The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, has long been hailed as one of the most iconic venues in the country, and on July 21st, it played host to a truly unforgettable evening with the one and only Ed Sheeran

If there's one thing that became clear during this remarkable evening, it's that Ed Sheeran's star continues to burn brightly, and his music has an unparalleled ability to unite...

 

Words by: Josh Trotter

Photos: Mark Surridge

 

The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, has long been hailed as one of the most iconic venues in the country, and on July 21st, it played host to a truly unforgettable evening with the one and only Ed Sheeran. With two dates scheduled for Music City, Ed chose the more intimate venue to play first. The talented singer-songwriter graced the historic stage, and from the moment he stepped foot under the spotlight, it was evident that the audience was in for a night they would never forget.

The night began with Ed accompanied by his band to play his latest release “-” (Subtract) from start to finish. Sheeran spoke to the crowd in between songs explaining what inspired him to write each song, with inspiration ranging from losing a close friend to his daily breakfast routine with his daughter. The second half of the show, named “Happy Hour” by Ed, was a total vibe change. The excitement in the air was palpable. As the lights dimmed, Ed Sheeran emerged, armed only with his acoustic guitar and a loop pedal. The simplicity of his setup only served to amplify the raw talent that lay within this musical genius. Without any elaborate theatrics or over-the-top production, Sheeran effortlessly captured the hearts of every individual in the audience.

The concert continued the solo portion with “The A Team,” a powerful anthem that set the tone for the rest of the evening. Sheeran’s distinctive voice resonated through the auditorium, carrying an emotional weight that could be felt in every corner of the room. The audience sang along passionately, creating an atmosphere of unity and connection that epitomized the power of music to bring people together.

Throughout the performance, Sheeran effortlessly switched between his guitar, loop pedal, and occasionally a piano, showcasing his remarkable versatility as an artist. With each song, he skillfully built layers of sound, creating the illusion of a full band accompanying him on stage. The precision and fluidity with which he utilized the loop pedal were nothing short of awe-inspiring, leaving the audience in a state of amazement.

The ambiance of The Ryman Auditorium further elevated the experience. Known for its exceptional acoustics and rich history, the venue seemed tailor-made for an artist like Ed Sheeran, allowing his voice and music to shine brightly without the need for extravagant stage effects. Every note he sang reverberated through the room, creating a deeply immersive experience that transcended the typical concert setting.

As the night drew to a close, Sheeran left the audience with a profound sense of gratitude and appreciation. Sheeran even shared two unreleased songs before walking out into the crowd to play his last song unplugged, using the colorful tones and amazing acoustics of the room to carry his vocals and guitar to the entire crowd.

In conclusion, Ed Sheeran’s performance at The Ryman Auditorium was an extraordinary showcase of talent, heart, and musical brilliance. His ability to captivate the audience with just his voice, guitar, and loop pedal was a testament to his artistry. The night was filled with moments of joy, nostalgia, and introspection, making it an experience that will be cherished by all who were fortunate enough to be in attendance.

If there’s one thing that became clear during this remarkable evening, it’s that Ed Sheeran’s star continues to burn brightly, and his music has an unparalleled ability to unite people from all walks of life. The Ryman Auditorium will forever hold the memory of this exceptional performance, and the fans who were there will carry the magic of the night in their hearts for years to come.

 

Ed Sheeran Setlist Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN, USA 2023, –

 

 

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