Concert tickets? Check.
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Excited to see Ed Sheeran perform live in front of all his fans? Check.
Fans are getting ready to see Ed Sheeran this weekend, when he returns to Gillette Stadium on Friday and Saturday.
On Friday morning, Gillette Stadium announced that John Mayer will replace Khalid as the opener for Friday’s show before Little Big Town does the following for Saturday’s show.
Shows start at 6 pm, with parking lots scheduled to open at 2 pm Gates will open at 4 pm
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Gillette Stadium officials are reminding concert attendees to allow plenty of time to travel to the venue.
“The Friday concert will coincide with commuter traffic, so please plan accordingly,” Gillette Stadium said in a statement. “Traffic restrictions will be in place on local roads before and after each show. Fans who use local roads will experience delays in arrival time due to road closures that are not captured by traffic and navigation apps. Fans must use I-95, I-495 or Route 140 to access Route 1 and Gillette Stadium.”
Gillette Stadium offers general parking for all ticket holders. General parking is located on the opposite side of Route 1 from the stadium and is included in the price of the event ticket. A parking pass is not required for general parking.
For ticketholders wishing to park on the stadium side of Route 1, prepaid parking passes are available for $50. In order to purchase a prepaid parking pass, ticketholders must use the same email address that their event tickets are associated with. Ticketholders may only purchase one prepaid parking pass per account per event. Prepaid parking passes are limited and are subject to availability.
Oversized vehicle parking is located in Lot 52, accessible from P10 North and P10 South from the north and south respectively, and is included in the price of the event ticket. ADA parking will be accessible from P1 when traveling from the north and P7 when traveling from the south. For more parking information, visit gillettestadium.com/parking/.
The MBTA Commuter Rail and Keolis are providing round-trip, special event train service from both Boston and Providence for the Saturday, July 1 show. Tickets for the Boston special event train are sold out and a limited number of $20 round-trip tickets for the Providence special event train are on sale now exclusively via the mTicket app.
Tickets must be purchased prior to boarding the event train. All passengers, including children 11 and under, must have a ticket to board the train. These are special event trains and ticket sales will be stopped once the maximum capacity is reached. Regular Commuter Rail tickets and passes are not valid for special event trains.
There will be no special event train service available for the Friday, June 30 show. Guests choosing to travel to Gillette Stadium for the Friday, June 30 show via the regularly scheduled Foxboro Station weekday Commuter Rail service should note that the last weekday Commuter Rail train departs for Boston at 10:20 pm
When the gates open at 4 pm, fans can enter through the Bank of America, CVS Health and Ticketmaster Gates for this event, and fans with field seats should enter via the Enel Plaza only. ADA entry is available through the Ticketmaster Gate on the east and Bank of America Gate on the west. Gillette Stadium provides two dedicated ADA elevators for guests needing additional accommodations and requiring elevator access: one on the east side of the stadium at the Ticketmaster Gate, and one on the west side of the stadium at the W1 entrance. Club and suite ticketholders should enter via the E1, E2, W1, W2, W3 or W4 entrances. A full stadium map and seating chart is available at gillettestadium.com/generalseating-chart/.
There is also a clear bag policy in effect, officials said. Fans attending concerts are reminded that bags larger than a small wristlet or handheld wallet will not be allowed inside Gillette Stadium, per the venue’s clear bag policy, which is in effect at all ticketed events. If carrying a bag into the stadium is necessary, there are three options: a clear plastic bag the size of a one-gallon Ziploc bag, a clear plastic vinyl or PVC bag that does not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12,” or a small wristlet or handheld wallet not exceeding 4.5″ x 6.5″.
Bags larger than the permitted size, including purses, shoulder bags and backpacks, will not be allowed inside Gillette Stadium and will not be held or stored by the venue, officials said. These items must be returned to a vehicle before entering the stadium. For more information on the clear bag policy, visit gillettestadium.com/bagpolicy/.
Prohibited items inside the stadium include: GoPro/video cameras, tripods/monopods, professional cameras and cameras with detachable lenses, selfie sticks, strollers, backpacks, lasers, umbrellas, outside food and beverage, balloons, beach balls, noisemakers and any items deemed dangerous and/or inappropriate by stage management. Polaroid cameras and portable phone chargers are permitted. Signs are permitted but they cannot be larger than 11″ x 17″. Lights and battery packs are not permitted on signage, clothing or any other objects. Stadium and artist management reserve the right to prohibit signs or banners due to message content, officials said.
Regarding ticketing, tickets are digital and accessible via mobile devices. Fans can access and manage mobile tickets via the Gillette Stadium app which is available on the App Store (for iPhone users) and Google Play Store (for Android users). Gillette Stadium officials strongly encourage guests to add their mobile tickets to their Apple Wallet or Google Pay prior to arriving at the stadium gates to beat busy network connections and for easy entry into the venue. Additional information on mobile ticketing can be found at gillettestadium.com/tickets/mobile/.
Ticketmaster is the official ticket vendor for all Gillette Stadium events. Gillette Stadium officials want to remind fans that all tickets purchased through secondary markets are at risk of being invalid counterfeit tickets. If fans are not purchasing tickets through an authorized seller, they should ensure they are purchasing tickets via a website or person they trust.
“The Gillette Stadium Ticket Office is unable to confirm the validity of tickets prior to entry into the stadium on the specific event date,” officials said.
For more ticketing information, visit gillettestadium.com/tickets/.
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