Rock in Rio Lisbon is set to mark its extraordinary 20th anniversary in June 2024, and the excitement is already building with the announcement of its first headliner: the iconic Ed Sheeran.

As Europe’s hub for colossal music festivals, Rock In Rio has been a driving force in shaping the global festival landscape for four decades. This landmark celebration will take place in a brand-new venue, the state-of-the-art Parque Tejo Lisboa, promising attendees an even more immersive and unforgettable experience over two weekends, from June 15-16 and June 22-23, 2024.

Since its debut in Lisbon in 2004, Rock in Rio Lisboa has been a hub of stories and memories, attracting 3 million visitors across 9 editions. To be a headliner at Rock In Rio is a significant honor, and the first artist to grace this prestigious stage in 2024 is the unparalleled English singer-songwriter, Ed Sheeran. Returning after a decade since his debut on the Main Stage in Portugal, Ed will captivate the audience on June 16, 2024, with his raw emotion, undeniable charm, and chart-topping hits like “Shape of You,” “Bad Habits,” “Thinking Out Loud,” and many more.

Ed Sheeran has sold over 150 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. His music resonates across continents, making him not just a musician but a symbol of the 21st century. Fresh from sold-out stadium shows globally, his performance at Rock In Rio Lisbon is one of the few headline shows announced for Ed in 2024, promising a historic moment that will draw fans from far and wide to Portugal’s capital city.

Rock in Rio Lisbon takes place on 15, 16, 22 and 23 June 2024. Tickets will be available via: