Attending a music show has always been a K-Pop fan’s dream. Imagine having the chance to see not 1, not 2, but at least 5 or more groups perform in front of you. Now, it’s time to fulfill your wish.
KBS’ “Music Bank” will be having their first overseas show in 2 years, and it will be held in our neighbouring country – Singapore. The announcement was made by the broadcasting channel on Friday (28th April).
Aside from having former hosts Red Velvet’s Irene and actor Park Bo Gum host the show, the festival will see a plethora of K-Pop artistes put on a show for their fans. Confirmed groups include SHINee, CNBLUE, BTS, MAMAMOO, and of course, Red Velvet. More artistes will be announced in the coming weeks.
Event details are as follows:
- Date: 4th August (Friday)
- Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre
The Singapore edition of the show will be broadcast on KBS 2TV and its global channel KBS World at the end of August.
“Music Bank” will also bring its global tour to Jakarta, Indonesia, although the date and venue hasn’t been announced.
The “Music Bank World Tour” first kicked off in 2011 in Tokyo. It has also been held in cities like Paris, Hong Kong, Viña del Mar, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City, and Hanoi. Stars like TVXQ, SNSD Girls’ Generation, KARA, 2PM, BEAST (now known as Highlight), 4Minute, Wonder Girls, INFINITE, and more have attended the previous editions.
KBS also revealed that the previous overseas concerts have attracted more than 180,000 K-Pop fans.
Source: Yonhap News.