K-music 2019: Gonne Choi, 11 Nov @ Pizza Express Holborn

Gonne Choi returns to London for a full gig: K-music 2019: Gonne Choi Pizza Express | 99 High Holborn | London WC1V 6LF Monday 11 November 2019, 20:30-22:00 Tickets £15 + booking fee | Book tickets Check the event’s Facebook page for updates 최고은 / Gonne Choi’s distinctive voice takes you on a heartfelt journey. […]

K-music 2019: Jambinai, 3 October @Purcell Room

Jambinai open the 2019 K-music festival as part of their six-city England tour. K-music 2019: Jambinai Thursday 3 October 2019, 7:45pm Southbank Centre – Purcell Room | Belvedere Road | London SE1 8XX Tickets £15 + booking fee | Book tickets Jambinai present Korean traditional music in a new and innovative way, with their ground-breaking post-rock […]

Say Sue Me UK Tour

Say Sue Me are certainly busy this year: this is their second tour in the UK – this one as part of a wider European tour: 18/08 – Green Man Festival – Crickhowell, UK – (sold out) 31/08 – Golden Leaves Festival – Darmstadt, DE | 02/09 – Supersonic – Paris, FR | 04/09 – […]

Hyukoh played the Oslo Hackney

Leading indie band Hyukoh performed in London earlier this week. But as the promoters didn’t let us know about it, and as the event wasn’t listed on Facebook, we didn’t find out about it in time. We list it here for completeness’s sake, and to note with a certain wistfulness that we’d really have made […]

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 […]