LA-Based K-Pop Festival Postponed Over Coronavirus Concerns
A popular K-pop festival in Los Angeles has been postponed over growing fears of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) that has swept across Asia. The Korea Times Music Festival, which was set to take over the Hollywood Bowl on April 25, now faces an uncertain future and indefinite postponement. “It... Read more
TWICE To Keep Performance Schedule Amid Coronavirus Concerns
K-pop group TWICE will go forward with their upcoming concerts as planned despite ongoing concerns over the coronavirus sweeping parts of Asia. The all-girl group’s TWICE World Tour Finale performances in Seoul will go on March 7 and 9 as scheduled. However, due to safety concerns surrounding the coronavirus,... Read more
K-Pop Act Seventeen Cancel Tour Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
K-pop group Seventeen have canceled their upcoming Ode To You Tour over concerns of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The group’s agency, Pledis Entertainment, announced over the weekend that the tour would not go forward as planned due to health concerns over the virus. “Due to the on-going coronavirus outbreak,... Read more
BTS Takes Over Wednesday Best-Selling Events List
International sensation BTS took over the top 20 events on Wednesday, according to Ticket Club sales data. The K-pop group is preparing for their Map Of The Soul tour, following the release of Map Of The Soul: 7 later this month. BTS recently made some history as the first... Read more
BTS Fans Frustrated After Ticketmaster Shares New Presale Rules
K-Pop sensation BTS are back from their brief touring hiatus and are returning to the states for a North American tour this year. Now, ahead of the tour, Ticketmaster shared some new rules for fans trying to score presale ticket next week. Late last year, BTS’ management group, Big... Read more
K-Pop’s (G)I-DLE To Play First World Tour
Rising K-pop outfit (G)I-DLE have announced plans to embark on their first-ever world tour this spring. The girl group will invade more than 30 cities across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia as part of their I-Land: Who Am I Tour. They’ll launch the trek April 4 in Thailand... Read more
BTS Reveal 2020 ‘Map of the Soul’ World Tour Following Touring Hiatus
The boyband dominating the K-Pop industry, BTS, have announced Map of the Soul World Tour, which will hit nine stadiums across North America this spring. They’ll kick-off the trek with four dates in their native Seoul, South Korea at Olympic Stadium this April before heading overseas to North America.... Read more
Ateez Drops More Tour Dates After Selling-Out U.S. shows
The K-Pop group Ateez sold-out all of the U.S. dates on their 2019 tour, and now, they’re heading to arena-sized venues in 2020. Last year, the group sold-out small theaters like Los Angeles’ Globe Theater and Warsaw in Brooklyn. To meet the demand, the group announced another round of... Read more
Report: K-Pop, Hip-Hop Concerts Sell Most Single Tickets
Concerts tend to be a group experience, but a decent amount of people head to a show alone, depending on the genre. According to a report by Quartz, which received data from the secondary ticket marketplace Vivid Seats, hip-hop, K-pop, and alternative concertgoers have the highest average in terms... Read more
K-Pop’s Monsta X Reveal 2020 North American Tour
The K-pop stars of Monsta X are crossing North America this summer to support their first English language album. The 17-date tour kicks-off in early June at The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. From there, they’ll visit Chicago, Atlanta, Seattle, San Jose, and Toronto, making stops along the way at... Read more