Thousands of Fans Were Late To Ed Sheeran’s Show Due To Parking Snafu Thousands of Fans Were Late To Ed Sheeran’s Show Due To Parking Snafu
Fans waited up to four hours in a parking queue while trying to get into an Ed Sheeran concert in Milwaukee, Wisconsin yesterday. The... Thousands of Fans Were Late To Ed Sheeran’s Show Due To Parking Snafu

Fans waited up to four hours in a parking queue while trying to get into an Ed Sheeran concert in Milwaukee, Wisconsin yesterday.

The concert, which took place at Miller Park, did not have an easy parking plan in place for the expected 40,000 fans. Concertgoers were stuck in bumper to bumper traffic, waiting up to an hour to move less than a mile. While some were lucky enough to make it to the show on time, others missed part of Sheeran’s set.

Since the congestion was so bad, the Milwaukee VA Medical Center said that its police department let around 500 fans park in its lot for a one-time basis to “keep traffic flowing.”

While some fans were lucky enough to make it to the show on time, thousands were late and missed part of his set. The concertgoers took to Twitter to explain their experiences.

The Brewers responded to the parking situation today.

“We are aware that there was significant congestion on several major routes as people traveled to Miller Park last night, and the process of moving cars into the lots was slower than anticipated,” Tyler Barnes, vice president of communications for the Brewers, told the Journal Sentinel via email.

“Our goal is to always provide the best fan experience possible and for many fans last night, we did not deliver,” Barnes said. “There are several factors related to hosting a concert that are different than a baseball game that created challenges. Regardless, we need to do better and we apologize for the inconvenience.”

Sheeran is due to play next in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, followed by shows in New Orleans, Houston, Tampa, and Atlanta before heading to South America, Africa, Asia, and Europe. The trek will wrap-up in the UK on August 26, 2019.

Visit Ticket Club to find tickets to see Sheeran on tour through 2019.

Olivia Perreault Deputy Editor

Olivia Perreault is the Deputy Editor for TicketNews. She is a graduate of The University of Rhode Island and holds a BA in journalism. As an avid concert junkie, she's been to hundreds of concerts and freelances for multiple online publications, including her music blog, found at OliviaGPerreault.com. Reach Olivia via email at [email protected]