Ed Sheeran is coming back to Tampa next summer

He plays Raymond James Stadium in May.

click to enlarge Ed Sheeran at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Nov. 7, 2018 - Caesar Carbajal
Ed Sheeran at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Nov. 7, 2018
After four years away, Ed Sheeran is coming back to Tampa Bay next summer.

Tickets to see Ed Sheeran at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Saturday, May 20 go on sale this Friday, Oct. 9 via Ticketmaster. Ticket prices have yet to be announced, but Khalid and Dylan will open the show, which is the only Florida date on the tour.

The 31-year-old is the only active pop star that can fill stadiums with just himself, an  acoustic guitar and loop pedal, and there are fan theories suggesting the songwriter will also play an intimate theater show in every market, too.

See more newly announced concerts below.

The Rusty Wright Band (Album Release) Friday, Oct. 7. 8 p.m. $10. Union Hall, Lakeland

Shieldsie (album release) w/MTVH1N1/Romeo Blu/Cabo Boing Saturday, Oct. 8. 7 p.m. $10. Born Free Pub & Grill, Tampa

Call Me Karizma w/Faangs/Astrus/Sky Keyz Sunday, Oct. 9. 6 p.m. $16-$60. Brass Mug, Tampa

Free Abortion On Demand Without Apology: Hovercar/The Jackettes Thursday, Oct. 13. 8 p.m. $8 suggested donation. Crowbar, Ybor City

Coppertail Brewing Co. 8th Anniversary Party feat. Magic City Hippies/The Nude Party/Miroux/more TBA Saturday, Oct. 15. 3 p.m. No cover. Coppertail Brewing Co., Ybor City

Ronny Elliott w/Rebekah Pulley & Rob Pastore/Steve Connelly/Walt Bucklin Friday, Oct. 21. 8 p.m. $15. Music Hall at New World Brewery, Tampa

Shadow Of Intent w/Enterprise Earth/Inferi/Wormhole Thursday, Oct. 27. 6 p.m. $15. Orpheum, Tampa

Guavatron (opening for Spafford) Thursday, Nov. 17. 8 p.m. $20. Crowbar, Ybor City

Undeath w/200 Stab Wounds/Phobophilic/Enforced Sunday, Nov. 20. 6:30 p.m. $20. Orpheum, Tampa

Dominic Fike Monday, Nov. 21. 6:30 p.m. Prices TBA. Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

Slothrust Thursday, Dec. 1. 6 p.m. $18. Orpheum, Tampa

97x NBT feat. TBA Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 3-4. 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. Sunday. Prices TBA. Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa

Covet Wednesday, Dec. 7. 6:30 p.m. $20. Orpheum, Tampa

US 103.5 Country Jam feat. Chris Young/Jelly Roll/more TBA Wednesday, Dec. 7. 8 p.m. $103.50. Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa

Bendigo Fletcher w/TBA Friday, Dec. 9. 8 p.m. $12. Crowbar, Ybor City

Riot Ten w/Jiqui/Madgrrl/Bernzikial/Blxk Mntn Friday, Dec. 16. 10 p.m. $15. The Ritz, Ybor City

R&B Music Experience feat. Xscape/Bell Biv DeVoe/Dru Hill/Tamar Braxton/112/H-Town/Next Saturday, Dec. 17. 8 p.m. $65 & up. Amalie Arena, Tampa

​​Marc Broussard Wednesday, Jan. 11. 8 p.m. $20-$40. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

The Manhattan Transfer w/The Diva Jazz Orchestra Saturday, Jan. 14. 8 p.m. $53-$78. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

John Oates w/Guthrie Trapp Thursday, Jan. 19. 8 p.m. $43 & up. Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg

Jimmy Webb Friday, Feb. 3. 8 p.m. $29.50-$44.50. Central Park Performing Arts Center, Largo

Dave Mason Saturday, Feb. 4. 8 p.m. $39.50-$99.50. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

TobyMac w/Crowder/Cochren & Co./Tasha Layton/Jon Reddick/Terrian Sunday, Feb. 5. 7 p.m. $19.75 & up. Amalie Arena, Tampa

John Mellencamp Monday-Wednesday, Feb. 13-15. 8 p.m. $53.25 & up. Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater


Luke Bryan at Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Oct. 1 Postponed to 11/5

Sevendust w/Animosity at Jannus Live, Sept. 29 Canceled

About The Authors

Josh Bradley

Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.

Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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