Monthly KPop

March 2017 KPop Schedule

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For KpG’s annual KPop calendar please go here.

Update: For a look at all the fandom news, records broken, and KPop news that happened in March… check out our Look Back For March.

March Events:

For comebacks and debuts: scroll down to the calendar below.
  • 1st – BTS sets a new Billboard record being the first Korean artist to rank on the Billboard 200 Chart 6 times.
    • They are also currently on the Billboard World Album Chart for their 20th consecutive week (2nd place held by both Psy and GOT7 at 1 week each),
    • and Billboard’s Social 50 chart for the 20th week  (ranking longer than all other Korean Artists with exception to Psy who ranked on the chart for 56 weeks).
  • 2nd – One K Global Peace Concert – Manila, Philippines (SHINee, B1A4, CNBLUE, AOA, B.A.P, BTOB, Psy)
  • 2nd – NH Media confirms Keven is leaving U-KISS
  • 3rd – Dates for KCON USA announced. KCON NY will be 23-24 June and KCON LA will be 18-20 August [Note KCON did not add a 3rd day to the line up in NY as of yet, but rumors are that it’s still possible. Stay tuned.]
  • 4th – Produce 101 season 2 begins filming and MNET promises season 2 winners will have a longer promotional season than season 1. [and the rest of us are laughing that MNET is so determined to carry on with this guaranteed train wreck.]
  • 5th – TKC17 (Toronto Kpop Con 2017) tickets go on sale at 7pm EST. K.A.R.D was announced as their TKC’s first confirmed act for the con lineup. [Congratulations K.A.R.D!]
  • 6th – GOT7 enters the 100 million YouTube views club with their MV Just Right.
  • 7th – 8 major entertainment companies are under investigation for forcing “slave contracts” on their talent by the Korean Fair Trade Commission (KFTC). The companies listed are SM, YG, JYP, Loen, FNC, Cube, Jellyfish, and DSP.
  • 13th – EXO tickets for NY and LA go on sale 8pm local time. Tickets are sold through MyMusicTaste. If you are a registered TasteMaker you can purchase one ticket in VIP member ticket sale starting 10 March at 8pm local time.
  • 17th – SXSW KPop Night Out  (Red Velvet, Hyolyn, Drunken Tiger, Yoon MiRae, Galazy Express, No Brain, Big Phony)
  • 17th & 18th – KCON Mexico.  The line up includes BTS, Eric Nam, EXID, NCT 127, Astro, Infinite H, Monsta X, Red Velvet. This is the first major international multi-group show for BTS is the lead headliner.

International Tours & Ticket Sales:

 Astro –  Concert

  • 5th – Singapore, Singapore (Resorts World Sentosa)

AXISB – Philippine Promo Tour

  • 3rd – Davao, Philippines (TBA, Mall show)
  • 4th – Davao, Philippines (KPOP REWIND, event by Dakbayan Sa KPOP)

Block B – “2017 Live BLOCKBUSTER in Europe” Tour

  • 3rd – Budapest, Hungary (Hungexpo)
  • 5th – London, UK (Troxy)

BTS – “Live Trilogy Episode III: The Wings Tour” World Tour

  • 11th &12th  – Santiago, Chile (Citibank Hall)
  • 19th & 20th – Sao Paulo, Brazil (Citibank Hall)
  • 23rd & 24th – Newark, NJ, USA (Prudential Center)
  • 29th – Chicago, IL, USA (Allstate Arena)

Dok2 × The Quiett  – Canada Tour

  • 3rd – Toronto, ON, Canada (The Mod Club)
  • 5th – Vancouver, BC, Canada (Harbour Event Centre)

EXO – EXO PLANET 3: EXO’rDIUM in North America 

  • 10th – VIP member tickets for TasteMakers go on sale 8pm local time. Tickets are limited to one per person.
  • 13th – Tickets on sale for general public 8pm local time. Sold through MyMusicTaste

Hyolyn (of Sistar) – concert

  • 18th – New York, NY, USA (Flash Factory)
  • 19th – Los Angeles, CA, USA (The Mayan)

Hyuna – “The Queen’s Back” North American Tour

  • 1st – Chicago, IL, USA (Vic Theatre)
  • 3rd – NY City, NY, USA (The Town Hall)
  • 6th – Dallas, TX, USA (Granada Theatre)
  • 9th – San Francisco, CA, USA (Regency Ballroom)
  • 10th – Los Angeles, CA, USA (The Novo)

Jessi – Break Out US Tour 2017

  • 17th – New York City, NY, USA
  • 18th – Atlantic City, NJ, USA
  • 24th – Chicago, IL, USA
  • 25th – Los Angeles, CA, USA

KCON Mexico – Mexico City Arena (tickets went on sale 7 February)

  • 17th –  BTS, Eric Nam, EXID, NCT 127
  • 18th – Astro, Infinite H, Monsta X, Red Velvet

23rd – RAPBEAT Show – The Dome, Sydney Olympic Park

Tickets on Sale, 6pm. Show on  July 1st, 2017 [Featuring: Jay Park, Zion.T, Loco, Heize, Ravi (Vixx) ]

SHINee – SHINee World V (tickets went on sale 25 February)

  • 19th – Toronto, ON, CA
  • 21st – Vancouver, BC, CA
  • 24th – Dallas, TX, USA (Verizon Theatre)
  • 26th – Los Angeles, CA, USA  (LA Shrine Auditorium)

TKC17 – Toronto Kpop Con 2017

5th – Tickets go on sale (Concert is May 12th), K.A.R.D was announced as the TKC17’s first artist

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Release Schedule:

Debuts are in Pink      Events are in Blue       Japanese releases are in Red

Expected March Releases:

  •  The KIng (debut likely end of March)
  • TeenTop
  • SIXBOMB
  • Lee Minho
  • Yoon Jong Shin (Melody Monthly)
  • Girl’s Day (Late March)
  • Ji Yeon (T-Ara)
  • Eric Nam (mid-March)
  • Rain (after Honeymoon)
  • CNBLUE (around the 20th)
  • SM Open Station
  • Obroject
  • Bulldok

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Date TBA Releases possible for 2017 Late Winter/ Early Spring:

  • Yezi
  • Melody Day (Monthly Melody Girl)
  • HyunA
  • WINNER (rumored March or April)
  • Sechs Kies (rumored)
  • Blanch (debut mini album)
  • A.C.E
  • Lee Hyori
  • Oh My Girl
  • BoA
  • EXO (rumored for March)
  • iKON (mid to late April)
  • San E
  • Brave Girls
  • 14U
  • 9Muses
  • I.O.I solo debuts
  • LipBubble (debut)
  • Euna Kim (ex- The Ark)
  • Huh Gak (mini-album)
  • NCT U
  • EXID
  • BYT
  • Be.A (likely March or April)
  • Infinite (May)
  • Psy (April)

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A Look Ahead:

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