Monthly KPop

May 2017 KPop Schedule

For KpG’s annual KPop calendar please go here.

Update: For a look at all the drama, records broken, and releases that happened in May… check out our Look Back For May.

May Events:

  • 4th – SM Station announced they are accepting applications for anyone who wants to become an SM Trainee. Open Station is accepting via Email and mobile app through July.
  • 6th – T-ARA announced they will be moving forward as 4 member unit. Boram and Soyeon will be leaving when their contracts expire on May 15th.
  • 15th – Woollim Ent announces “Golden Child” as the name for their upcoming boy group
  • 17th – TkC17 – (Toronto KPop Con 2017)
  • 19th, 20th, 21st – KCON Japan. Lineup includes: A-JAX, Apeace, Apink, ASTRO, Block B, Boys24 Unit Black, Boys Republic, BTOB, CHANMINA, CLC, Day6, GFriend, GOT7, Hanhae, Heize, H.U.B, Idiotape, INX, Juhho, K.Will, MONSTA X, NAUGHTYBOYS, Noh Ji Hoon, Pentagon, PRISTIN, Pungdeng-E, Seventeen, STELLAR, TRITOPS, TopSecret, UNIONE.
  • 21st – Billboard Music Awards – BTS, 1st KPop group nominated for a Billboard Award
  • 22nd – SISTAR announces disbandment
  • 31st – SISTAR’s final release.

International Tours & Ticket Sales:

AOMG – Follow The Movement Tour (Jay Park, Simon D, Loco, Gray, DJ Pumpkin)

  • 1st – Singapore

B1A4 – Live Space 2017 in Hong Kong (Tickets went on sale March 21st, 10am)

  • 21st – Hong Kong, Hong Kong (Star Hall, KITEC)

B.A.P. – B.A.P. Party Baby (tickets went on sale 21 February)

  • 3rd – Paris, France
  • 5th – Frankfurt, Germany
  • 6th – Warsaw, Poland
  • 7th – Budapest, Hungary
  • 9th – Moscow, Russia

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

  • 13th & 14th – Hong Kong (AsiaWorld Expo, Arena Hall 1)
  • 30th & 31st – Osaka Japan (Osaka Jo Hall)

CNBLUE –  Spring Live 2017 Shake! Shake!

  • 17th & 18th – Tokyo, Japan (Nippon Budokan)

FT Island – Arena Tour: United Shadows

  • 6th – Nagoya, Japan (Nippon Gaishi Hall)
  • 12th – Osaka, Japan (Osaka Jo Hall)

GOT7 – Fanmeet/ High Touch

  • 5th & 6th – Osaka, Japan (Zepp Namba)
  • 11th & 12th – Nagoya, Japan (Zepp Nagoya)
  • 13th & 14th – Tokyo, Japan (Zepp DiverCity Tokyo)
  • 19th – Sapporo, Japan (Zepp Sapporo)
  • 21st – Sendai, Japan (Sendai Pit)
  • 27th – Fukuoka, Japan (Fukuoka Sunpalace Hotel & Hall)

Hwang Chiyeul – Mini Concert

  • 28th – Singapore

KCON Japan

  • 19th, 20th, 21st – Chiba, Japan (Makuhari Messe)

T-ARA – 2017 Live in Taipei

  • 13th – Taipei, Taiwan (National Taiwan University Sports Center)

Winner – Fanevent 2017

  • 3rd – Aichi, Japan (Village Hall)
  • 4th – Osaka, Japan (NHK Osaka Hall)
  • 17th – Tokyo, Japan (Nakano Sun Plaza Hall)

 

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Release Schedule:

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

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

  • Yezi (Fiestar
  • Melody Day (Monthly Melody Girl)
  • Pristin (July)
  • Trudey (debut solo album)
  • GDragon (June)
  • BlackPink
  • EXO (rumored for July)
  • Rain (rumored June)
  • South Club (album rumored July)
  • Boyfriend
  • Bulldok
  • Lee Hyori (June)
  • IZ (unknown debut)
  • SNSD (July)
  • Infinite (July)
  • Secret
  • 9Muses solos
  • I.O.I solo debuts
  • iTeen Girls (debut rumored July)
  • Euna Kim (ex- The Ark)
  • Huh Gak (mini-album)
  • NCT 127
  • EXID
  • Great Guys (debut single)
  • Be.A (May/June)
  • Twice Japanese release (June)

 

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A Look Ahead:

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