G-Dragon of K-pop band BIGBANG will hold solo concerts in five European cities in September as part of his on-going overseas concert tour, his agency said Monday.
British cities, London and Birmingham, as well as Paris, Amsterdam and Berlin were added to the list of destinations for his on-going solo tour, ACT III, M.O.T.T.E, which encompasses nine Asian cities, eight cities in North America, three Japanese cities and four Oceanic cities, according to YG Entertainment.
The European portion will be in September and mark the first time the 29-year-old singer will stage a solo performance in Europe, according to the agency.
“G-Dragon has earned his name in various European countries through his past visits to global fashion weeks and other events in the region,” the agency noted.
G-Dragon released his latest solo EP album “Kwon Ji Yong” on June 8.
Source: Yonhap News
YG’s announcement and Tweets from the different European promoters:
— YG FAMILY (@ygent_official) June 26, 2017
HUGE NEWS! Iconic KPOP superstar & leader of BIGBANG, G-DRAGON, brings his 2017 World Tour to our arena this Sep!
Presale 10am Thursday 🙌 pic.twitter.com/45iatz5yX4
— Genting Arena (@GentingArena) June 26, 2017
— Ziggo Dome (@ZiggoDome) June 26, 2017
— AXS_UK (@AXS_UK) June 26, 2017
— Paris Is Our Seoul (@ParisisourSeoul) June 26, 2017
VIP package ticketing info for European locations:
Earlier this year, YG Entertainment announced that G-Dragon would be working on a new album, along with an announcement of a new world tour. ‘ACT II: Motte‘ is his second world tour which kicked off in Seoul on the 10th of June. His first world tour ‘ONE OF A KIND‘ back in 2013 attracted over 570,000 fans in 13 cities, 8 countries and 27 shows.
However, G-Dragon recently made announcements regarding additional dates for his second tour. The new dates in September will include Europe! The cities include: Birmingham (UK), London (UK), Amsterdam (Holland/The Netherlands), Paris (France) as well as Berlin (Germany).
The UK has previously been recognised by YG Entertainment, such as the BIGBANG Alive Tour Concert which took place in 2012. Also, YG Entertainment’s Lydia Paek has previously gave UnitedKpop a shoutout in 2012 at the Academy of Heroes talent search.
The European tour will be presented by YG Entertainment along with Live Nation, Galaxy Entertainment and YS Entertainment. G-Dragon’s European tour will debut in Birmingham (UK) on the 23rd of September.
G-DRAGON Tour Dates
|September 23||Birmingham, UK||Genting Arena, Resorts World|
|September 24||London, UK||The SSE Arena, Wembley|
|September 26||Amsterdam, NL||Ziggo Dome|
|September 28||Paris, FR||AccorHotels Arena|
|September 30||Berlin, DE||Mercedes-Benz Arena|
Tickets for the London, Paris (TBC), Berlin and Amsterdam will be on sale on the 30th of June from 10AM and will be made to purchase via the Live Nation website. There will also be a Live Nation Presale on the 29th of June from 10AM. You can register for pre-sale access via the Live Nation website here. Additionally, there will also be exclusive VIP packages available via Live Nation which can be accessed here.
For more details for the following concert dates, please follow the link here.
Source: as tagged, @_BBmusic, unitedkpop.com, Live Nation Europe