London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Unsuk Chin and Donghoon Shin Barbican performances

Unsuk Chin has music featured in two of the London Symphony Orchestra’s Spring season concerts; and in the second of those concerts we will be treated to a UK premiere of Donghoon Shin’s Cello Concerto: Thursday 14 March, 7pm: Beethoven and Unsuk Chin Prepare for the unexpected in Beethoven’s most surprising symphony, and Unsuk Chin’s … [Read More]

Sun-mi Hong plays at the Vortex

Sun-Mi Hong makes two appearances at the Vortex this month, first as part of a quartet led by Ant Law and Alex Hitchcock – with whom she collaborated for the first time at K-Music 2022 – and then at the end of the month leading her own quintet: 2 March: Same Moon in the Same … [Read More]

Wave to Earth UK tour

Based in Seoul ‘Wave to Earth’ is a three-member band consisting of singer-songwriter Daniel Kim, drummer Dong Kyu Shin, and bassist John Cha. ‘Wave to Earth’ produces indie pop with a lo-fi sound based on jazz drumming, creating a unique sense of the seasons and a dreamy atmosphere in the music. With the primary motto … [Read More]

iKON play the Troxy

K-POP boy group iKON is coming to London iKON, active since their debut in 2015 and enjoying worldwide popularity, will have their first concert in London in March 2024. Known for their intense sound and unique emotional music, iKON creates exhilarating stages with their exceptional live skills and a distinctive HIP performance style. Therefore, their … [Read More]

Peggy Gou plays Gunnersbury Park

Peggy Gou will play her biggest London show to date in Gunnersbury Park on Saturday August 17th 2024! She’ll be joined by Mochakk, Lsdxoxo, Sally C and Hiver for one of the most anticipated electronic live shows in the capital this summer. You can also catch her in Manchester’s Parklife festival on 8th June. Gunnersbury … [Read More]

Jambinai play Dingwalls, Camden

Jambinai present Korean traditional music in a new and innovative way, with their ground-breaking post-rock sound that combines folk, metal, jazz and ambient electronic elements in a mix of traditional Korean and modern instruments. With their huge following they have wowed stages at major rock festivals, including Glastonbury and Robert Smith’s Meltdown. Their third Bella … [Read More]

Stray Kids play BST Hyde Park 2024

Stray Kids are coming to London for a UK exclusive performance at the American Express BST Hyde Park on Sunday 14 July 2024. After the success of BlackPink’s BST performance last year, it comes as no surprise that there’s another Kpop act headlining this year. After their first London performance in 2019 at the Brixton … [Read More]

Hera Hyesang Park and Bretton Brown at Milton Court

Soprano Hera Hyesang Park and pianist Bretton Brown give a recital that celebrates Park’s Korean heritage, finding parallels and contrasts between western repertoire and Korean art and folk-song. In weaving together western classical music and Korean art songs and folk-song arrangements, Park and Brown find the common threads that unite different cultures. A Korean Boat … [Read More]

ITZY “Born to Be” tour in London

This is, we think, ITZY’s first performance in London. JYP’s girl band consists of Yeji, Ryujin, Chaeryeong and Yuna, with a fifth member, Lia, currently taking a break. Their most recent album, released this month, is Born to Be, which gives the title to their world tour that begins in Seoul on 24 February. [Read More]

STAYC Teenfresh tour at the Troxy

WITHs in LONDON! Get ready to be enchanted by the whimsical charm of STAYC, South Korea’s dynamic girl group, as they embark on their very first world tour. Brace yourselves for the magical spectacle of the “2024 STAYC 1ST WORLD TOUR [TEENFRESH] in LONDON,” happening at Troxy on March 3rd, 2024. These six darlings are … [Read More]

0WAVE play the Garage

0WAVE are a five-member crew on the 파이렛 record label who debuted in late 2022 with the EP Off The Wall. They come to London as part of a four-city European tour Early entry doors: 6:30pm VIP Ticket Perks Earliest entry at 5:30PM Photos with 0WAVE in groups of 5 VIP ticketholders Photos will be … [Read More]

The Rose “Dawn to Dusk” tour in London

The Rose is a Korean indie rock band comprised of four talented members: vocalist and guitarist Woosung, vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Dojoon, bassist Jaehyeong, and drummer Hajoon. Renowned since their inception for electrifying performances, The Rose quickly became one of Korea’s most sought-after groups delivering a series of critically acclaimed albums that resonated with fans worldwide. In 2019, … [Read More]

Corbyn and LXX play the Lower Third

We at Seoul Therapy said the K RnB takeover would be something this winter so we got Corbyn and LXX just for you. From Corbyn’s pop-infused RnB, to LXX’s honest lyrics paired with lo-fi beats, the 28Laboratory artists will be tailoring their setlists to create an unforgettable evening with Seoul Therapy this February. Save the … [Read More]

Jimmy Brown and Rovv play the Oslo Hackney

Jimmy Brown and Rovv are RnB artists from South Korea and part of a rising RnB crew called The Good Days Boys. They are currently on a tour which includes three stops in Europe. They released their first album ‘Like the First Time’ in 2021, which features a blend of RnB, hip-hop, trap, and Afrobeats. [Read More]