Keyword: Kpop Concerts In America 2012
TEAM H, composed of Jang Geunsuk and DJ Big Brother, is bringing "I Just Wanna Have Fun" to the United States.
The duo's tour includes two concerts in California, one in Los Angeles and the other in San Jose. This will be Jang Geunsuk's first time performing in the United States.
Team H was formed in 2012 to pursue his interest and talent in electronic music. After releasing 3 albums, Team H started its first tour in January 2013. The tour "I Just Wanna Have Fun," which was first held in Hiroshima, Japan, was successful and heldencore tours throughout South Korea, Asia, and America.
Although, mainly known as for his acting, Jang Geunsuk has had interest in music since he was young. He has released soundtracks of the dramas and films that he played including"Beethoven Virus," "You’re Beautiful," "Mary Stayed out All Night," and "You’re My Pet
Soompi Shop is glad to announce its new special! This time, it’s Korean American hip-hop artist Jay Park who will sign for you copies of his latest DVD, “New Breed Live in Seoul.” This DVD set contains two DVDs and a 60-page photobook. The first DVD will relive Jay Park’s first solo tour Encore Concert which took place on on August 18, 2012. The second DVD will take you behind the scenes with making-of films and also reveal Jay Park’s ten best live performances! For this exclusive deal, only 100 copies are available, so get yours now on Soompi Shop! This special will be shipped from Seoul promptly upon reception from the agency, likely within two weeks after the end of the sales period
The great team from K-Pop creative agency, DFSB Kollective, have unveiled the confirmed dates and venues for the third annual SEOULSONIC concert series.
This year’s tour titled, ROKNROAR 2K13 SEOULSONIC , will give fans the chance to see performances by Goonam (2012 Korean Music Awards : Modern Rock Album of the Year – Nominee), Lowdown 30 (2013 Korean Music Awards : Rock Album of the Year – Nominee), and No Brain (2007 Korean Music Awards : Band of the Year – Winner). As an added bonus, SEOULSONIC debutantes Galaxy Express (2K11) are slated to uncork the North American debut of their raucous rockumentary, ‘Turn It Up to 11 : Wild Days 2’ at CAAMfest (3/17/2013, 3/22/2013)
After a special preview for CAAMfest (formerly San Francisco International Asian-American Film Festival) via the inaugural San Francisco Music Matters Asia showcase (March 7th-8th), SEOULSONIC will rev up its rock n roll roadshow at America’s biggest music festival, SXSW South By Southwest (March 12th-17th) and Canada’s largest music festival, CMW Canadian Music Week (March 19th-22nd) with additional concert dates in Providence RI (March 23rd), New York City (March 28th/30th), San Diego (April 5th), and Los Angeles (April 6th)
10cm, made up of Kwon Jung-yeol and Yoon Cheol-jong, is probably best known for their 2010 hit single “Americano,” released a couple of months after the duo’s first release, aptly named The First EP. Since then, they’ve also released two full lengths, also appropriately titled 1.0 and 2.0 in 2011 and 2012, and are gearing up for a solo concert on the 23rd of February entitled Fine Thank You and You?, the same as the title song of 2.0. Most recently, the duo released The 2nd EP to coincide with their concert, providing five new tracks for listeners.
The EP starts off with with the vibrant “Oh Yeah,” which contains a funky melody and fast-paced piano accompaniment. A highlight is definitely Yoon Cheol-jong’s guitar break in the middle of the song that switches things up between returning to the upbeat vocals
BEAST, Cube Entertainment, Yoon Doojoon, Jang Hyunseung, Yong Junhyung, Yang Yoseob, Lee Gikwang, Son Dongwoon
BEAST a.k.a Boys of East Standing Tall, the first boy band of Cube Entertainment, started this year with an international tour titled "BEAUTIFUL SHOW" which was held in 12 different countries around Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. From the international concerts which started from Seoul on February 4th and ended in Thailand on May 26th, BEAST gained interests from all around the world as they prove their skills, endurance, and 3 years' experience after debut.
Throughout the concert, the six members of BEAST-Yoon Doojoon (leader, vocalist), Jang Hyunseung (lead dancer, vocalist), Yong Junhyung (rapper), Yang Yoseob (main vocalist), Lee Gikwang (main dancer, vocalist), and Son Dongwoon (youngest, vocalist)-performed their songs since debut days until the recent album of that time, Fiction and Fact
If there was any doubt that K-pop had a massive year in the Americas in 2012, it's officially been put to rest.
In an article listing the biggest concerts of the year compiled by The New York Times, 2NE1 and Big Bang were mentioned alongside Jay-z, The Rolling Stones, Mumford & Sons and Radiohead.
The U.S. newspaper of record said on Wednesday that this year was the year "K-pop arrived in the States".
"The arena shows were full of thousands of young, paying fans eager to see the girls of 2NE1 and the boys of BigBang, groups with zero American hits between them", Jon Caramanica of The Times wrote.
2NE1 toured the United States and Japan while Big Bang performed for fans in Asia, the Americas and Europe.
There was to be only one show in the United Kingdom, but a second night was penciled in to meet demand
It's that time of the year once again for fans in North America to prepare for the annual Korea Times Music Festival at Hollywood Bowl in California.
On December 27th local time, Korea Times revealed the official date for its 11th annual concert. In April 2012, the event celebrated its 10th anniversary, inviting artists such as Kim Kyungho, Lena Park, Lee Yong, Love & Peace, Arirang, MBLAQ, Im Taekyung, Brown Eyed Girls and more to perform.
This year, the official concert date for the 2013 concert has been announced for Saturday, April 27, 2013.
The lineup for the upcoming concert will be released in the next few months as the concert date draws near.
Who are you looking forward to watch perform this year?
Psy recently revealed a photo posing with American comedian Conan O’Brien on his Twitter. He tweeted:
along with @conanobrien…nice guy and tall. lol twitter.com/psy_oppa/statu…
— PSY (@psy_oppa) December 13, 2012
The uploaded photo showed Psy in a red stage costume while standing side by side the tall comedian. The photo seemed to be taken from the ‘Christmas in Washington 2012‘ concert, where both Psy and Conan O’Brien attended.
Source: Psy’s Twitter
Psy is set to perform at the ‘Christmas in Washington 2012‘ concert.
This annual concert will be held at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. on December 21st by American cable channel TNT.
Especially, the U.S. President and his wife are planned to attend the show.
Meanwhile, Psy’s agency YG Entertainment stated, “It is true that Psy will be the closing act for the ‘Christmas in Washington 2012′ concert, but we’re not 100% certain if he will have the opportunity to perform the ‘horse dance’ in front of the President and the First Lady. However, since they’re planning to attend, the probability that he will is very high.“