Ed Sheeran will perform the NFL kick-off in the 2021 season. As part of the 2021 kick-off experience, he will perform in Tampa on September 9. The singer-songwriter will perform at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park in Tampa. Just before the first game of the season between the Dallas Cowboys and the defending champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Ed Sheeran at the NFL kick-off

NBC will air the performance of Ed Sheeran at the NFL kick-off. And through streaming on the NFL’s Facebook page, website, and NFL app. “I’m really excited,” Sheeran said on Friday. He announced the performance on NBC today. “It’s the first time I have made a real musical contribution to the NFL. I am a big fan of it. This is an important moment for me”.

According to his website, Sheeran does not currently schedule any tour dates. He recently released the single “Bad Habits” in June. He talked about the song with Apple Music and “find fun in music again.”

Sheeran’s performance will end the day of Kickoff Experience, which will open at noon and will provide football-themed interactive activities throughout the day. After Sheeran’s performance, a football game-watching party will be held in the park. Admission is free and open to the public first come first served. NFL OnePass app, which is expected to be launched soon, will provide access to the venue!


Tickets for the game itself are very hot. The Cowboys, which were always popular, came to town. Home fans excitedly celebrated their team’s first-ever home Super Bowl victory earlier this year. The admission price on TicketClub.com starts at $499 per seat above 300 levels, and the admission price for lower levels soars to over $1,000.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will start the season under the spotlight after finishing the season with a Super Bowl victory at home. The Buccaneers will face the Dallas Cowboys in the annual kickoff game on Thursday, September 9. Kickoff games usually feature the defending Super Bowl champion.

This game puts teams that are expected to be strong contenders in the playoffs against each other. After winning the Super Bowl LV, the Buccaneers retained almost all of the championship roster in order to win again. On the court, the Super Bowl LV MVP may face off with Cowboys quarterback Duck Prescott, who recovered from a broken ankle last year. Brady is the most decorated quarterback in NFL history and won his seventh Super Bowl ring after leading the Pirates to a second championship. The Buccaneers’ 17-game schedule will drop on Wednesday morning.

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Credits: Ticketnews.com; NFL Network