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Ed Sheeran cancels Jakarta concert following accident

Ni Nyoman Wira
Ni Nyoman Wira

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Thu, October 26, 2017  /  06:15 pm
Ed Sheeran cancels Jakarta concert following accident

Ed Sheeran performs on stage at Barclays Center of Brooklyn in New York, US, on Sept. 30. (Agence France-Presse/Ilya S. Savenok)

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has canceled a performance in Jakarta after postponing some of his Asian tour dates following a cycling accident in London.

On his website, the singer of “Shape of You” has published a list of shows that have been rescheduled or canceled. The list includes performances in Manila and in Japan's Osaka and Tokyo, which have been rescheduled to April 8 (Manila), April 11 (Osaka) and April 13-14 (Tokyo).

“Despite best efforts, due to scheduling conflicts and limited venue availability in April 2018, he has been forced to cancel his tour dates in Taipei, Seoul, Hong Kong and Jakarta,” read the announcement.

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Sheeran was scheduled to entertain his fans in Taipei Nangang Exhibition in Taiwan on Oct. 22, Seoul's Olympic Park in South Korea on Oct. 29, AsiaWorld-Expo Arena in Hong Kong on Nov. 4-5, and ICE in BSD, Tangerang, Banten, on Nov. 9.

The singer will kick off his Asian tour on Nov. 11 in Singapore, and all of his shows in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Mumbai in India and Dubai will go ahead as planned. (kes)

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