Sheeran Mania! Excited fans queue up for second Chantry Park concert
PUBLISHED: 16:02 24 August 2019 | UPDATED: 16:08 24 August 2019
Thousands of Ed Sheeran enthusiasts have begun to queue up for the second of his four concerts at Chantry Park.
More than 40,000 tickets holders showed up last night to see the Framlingham native perform for nearly two hours at his first homecoming gig.
News of the first night has hyped up an already excited fan base who are going to the sold out concert.
Organisers had advised concert goers to arrive early to avoid the worst queues and traffic and many have turned up to enjoy the summer sun in anticipation of the big night.
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The singer-songwriter is due on stage at 8.30pm but music fans will have the chance to watch talented Ipswich-based singer, Bessie Turner before superstar Passenger and Lowestoft band The Darkness.
There are also a raft of bars and food outlets serving tasty burgers, pizzas, chips and vegetarian options.
There were also long queues outside of the pop up merchandise shop in Buttermarket which is begin run by local clothing brad Hoax.
Specially designed T-shirt and other items of clothing are being sold including a special Ipswich Town shirt with Sheeran's Divide branding on the front.
The Suffolk superstar is due to play two more concerts tomorrow and on bank holiday Monday.
For all the info on tonight's concert at Chantry park follow our live blog here.