Ed Sheeran’s Living Room Gig

September 22, 2017 - 6:15am

Ed Sheeran and The National were among over 1000 artists to play intimate gigs Wednesday as part of the worldwide benefit concert series Give A Home 2017.

Over 300 intimate gigs took place across 60 countries featuring 1,000 artists in 200 cities in 24 hours, with renowned and breaking artists alike playing in unusual gig spaces in aid of the refugee charity event, which was organized by Sofar Sounds and Amnesty International.

Sheeran was one of the more high-profile acts to play on the day, with the artist performing in the home of Holly Branson - daughter of Virgin entrepreneur Richard Branson - in Washington D.C.

The National, meanwhile, also performed in a living room, with their intimate show taking place in Edinburgh.

Other acts to perform across the day included Hot Chip, John Hopkins, Moby and Laura Mvula, while the likes of Emeli Sand, Nothing But Thieves and Jessie Ware also played for the cause.

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