Musician Ed Sheeran announces Winnipeg summer tour date

Less than 24 hours after performing his platinum single "Thinking Out Loud" at the Grammys, Brit pop-rocker Ed Sheeran has announced a string of Canadian tour dates for the summer of 2015 — including a stop in Winnipeg.

British pop-rock singer to play Winnipeg's MTS Centre June 12

British singer Ed Sheeran gives an interview after a concert in the panorama restaurant on Germany's highest mountain the Zugspitze mountain close to Grainau, Germany, Monday Dec. 15, 2014. He will be performing in Winnipeg June 12 at the MTS Centre. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/Associated Press)

Less than 24 hours after performing his platinum single "Thinking Out Loud" at the Grammys, Brit pop-rocker Ed Sheeran has announced a string of Canadian tour dates for the summer of 2015 — including a stop in Winnipeg.

Sheeran, who walked away empty-handed Sunday night despite three Grammy nods, is slated to play Winnipeg's MTS Centre June 12. 

Tickets range from $69.50 to $86. Pre-sale opens Feb. 23 at 10 a.m., while regular ticket sales open to the public Feb. 27 at 10 a.m.

Sheeran was last here in 2013 when he opened for Taylor Swift at Investors Group Field on the University of Manitoba campus.

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