The Ukraine band Antytila are big fans of Ed Sheeran.

They wanted to play with him live from Kyiv at his benefit concert.

Ed Sheeran responded to the band’s message, sending them lots of love.

“I just wanted to say to all Ukrainians, I love you, I stand with you,” he said.

“I’m so proud to be playing this fundraising even next week,” he added.

However, the band later revealed that they were told they could not perform.

The said that they were “denied a place” because they were wearing helmets and holding arms.

The band issued a statement saying, “We’re musicians. Helmets, body armour are temporary.”

Fans are disappointed they won’t get to perform but they have made many fans from around the world!