A(u)gust 2017 KPop Schedule

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 ~ Opening Day for Tour Ticket Sales: ~


08/04 — G Dragon ACT:III M.O.T.T.E S E Asia Tour (Manila). [TicketNet]
08/08 — 9am, Presale for Tastemakers WILD KARD Tour Europe. [vendor info here.]
08/08 — 4pm EST, Hyukoh [23] Live North AmericaTour (Toronto, Boston, New York, Vancouver, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Arcadia). [vendor info here.]
08/09 — 12pm noon, Presale for Tastemakers Apink UP Asia Tour (Taipei). [MMT & ibon]
08/10 — Minzy & MYTEEN M&M Event (Hong Kong) [urbtix]
08/10 — 9am WILD KARD Tour Europe (London, Lisbon, Madrid, Milan, Rotterdam). [vendor info here.]
08/11 — KCON Australia presale (combo tickets only) [Ticketek]
08/12 – 12pm noon, Apink Up Asia Tour tickets open to public (Taipei). [MMT & ibon]
08/12 — 3pm, Monsta X Beautiful In Taipei [KKTix]
08/12 — 10am, 2nd WILD KARD Tour USA (Minneapolis, Washington D.C., New York, Miami, San Francisco). [SF & NY at AXS. All others at Ticketmaster]
08/12 — 11am, EXID Asia Tour 2017 (Taiwan). [KKTix]
08/13 — 10am. BTS Episode III WINGS Tour Part 2 (Taipei) [rules & sale on tixcraft]
08/14 — 2pm, KCON Australia (all tickets open) [Ticketek]
08/15 — 10am, MAMAMOO 1st Party (Hong Kong) [HKTicketing]
08/20 — 12pm, CNBLUE Asia Tour Between Us (Taipei) [ibon]
FTIslandEuro08/24 — 9am, FT Island 2017 Europe Tour (Moscow, Budapest, Warsaw, Amsterdam, Paris, Istanbul). [vendor info here.]
TBA — 2nd WILD KARD Tour South America(Valparaiso, Concepcion, La Serena, Buenos Aires, Lima)
TBA — Hyukoh [23] Live Europe Tour (London, Paris, Berlin)
TBA — G Dragon ACT:III M.O.T.T.E S E Asia Tour (Jakarta, Taipei)

**For current tours and tickets already on sale and where to buy them go here.**


~ Events: ~

Mwave Prelims for MAMA voting now open. 
Voting for Soribada currently ongoing.

4 — Music Bank Singapore. Lineup includes: BTS, CNBLUE, Mamamoo, Red Velvet, SHINee.

5 — SMTOWN  Hong Kong. Lineup includes: D&E (Super Junior), EXO, Luna (f(x)), NCT 127, NCT Dream, Red Velvet, SHINee, Yesung (Super Junior).

11 — GFriend is opening up their BUDDY club membership for Korean and international fans. Memberships can be purchased on Yes24.

11, 12, 13 — Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival

12, 13 — DMZ Peace Concert. Lineup includes: Ailee, Ahn Ye Eun, Astro, B1A4, BTOB, DUETTO, GFriend, K.Will, Mamamoo, SF9, WJSN.

14 — Ji Chang Wook begins enlistment (Okay, so technically he’s an actor. But he’s sung a few OSTs… and that’s KPoppy-ish… and I like him… and I’m sad… so I’m putting him here.)

15 — Korean Liberation Day

18 — Choi Siwon (SuJu) returns from mandatory service

18 — Changmin (TVXQ) returns from mandatory service

18, 19,  20 — KCON  LA (Lineup includes: Astro, Girl’s Day, Heize, KARD, NCT127, Seventeen, SF9, VIXX, Wanna One, WJSN) Kcon

25, 26 — 2nd Jeju Music Festival

27 — MTV Video Music Awards (LA, CA, USA)

26 – Park Yoonchun (JYJ) returns from mandatory service.

31 – Soribada Music Award voting ends.

TBA — KPop World Festival finalists announced.


~ Anniversaries ~

Celebrating Their 1st Anniversary:

2 – INX. [NA Entertainment]
8 – BlackPink. [YG Entertainment]
19 – MASC. [LL Holic Media]
24 – NCT Dream. [SM Entertainment]

All Other Anniversaries:

1 – Red Velvet 3rd (2014). [SM Entertainment]
2 – Supernova 10th (2007). [Maroo Entertainment (a subsidiary of MBK)]
5 – SNSD/Girls’ Generation 10th (2007). [SM Entertainment]
8 – WA$$UP 4th (2013). [Mafia Records]
9 – EvoL 5th (2012). [Stardom Ent. (Owned by HUNUS Ent.)]
12 – 9Muses 5th (2012). [Star Empire Entertainment]
12 –WINNER 3rd (2014). [YG Entertainment]
17 – VIXX LR 2nd (2015). [Jellyfish Entertainment]
19 – BigBang 11th (2006). [YG Entertainment]
21- Stellar 6th (2011). [The Entertainment Pascal]
24 – April 2nd (2015). [DSP Media]
25 – Royal Pirates 4th (2013). Apple Eye Media & Entertainment Group]
25 – Apeace [formerly Double B 21] 6th (2011). [Universal Music & EMI]
28 – U-KISS 9th (2008). [NH Media (owned by Signal Ent. Group)]
28 – LABOUM 3rd (2014). [Nega Network & NH Media (owned by Signal)]
30 – Fiestar 5th (2012). [FAVE Entertainment (a subsidiary of LOEN)]


Most Anticipated Debuts:

2 — Samuel Kim (former Punch of 1Punch). [Brave Entertainment]
8 — Wanna One (P101 S2 Finalists). [YMC Entertainment]
9 — Weki Meki (previously known as i-Teen Girls). [Fantagio]
28 — Golden Child (debut moved from July to August). [Woollim Entertainment]

For a full list of debuts this month: click here.

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Release Schedule:

Most anticipated Comebacks:

5 — SNSD/ Girls Generation (10th Anniversary comeback) [SM Entertainment]
TBA — After School (Finally!! Out of the basement!). [Pledis Entertainment]
TBA — VIXX LR [Jellyfish Entertainment]

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

Comeback and Debut release schedule:


A Look Ahead:



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