Radio Kimchi K-Pop Fair

Last November’s inaugural K-Pop Fair was a success, so it’s returning this August, bigger and better. Radio Kimchi K-Pop Fair O2 Academy Islington | Angel Central | 16 Parkfield Street | London N1 0PS Saturday 24 August 2019 Two sessions: 12pm-2pm and 3pm-5pm Tickets £6 | Buy tickets 1on1 Events and Radio Kimchi UK present […]

Stray Kids play the Brixton Academy

Another K-pop concert that sold out pretty quickly, with tickets now only available on the secondary market, unless they release some more. According to Koreaboo, Stray Kids, a 9-member boyband formed in 2017 by JYP, are goodwill ambassadors of the Korean Culture and Information Service – the organisation that published my book. Maybe if they’d […]

Idiotape play the Oslo Hackney

These guys completely blew us away when they played the Rich Mix three years ago. Don’t miss this gig. Idiotape Thursday, 25 July 2019 | 19:00-23:00 Oslo Hackney | 1A Amhurst Road | London E8 1LL Tickets £16.80 from Ticketweb Check for updates on Facebook event page “Seoul’s Idiotape have been making waves internationally with […]

Bursters K-Rock Revelation UK Tour

What was originally planned as a single gig in London in early June has turned into a full-fledged tour in July: Bursters K-Rock Revelation Mon 15 July 19:30 | The Waterfront Norwich | Norwich | Get Tickets Tue 16 July 19:30 | The Mill Digbeth | Birmingham | Get Tickets Wed 17 July 19:00 | […]

MASC Run to Europe tour at The Garage

Beyond ENT bring their second act of the year to The Garage (20-22 Highbury Corner, London N5 1RD). MASC (마스크) is a four-member boy band formed by J Planet Entertainment in 2016. Friday 28 June 2019, 7pm – 11pm Tickets priced at £25-£110 are available from www.europebeyond.com (NB not https). More details on the Facebook […]

XXX European Tour @Corsica Studios, London

XXX is the collaborative duo of bilingual rapper Kim Ximya and producer FRNK, who combine to elevate Korean hip hop by venturing away from traditional song structures and creating a sound all their own. With the release of their latest double album LANGUAGE and SECOND LANGUAGE, the duo’s insistence on directly opposing Korea’s modern musical […]

Jay Park SEXY4EVA tour at Olympia

Tickets for Jay Park’s return to London on 20 October go on sale on 8 June at 11am UK time. Jay Park “SEXY4EVA” Tour Sunday 20 October 2019, 19:00-23:00 Olympia London | Hammersmith Road | Kensington | London W14 8UX Check the event’s Facebook Page for updates Tickets from Cult of Ya Multi-platinum, Korean-American hip-hop […]

Monsta X “We are here” tour at SSE Arena

Tickets are now on sale for the return of Monsta X to London. Monsta X “We are here” tour SSE Arena, Wembley | Buy tickets Tuesday 9 July 2019, doors 5:30pm MONSTA X, one of the hottest K-Pop bands in the world returns this summer with their third world tour, the 2019 MONSTA X WORLD […]

NCT 127 – Neo City: The Origin at SSE Arena

Tickets for NCT 127’s London performance go on sale 7 June, with pre-sales for SSE Rewards members from 5 June. NCT 127 – NEO CITY Tour: The Origin SSE Arena Wembley | Buy Tickets Sunday 7 July 2019. Doors 6:30pm NCT (엔시티), an acronym for‘Neo Culture Technology’, Chart-topping K-pop boy band NCT 127 is one […]

BTS perform on Britain’s Got Talent

Last time they were in town for a gig it their chosen UK TV appearance was the BBC’s Graham Norton Show. A small TV studio was not the best place to showcase their talents, but they made the best of circumstances and turned in a good performance despite injuries. This time round the stage was […]

Balming Tiger play the Old Blue Last

Balming Tiger describe themselves as a ‘multi-national alternative K-pop band’ with hip hop influences and a boyband aesthetic. Wednesday 12 June 2019 The Old Blue Last | 38 Great Eastern Street | London EC2A 3ES | www.theoldbluelast.com Doors open: 8:00pm Balming Tiger: 10:00pm Curfew: 11:00pm Tickets £11 from dice.fm Presented by Dark Party. Links: Balming […]

Jambinai play The Garage, Highbury Corner

After their 2018 Meltdown performance, Jambinai return to London this summer headlining The Garage on 6 June. Jambinai Thursday 6 June 2019, from 7pm – 10pm The Garage | 20-22 Highbury Corner | London N5 1RD | thegarage.london Tickets £17 + fees | Buy tickets Creating some of the most innovative sounds in East Asia’s […]

Sunmi’s Warning World Tour comes to Indigo at the O2

Former Wonder Girl Sunmi will be coming to London as part of her Warning World Tour Thursday 30 May 2019 from 19:00-22:00 indigo at The O2 | Peninsula Square | London SE10 0DX Tickets on sale from 3 May 2019 15:00 Check the event’s Facebook page for updates Ticket Prices: P1 VIP High Touch (Golden […]