of his albums. The 14-track album, released on May 5, 2023, followed his = (Equals) album, released in 2021. The album was preceded by its carrier single “Eyes Closed.” The song, which was delivered by the singer with much emotional heft, foreshadowed what the rest of the album would be like.
The album has 14 tracks in the standard edition, 18 for the deluxe edition, and 23 songs in its deluxe vinyl edition. It may be too early to tell, but the album is bound to reach the top of the Billboard charts in the coming weeks. After all, it is an Ed Sheeran album. What can we expect, right? Well, aside from these Ed Sheeran songs invading the airwaves and our Spotify playlists, we can all expect to see the English singer-songwriter conquer stadiums and smaller venues this year.
Aside from his “Mathematics Tour,” Ed Sheeran embarks on his “Subtract Tour.” On these select shows, Ed Sheeran will play intimately in smaller venues. He will also play the entirety of his latest album. And Vancouver fans are in for a treat because the iconic Queen Elizabeth Theatre will be one of Sheeran’s destinations this summer. Catch the “Eyes Closed” hitmaker this Friday, September 1, as he will make you feel all the heaps of emotions in a one-night show you will remember forever. Tickets are now on sale, and you can get yours here by hitting the “Get Tickets” link. Reserve yours now!