BLACKPINK to Perform at Japan’s ‘SUMMER SONIC 2019’… For the First Time Since Debut

2019-02-14 05:37 pm

[매일경제스타투데이=박세연기자] Group BLACKPINK will perform at ‘SUMMER SONIC 2019’, Japan’s representative music festival, for the first time since making debut. 

BLACKPINK’s name was listed on the lineup for ‘SUMMER SONIC 2019’ to be held in ‘ZOZO Marine Stadium & Makuhari Messe’, Chiba on August 18. 

The group will stand shoulder to shoulder with The Chainsmokers, the DJ and producer duo, and global rock bands including Red Hot Chili Peppers and The 1975. 

BLACKPINK made their official debut in Japan by holding a debut showcase in Budokan back in 2017, which gathered approximately 15,000 audiences. All seats for their debut showcase were sold out, while over 20 thousand people entered for the tickets, proving the heated local interest on the group. Later, the group’s debut mini album ‘BLACKPINK’ topped the Oricon Weekly Album chart. 

Last year, the group finished their first-ever arena tour titled ‘BLACKPINK ARENA TOUR 2018’ in success, gathering a total of 125,000 audiences. 

While performing all over the world, BLACKPINK recently appeared on ABC’s representative late-night talk show titled ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ and CBS’ morning news show titled ‘Good Morning America, GMA’, gathering the attention of numerous global media and press including Billboard, Forbes, Variety, Metro, MTV, and UPI. The group will also appear on ‘Strahan and Sara(GMA Day)’ on the upcoming 15th(local time). 

Furthermore, BLACKPINK will also perform at ‘Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’, the largest music festival in the US, for the first time as K-Pop idols on April 12 and 19. 

In addition to their promotional activities in the US, BLACKPINK is meeting their global fans through their first-ever world tour being held in Asia, Europe, North America, and Australia. 

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