File Image: Ed Sheeran performs during the 2017 Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden in New York. Picture: Reuters

CAPE TOWN - SA event ticket seller Computicket crashed on Thursday morning after sales for British artist Ed Sheeran's South African tour opened to the general public. 

Computicket's website said online sales will be reopened at 10:30 unless the “situation changes”. Tickets are still, however, available at Shoprite and Checkers stores. 

“Public tickets have been placed on hold due to technical difficulties. We will advise as soon as the problem has been resolved,” Computicket tweeted at 08:30. 

“Thank you for your understanding.”

Computicket's website crashed on Thursday morning after sales for British megastar Ed Sheeran's SA tour opened.

Computicket said it suffered technical difficulties, but would reopen sales by 10:30.

Ticket prices

- Tickets at the FNB stadium will range from R455 to R1585 

- Tickets at the Cape Town stadium will range from R395 to R1360

The tour will be presented by AEG and Big Concerts.