Ed Sheeran announces second support act for Ipswich gigs

Lewis Capaldi has been announced as the latest support act for Ed Sheeran's Ipswich gigs Picture: YU

Lewis Capaldi has been announced as the latest support act for Ed Sheeran's Ipswich gigs Picture: YUI MOK/PA WIRE - Credit: PA

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has announced that a second act will be joining him for his Divide tour when it heads to Ipswich this summer.

Brit Award-nominated artist Lewis Capaldi will be joining Ed for two of the four dates at Chantry Park.

The singer, who is the distant relative of Scottish actor Peter Capaldi, secured a UK top 10 single in 2018 with his song ‘Someone You Loved’.

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The music video for the song featured his relative, who is best known for playing the 12th incarnation of The Doctor in Doctor Who.

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The announcement of Lewis Capaldi’s addition to the tour came on the Framlingham singer’s Instagram page.

Ed wrote: “Hello all, @lewiscapaldi is opening up Ipswich and Leeds shows, yay. See you all there x”

Lewis Capaldi joins Lowestoft band The Darkness who had previously been announced for the tour.

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