Dubai fans warned about unauthorised selling of Ed Sheeran tickets
With just a few weeks left until Ed Sheeran makes his much-awaited UAE return (he performed in Duibai in 2015), fans are getting more and more desperate to get their hands on tickets to his already sold-out show in November.
Unfortunately, it seems like several websites have caught on to this and have started selling unauthorised tickets to the “Galway Girl” singer’s gig on Thursday, November 23 at Dubai Autism Rocks Arena.
In an attempt to protect countless fans from buying counterfeit tickets, the event’s official organiser, 117Live, has issued a formal warning on Twitter.
Please do not buy tickets to Ed Sheerans show on Viagogo or other sites! They are not authorised sellers, and you may be refused entry! pic.twitter.com/XyBavGg2AI— 117 Live (@117_Live) August 28, 2017
The tweet, which was posted just an hour ago, was met with pleas from fans asking for more authorised tickets to be made available.
While we can't help with tickets, we can try to help you come up with some alternatives…
You could, for example, turn your living room into a dance floor and stream some of Ed’s old concerts on YouTube… with the right lighting and depending on the size of your TV, it would be just like being there (apart from nothing like being there) and you can play your favourite song as many times as you like.
If you’re set on seeing actual live music, you could make your way to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix where Scottish DJ Calvin Harris will be headlining the first day of the after-race concerts. As his new album Funk Wav Bounces Vol 1. was released just last month, he’ll most probably be spinning a number if his new songs like “Feels” as well as his much-loved older ones like “Summer” and “How Deep Is Your Love”.
If you’d rather not go to Abu Dhabi, you can always go to a karaoke joint and sing some of your favourite Ed Sheeran songs… not quite like having him sing them to you but you’d probably just sing over him if you went to the gig anyway.
We hope these help somehow and, for all those lucky enough to get tickets, well done and we hope you have an amazing time. No, really we do *wipes tear*.