Ed Sheeran concert in Gelsenkirchen: arrival, admission, opening act

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What Ed Sheeran fans should know about the Gelsenkirchen concert

Ed Sheeran is coming to North Rhine-Westphalia next week and will play concerts in Gelsenkirchen for three evenings. How to get there, when is the admission, what kind of musicians will be inaugurating and whether tickets are still available.

Ed Sheeran has been playing his new The Mathematics Tour since April 2022 – so named because all of his previous albums are named after mathematical symbols. This Thursday, July 7 and July 8 and 9, the pop star will be a guest at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen.

When does it start?

For all three concerts in Gelsenkirchen on July 7, 8 and 9, admission is from 16.00, concerts are scheduled for

Are there any tickets yet?

On all three concert days, interested parties can still receive tickets on the website of the Eventim operator. Because: “On June 30, additional tickets became available for the sold-out concerts on July 7 and 8,” say Veltins Arena operators.

Thursday July 7: If you look at the seating plan booking, you will see that on July 7th, there are even more individual seats on the higher tier as well as a few blocks of free tickets on the lower tier. Tickets for Ed Sheeran’s concert in the upper tier cost 79.32 euros, in the lower tier – which is closer to the stage – 101.32 euros. Tickets in category 2 “standing in the middle” cost 90.32 euros. Tickets are still available there too.

Also andm Friday, July 8 there are still a few free tickets: First of all, the seats in the upper tier – the whole blocks are free – those interested can also buy tickets for the upper tier and tickets for standing.

On Saturday, July 9 – Ed Sheeran’s finalThe Mathematics Tour ”in Gelsenkirchen – there is the most free ticket quota there. Anyone interested in a British pop concert can still buy tickets.

Fansals at the ticket seller Others who have bought a ticket to the concert but are unable to attend are also selling their tickets at the Eventim sale. In some cases, interested parties can get a concert visit there for less money. As visitor tickets are personalized, you cannot simply donate your tickets, they must be surrendered at a fan sale. The seats for tickets are listed there and can then be purchased. Some tickets are still available. Those interested can recognize the tickets offered there by the blue logo with the handshake symbol. The original Eventim tickets are symbolized by a green emblem and a white tick.

Who is playing the opening acts?

During the tour, Ed Sheeran will accompany three musicians from the UK: 22-year-old singer and songwriter Maisie Peters from Brighton, who recently released her debut album – You signed up for it – and thus landed at number one on the British charts. . Also Cat Burns, a 21-year-old British pop singer from London who became known via social media Tik Tok with her song “Go”. Her real name is Catrina Keri Oluwaseun Burns-Temison. And Griff – a singer raised north of London, born in 2001 and named a Rising Star at last year’s Brit Awards – appears on select pop star shows. Her real name is Sarah Faith Griffiths.

Maisie Peters performs at almost all of Ed Sheeran’s concerts and accompanies him to his first concerts, incl. at Wembley Stadium in London. He will also sing in Gelsenkirchen. Cat Burns also performs – before Ed Sheeran was allowed to sing his songs like “Shape of you” or his latest title “Bring me the horizon”.

How do the concert-goers get to the venue?

With local public transport The Veltins Arena is located at Rudi-Assauer-Platz 1 in Gelsenkirchen. If you want to travel by train or bus, you can get there via the Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof intermediate station. Tram 302, which stops there in the basement, also goes to the Veltins Arena. To do this, you need to go down the escalator. Visitors should board towards Gelsenkirchen-Buer. On days when important events take place, local transport company Bogestra uses “sufficient special trains,” according to the ticket vendor Eventim on its website. The tram is then on its way for about a quarter of an hour. The arrival stop at the stadium is also called Veltins Arena. However, Eventim advises people with “limited mobility” to get off one stop earlier – at Willy-Brandt-Allee. “Because this stop is barrier-free and only a little further from the arena,” says Eventim. Timetable information can be found in the Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr and in Bogestra.

By car For those arriving by car, take the A2 motorway via the Gelsenkirchen-Buer exit or the A42 via the Gelsenkirchen-Schalke exit to the Veltins Arena. The road to the stadium is signposted at intersections. On-site parking signs, which indicate free parking spaces, guide drivers to their local parking spaces. There are a total of 14,000 parking spaces. Parking at Adenauerallee and Willy-Brandt-Allee costs five euros.

By bike There are also a total of 600 bicycle parking spaces as FC Schalke 04 talks about its home stadium. “They are guarded and are located in front of Tunnel 1 and behind the East ticket office.”

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