As you may have heard KBS will be hosting an Open Concert in Los Angeles, California. The LA Kpop Festival will be held on April 12th at the Coliseum. According to this KBSWorld TV Spot the lineup will be 2PM, Shinee, Sistar, CNBLUE, Dynamic Duo, Girl’s Day, Kim Taewoo, Sul Woondo, Song Sohee and others.
2/24 Update: Infinite, Lena Park and Joo Hyunmi
GDD directly confirmed that Girl’s Day is set to attend, however we have no confirmation for the other artists. Read the news article for more details released at the concert press conference. Information on the ticket distribution has yet to be released but we will update when it’s available for any fans who plan on attending. From experience, tickets for free concerts held previously in the U.S have been released online (MBC Korean Music Wave in Google) and distributed in person as a first come first served basis (KBS NY Open Concert).
LA K-POP Concert Press Conference:
“KBS America and the Korean American Federation of Los Angeles had a press conference on the 10th and announced that they will be holding ‘Open Concert’ as a free event on April 12th at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. (Celebrating the 111th Anniversary of Korean immigration to North America.)
This concert will start at 5:30PM and will take place for about 3 hours. KBS revealed that it will be broadcast in 88 countries. The organizers explained that there will be a total of 14 teams which will include top idols and singers.
It will be broadcast two weeks after the event on KBS (Sunday April 27th 5PM KST).
In addition, on the day of the concert, there will be several events around the venue, including a K-pop contest with K-pop mania fans of different nationalities.”
With a capacity of nearly 94,000-100,000 depending on the event, the Coliseum is set to make this the largest Kpop concert.