By Breia Brissey
Updated September 24, 2012 at 02:00 PM EDT
Credit: Dan Curwin

Breakout British folkie/T-Swift’s favorite ginger duet partner Ed Sheeran is bringing his A Team to the U.S. with his biggest headlining tour to date.

The 18-city trek kicks off on Jan. 17 at the House of Blues in Houston, and includes stops at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall and the Hollywood Palladium. Sheeran’s current road trip—VH1’s You Oughta Know Tour, which continues through mid-October—is already fully sold out, with many shows being moved to larger venues.

Sheeran will also appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Oct. 4 to perform his current single, “The A Team,” currently climbing the charts (it also has more than 43 million views on YouTube).

Fans will get even more of Sheeran when Taylor Swift’s new album, Red, arrives Oct. 22.

But for now, check out this exclusive video of Sheeran performing his percussive “You Need Me, I Don’t Need You” live at London’s Shepard’s Bush Empire, and find the tour’s full itinerary after the jump:

Here’s the full schedule:


17 Houston, TX House of Blues

18 Dallas, TX The Palladium Ballroom

19 Austin, TX Stubbs Bar-B-Q

22 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium

24 Detroit, MI The Fillmore Detroit

25 Cincinnati, OH Bogart’s

26 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room

28 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE

29 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live

30 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall


1 Louisville, KY Palace Theatre

2 St. Louis, MO The Pageant

3 Kansas City, MO The Midland

5 Broomfield, CO 1st Bank Center

6 Magna, UT Great Salt Air

9 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Palladium

12 San Diego, CA Spreckels Theatre

13 Tempe, AZ The Marquee

14 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre

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