The Paw Print

Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour

Back to Article
Back to Article

Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour

Photo by Rebecca Feldman

Photo by Rebecca Feldman

Photo by Rebecca Feldman

Story by Danielle Worthalter, Editor-in-Chief

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Thousands of devoted fans of all ages filed into the American Airlines Arena to watch British singer-songwriter, Ed Sheeran, perform his one man band.

On the final leg of his American Tour, Ed Sheeran performed in Downtown Miami on Wednesday, August 30th. Even a one month old baby, Cooper Sheeran, named after the famous singer, sat in third row at her very first concert. Teenagers and adults alike stood on their feet for the entirety of the concert jumping and swaying to the music.

Sheeran didn’t stick to performing the songs on his third and newest album, “÷,” but created a compilation of songs from all of his albums in order to make an exciting and memorable concert experience for everyone attending.

He played songs from his debut album, “+” such as The A Team, and You Need Me, I Don’t Need You in his encore performance; as well as Bloodstream and Photograph from his second album, “X.”

Sheeran strayed from the setlist by performing Supermarket Flowers and Barcelona and replacing the lyric “Barcelona,” with “Miami,” to honor the famously latin city.

“The energy was amazing,” said high school concertgoer Rebecca Feldman. “Ed was on his feet the whole time.”

Keeping the audience on their toes, Sheeran rarely missed a beat in his performance as he was running and jumping across the stage. The British performer constantly switched from a slower love song to a fast-beat hit so there was never minute wasted. With each new song, Sheeran took a moment to introduce a new guitar and eventually ripped the strings off of one of his infamous acoustic guitars. He even made sure to gather the crowd to sing “Happy Birthday,” to his manager.

“Even though they say gingers have no soul, when I went to the Ed Sheeran concert I decided that was not the case. He had nothing but soul,” said Feldman.

The stage behind Sheeran seemed to be moving with him and was changing in response to each song. Panels lit up with Sheeran’s face surrounded the stage allowing him to be seen from every angle in the arena. During Photograph, baby photos appeared, and during Sing the lyrics appeared in bright letters surrounded by red, orange, and yellow confetti.

The performance brought the crowd together and was a memorable concert for all the attendees.

Sheeran’s U.S. tour makes its final lap in Nashville, Tennessee on October 7th before he heads to Hong Kong for his last concert of 2017.

dworthalter.pawprint@gmail.com

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
About the Writer
Danielle Worthalter, Editor in Chief

Danielle Worthalter is a Senior at Boca High and is one of the Editors in Chief on the Paw Print. This is her second year writing for the Paw Print....

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour

    Entertainment

    Phantom of The Opera Review

  • Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour

    Dining & Cuisine

    University Commons Review

  • Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour

    Entertainment

    Mid90s Movie Review

  • Entertainment

    What to consider when buying headphones

  • Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour

    Entertainment

    Alternative Upcoming Bands

  • Arts

    Upcoming Shows at the Broward Center

  • Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour

    Dining & Cuisine

    Sushi Ray Restaurant Review

  • Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour

    Entertainment

    Bloom Album Review

  • Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour

    Entertainment

    GLOW Up and Fight

  • Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour

    Entertainment

    2018 Grammy’s highlights

Navigate Right
The School Newspaper of Boca Raton High School
Ed Sheeran: Divide Tour