Don’t you love the stress that comes with refreshing the tab multiple times in hopes of buying tickets to a concert of your favorite band? Whew! Whether or not you do, there are multiple opportunities for you to hopefully snatch some tickets to these K-pop tours coming to America in the spring and summer of 2019. Although some are sadly sold out, there is always a next time, so do not be too down!
BLACKPINK announced in February that they are having a 2019 world tour sponsored by KIA. BLACKPINK is a four-member girl group—Jennie, Rose, Lisa, and Jisoo—under YG Entertainment. The North American part of the tour includes Los Angeles, Chicago, Hamilton, Newark, Atlanta, and Fort Worth. The demand was so great that two shows were added—one in Fort Worth and one in Newark!
SF9 is a boy group formed under FNC Entertainment consisting of nine members: Youngbin, Inseong, Jaeyoon, Dawon, Zuho, Rowoon, Taeyang, Hwiyoung, and Chani. They announced their USA–Europe tour in February 2019 with U.S. dates in Chicago, New York, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.
NCT, specifically NCT 127, is holding their world tour named Neo City: USA — The Origin. The dates range from April–May 2019. For more information about NCT, check out The K-Pop Guidebook to NCT’s Concept. The North America porton of the tour will include New Jersey, Atlanta, Miami, Dallas, Phoenix, Houston, Chicago, San Jose, Los Angeles, and there’s potential for many more!
VAV is a boy group under A Team Entertainment with seven members: St.Van, Baron, ACE, Ayno, Jacob, Lou, and Ziu. At the end of April and beginning of May, they are coming to Jersey City, Dallas, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
The nine-member boy group under JYP Entertainment, Stray Kids, are holding their Unveil Tour in USA in mid-May 2019. Bang Chan, Woojin, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N. will be coming to Newark, Los Angeles, and Houston!
Up10tion will be visiting six different cities on their Laberinto Tour in early June 2019, and four of those cities are in the United States! Eight of the group’s ten members: Jinhoo, Kuhn, Kogyeol, Bitto, Sunyoul, Gyujin, Hwanhee, and Xiao will be touring in New Jersey, California, Texas, and Hawaii. (Wei and Wooshin are unable to attend due to their personal schedules.) Get excited!
In mid-late July 2019, JYP Entertainment’s Twice, comes to the U.S.! Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu have stops in Los Angeles, Mexico City, Newark, and Chicago on their 2019 world tour!
Lastly, the latest K-pop tour of the summer coming to America is Monsta X’s 2019 world tour, We Are Here. Monsta X is a boy group under Starship Entertainment composed of seven members: Shownu, Wonho, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Joohoney, and I.M. They will be coming to the U.S in late July and early August, visiting Mexico City, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
So, enjoy the spring and summer seasons with these upcoming concerts! Grab some tickets, grab a friend, and listen to some amazing LIVE K-pop music!
Cover Image: NCT 127 (SM Entertainment)
Written by Catherine Tai