Ed Sheeran to play charity gig in lucky fan’s home
Music star Ed Sheeran will play a gig in the front room of one of his fans to raise money and awareness for the world’s refugees.
The Galway Girl singer has joined a list of illustrious names to sign up for the Amnesty International initiative.
Irish musician Hozier will play a gig in the home of one of his lucky Dublin fans, while Imelda May will treat one of her London fans to a home visit.
Moby, Hot Chip, The Jezabels, Rudimental and KT Tunstall are just some of the other stars to take part in the scheme.
SoFar Sounds is an organisation that brings musicians up close to their fans by performing intimate gigs in their homes.
They have joined forces with human rights charity Amnesty International to bring more than 300 music gigs into the homes of fans across more than 60 countries on 21 September.
Sheeran will be part way through his US east coast tour at that time, so it is expected that one of his Washington DC fans will have the honour of him coming to sing for them in their front room.
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