Five things to make you happier for Ed Sheeran's + - = ÷ x India Tour

Five things to make you happier for Ed Sheeran's + - = ÷ x India Tour

Dive into a unique musical journey as Ed Sheeran's + - = ÷ x tour arrives in India.

Ed Sheeran

Mumbai: To all the ‘Beautiful People’ out there, get ready to witness one of the biggest international artists with some of the most iconic chart-topping songs next month! Immerse yourself in a musical journey like never before as Ed Sheeran’s + - = ÷ x Tour lands in India, brought by BookMyShow Live, the live entertainment experiential division of BookMyShow as promoters.

The Mahalaxmi Racecourse is set to undergo a remarkable transformation, transitioning from the vibrant hues and cultural motifs of Lollapalooza India 2024 at the end of January to an unprecedented production marvel, never seen before in India. A colossal stadium-like set-up will be erected, encircling a massive 360-degree revolving stage that will certainly send ‘Shivers’ up your spine! This tour is more than just a concert — it’s a sonic adventure.

Not to mention, on popular demand, BookMyShow, India’s leading entertainment destination has opened up a few more seats for the biggest-ever concert India has seen; grab them here before they run out! We’re ‘Thinking Out Loud’ and you cannot miss this ‘Perfect’ opportunity!

1.  A soul-stirring prelude to the main act!

Before the main act unfolds, prepare to be serenaded by the soulful melodies of none other than critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, Prateek Kuhad. With a fanbase that spans across continents and a repertoire that tugs at heartstrings, Kuhad's music has a way of weaving itself into the very fabric of your soul. From the melodious strums of ’cold/mess’, a poignant reflection on love and longing that has resonated with audiences worldwide, to the introspective beauty of ’Tum Jab Paas’, Kuhad's songs evoke a myriad of emotions, each note carrying the weight of a thousand memories.

His soul-stirring melodies set the perfect tone for the evening, laying the groundwork for an unforgettable night of music. Following Kuhad's performance, audiences can look forward to the soulful pop artist Calum Scott's opening act featuring his hits like ‘You Are The Reason’ and ‘Where Are You Now’.

2.  Dig deep into Ed Sheeran’s legacy

It's not just the catchy hits that define Sheeran's legacy. Drawing back to life, the symbols are told to have a strong attachment to the different phases of Ed’s life and career and they interconnect, just as they do in mathematics, narrating the highs and lows we encounter. With songs like ‘Thinking Out Loud’, ’Castle on the Hill’ and ’Photograph’, he has carved out a niche as a master storyteller, weaving tales of love, loss and everything in between with an honesty and vulnerability that resonates deeply with audiences.

During his two-hour-long concert, Sheeran will draw from all of his albums since 2011, including + (Plus), = (Equals), ÷ (Divide), X (Multiply) and the new album - (Subtract). Fans can expect to be treated to a diverse array of hits spanning his illustrious career, with each song carrying the hallmark of Sheeran's talent and boundless creativity. And if that wasn't enough, Sheeran will also include ‘Blow’ from his 2019 masterpiece album ‘No. 6 Collaborations Project’, ensuring that every moment of the evening is filled with excitement and anticipation.

3.  A 360-degree immersive concert experience

Brace yourselves for a night that will redefine the very essence of live entertainment! In a historic first for the Indian live music industry, BookMyShow Live, the live entertainment division of BookMyShow, is set to create an unparalleled experience right in the heart of Mumbai transforming Mahalaxmi Racecourse into a monumental stadium-style set-up for the Indian leg of the Ed Sheeran’s + - = ÷ x Tour on 16 March, 2024.

The highlight of this extraordinary production is the introduction of a 360-degree circular and revolving stage with a cutting-edge production set-up that will captivate Indian audiences in an experience never witnessed on Indian soil thus far. As a constellation of a state-of-the-art sound system and immersive visual displays orbit the stage, the giant circular ‘halo screen’ positioned in the centre of the stage will add to the striking play of light, sound and visual aesthetic offering a truly immersive experience. Surrounded by four massive towers acting as a dedicated stage for each band member along with Ed Sheeran, who will perform from the central stage accompanied by two-way LED screens streaming the live performance suspended from the four towers, music and visuals will reach every corner of the venue with unmatched clarity and heightened visibility, transcending conventional concert experiences.

4.   Enjoy an unparallel-ED experience

An engineering marvel, the 360-degree circular, revolving stage will be an unmissable sight with its unique design making every view, the best one in the house, giving a wholesome view of the concert across its entire duration! Ed Sheeran will be visible from all angles and every spot in the venue, ensuring that no view is a bad view.

The evening also offers top-notch consumer experience by BookMyShow Live with the chance to secure an elevated view from the stadium-style decks to get the best ‘Photograph’ of the man himself. Each deck comes with an exclusive ecosystem of curated F&B experiences with a gastronomic journey where soul food and soul music ‘Collide’.

5.   Exciting merchandise awaits!

Experience the magic of Ed Sheeran's + - = ÷ x Tour and cherish the memories forever by exploring the array of merchandise available at the merch store during the concert. From stylish hoodies to cool t-shirts, caps, tote bags and a variety of trendy accessories, there's something for every fan to take home! Whether it's a vinyl to spin on your record player or a hoodie to wear as a reminder of the unforgettable night, the merchandise offers a tangible way to commemorate the experience and keep the excitement alive long after the concert ends.