For North American followers of Okay-pop, live performance alternatives are sometimes few and much between. Things are getting a bit higher in 2019, although, and this yr is off to a vivid begin with a wide selection of artists planning to hit up the touring and pageant circuits in quite a lot of cities all through the primary half of the yr. Excitingly, this yr will likely be the primary time in three years that Okay-pop woman teams will likely be holding multi-city excursions. And it's not solely Okay-pop, however Korean hip-hop artists set to tour as properly.
While there’ll absolutely be extra excursions introduced within the coming weeks, listed here are simply a few of the upcoming reveals that includes acts from South Korea happening in North America this yr.
The “Really Really” quartet are kicking off 2019 with the Stateside leg of their Everywhere tour, only a few weeks after dropping their track “Millions.” The first time they’re touring within the U.S., their first present will happen on Tuesday in Seattle on the Paramount Theater. WINNER will then maintain reveals in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago and Toronto earlier than heading to New York for the ultimate present on the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.
Oh My Girl
Last yr noticed this seven-member group launch their duo of refreshing singles “Remember Me” and “Secret Garden,” and now they’re becoming a member of the large leagues by turning into the primary Okay-pop woman group to carry a tour within the U.S. since Apink did so in 2016. Oh My Girl will kick off their first U.S. tour on Jan. 18 in Atlanta, then head to Chicago, Houston, Indio, Calif., and San Jose earlier than the month’s finish.
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Fans of hip-hop will have the ability to catch a few of South Korea’s hottest artists, as Loopy, Nafla, Mommy Son, Nucksal and Deepflow maintain reveals in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, New York and Toronto on the finish of January and early February.
Simon Dominic, Gray, Loco, Woo and DJ Wegun of AOMG, Jay Park’s label, have two U.S. reveals on the finish of this month. The hip-hop and R&B crew will carry out in New York City at Terminal 5 on Jan. 24, then head to The Belasco in Los Angeles on Jan. 26. They'll be bookended by reveals in Toronto and Vancouver.
The duo, which rose to prominence after showing on the 2017 season of the favored Korean competitors sequence Produce 101, kick off their tour on Jan. 18 in Minneapolis then will head to Jersey City, Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles and San Jose. This often is the solely probability Stateside followers must see MXM as a pair, since Im Youngmin and Kim Donghyun are anticipated to be becoming a member of a boy band quickly with Brand New Music labelmates Lee Daehwi and Park Woojin, who have been till just lately a part of momentary boy band Wanna One.
One of probably the most extremely anticipated excursions of the yr, Red Velvet’s Redmare tour will kick off on Feb. eight in Los Angeles. The quintet will then head across the nation all through the remainder of the month as they take to Dallas, Miami, Chicago and Newark with a set record filled with hits, like "Bad Boy" and "Dumb Dumb."
The newly revamped boy band will warmth up some “Lonely Night”s in Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, and New York over the past week of February and begin of March.
The Girls’ Generation soloist will educate audiences concerning the subsequent leg of her profession along with her Lips on Lips "mini showcase" tour that begins in Toronto on March three. She then will head to New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, Seattle, Vancouver, San Francisco and Los Angeles all through the remainder of the month.
Coachella — BLACKPINK & Hyukoh
The well-liked woman group and the outstanding indie rockers will seem at each weekends of Coachella in April. BLACKPINK, the first-ever Okay-pop group to play Coachella, additionally just lately introduced that they’ll be touring in North America, however have but to announce any additional info or dates.
The boy band just lately introduced they’ll be heading to North America in April and May and can maintain reveals in Toronto, Jersey City, Dallas, San Francisco and Los Angeles.