BTS Map of the Soul tour comes to Twickenham

Having sold out the home of football two days running last year, the unstoppable BTS are now planning on doing the same to the home of rugby: the Map of the Soul tour will be coming to Twickenham Stadium on 3 and 4 July this year. Ticket details will be forthcoming in due course. In […]

Stray Kids “District 9 Unlock” tour at Wembley Arena

Stray Kids return to London in May to play Wembley Arena. Since their visit last June, Woojin has left the group, but there are still eight boys to entertain you. Tickets will be on sale from Ticketmaster in due course. Stray Kids World Tour: District 9 Unlock Sunday 17 May 2020 @ 6:00 pm The […]

PH-1 “Roommate Search” tour in London

Rapper PH-1 comes to London as part of his European tour titled Roommate Search, with support from DJ SMMT. Tickets go on sale 13 January at 11am. Sunday 22 March 2020, 8pm Oval Space | 29-32 The Oval | Bethnal Green | London E2 9DT Check for updates on the event’s Facebook page Tickets from […]

A review of the Korean cultural year 2019

A review of some of the highlights and trends in the Korean cultural year, primarily in London but also with half an eye to anything we might have seen elsewhere in the UK. The review is a personal one, inevitably skewed towards the events we managed to get to. Introduction This time last year I […]

SuperM “We are the Future” tour at the O2 Arena

SuperM exploded on the scene in late 2019 as the “the Avengers of K-pop”, put together by K-pop powerhouse SM Entertainment and Capitol Music Group. The group pulls talent from multiple top acts, including Taemin of SHINee, Kai and Baekhyun of EXO, Taeyong and Mark of NCT, Ten and Lucas of WayV. Their streetwise sound […]

ONE: Prvt Only, at XOYO London

Hip-hop artist ONE is coming to London as part of his two-stop tour in February: XOYO | 32-37 Cowper Street | Shoreditch | London EC2A 4AP Sunday 23 February 2020, 19:30 – 22:30 Tickets £25 – £95 | Get tickets Check for updates on Facebook event page 6PM: VIP doors / Photos with ONE 7PM: […]

Seventeen: Ode To You World Tour at Wembley Arena

Sunday, 8 March 2020, 6pm SSE Arena | Arena Square | Engineers Way | Wembley Park | Wembley HA9 0AA Tickets on sale 19 December | Presale 17 December | Book tickets SEVENTEEN is a 13-member group that consists of 3 units: Hip-hop, Vocal, and Performance. Along with their debut in 2015 with their first […]

BTS: Fandom Culture in the age of New Media

For those that can’t make it to the two-day conference in Kingston, here is some consolation. I expect this one will be popular. Book soon. BTS: Fandom Culture in the age of New Media Monday 6 January 2020, 6:30pm @ KCCUK Reservation essential via KCC website Dr. Jeeheng Lee will present a lecture at the […]

Gig review: Kim Doo Soo at Cafe OTO

Kim Doo Soo’s stage set-up is simple but carefully planned. The stage hand has marked out the precise place where the music stand is to be positioned, and the chair – which offers the minimum of comforts. A table to the musician’s right has some water and a surface to keep the various harmonicas; also […]