S.M. Entertainment’s new 2017 concert will unite major K-Pop stars in South Korea after three years.
According to the performance industry, the music agency has confirmed their ensemble concert SMTOWN LIVE to be held at Seoul World Cup Stadium on July 8, 2017. The fifth concert series was held in Japan last year but it has been three years since they actually hosted the fourth tour in South Korea back in 2014.
Since their first tour in 2008, SMTOWN LIVE was held in major cities including Seoul, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Tokyo and Beijing and had proved successful. In 2011, the tour visited Europe for the first time among Korean artists and sold out tickets in 15 minutes in Paris, France. S.M. Entertainment has a number of leading K-Pop artists like BoA, TVXQ!, Super Junior, Girls’ Generation, SHINee and EXO, and their popularity is rising every year.
The most impressive stage is the collaboration between groups and solos that can only be seen in the SMTOWN concert. 2014 SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR in SEOUL had 75 artists performing for over five hours. Artists like BoA, f(x), Girls’ Generation, Red Velvet, EXO, SHINee, Super Junior, TVXQ!, SM Rookies, Lee Dong Woo and J-Min had a great time with their fans.
The official line-up for the show this year hasn’t been revealed but it is expected that the young boyband of S.M. Entertainment, NCT will join their labelmates for the concert. TVXQ!’s U-Know Yunho will be discharged from the military this April 20 and will continue to perform his activities as a singer on stage in the later half of the year.
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Translation by / Judith (All About Cassiopeia)
Originally published at 일간스포츠 here.