[연합뉴스=이은정 기자] Boy group BIGBANG will be going on a dome tour in Japan for five consecutive years for the first time as a foreign act.
YG Entertainment announced on August 8 that BIGBANG will be kicking off their tour at the Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome on November 18-19. According to its label, BIGBANG will do 13 concerts in four cities including Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo, and a total of 646,000 fans will be attending their concerts.
From their first dome concert, which took place at the Kyocera Dome on November 23, 2012, until the last concert of their 10th anniversary tour that took place on December 29, 2016, a whopping number of 3,509,500 people attended their concerts. By doing another dome tour, BIGBANG has set a new record of becoming the first foreign act to go on a dome tour in Japan for five consecutive years.
T.O.P, who has gone through trial for smoking marijuana, will not be participating in this tour.
Before BIGBANG’s dome tour, DAESUNG and G-DRAGON will be going on their solo tours.
DAESUNG is to do a hall tour from August 11 and hold 39 concerts in 18 cities. G-DRAGON is currently on his solo world tour, but he will kick off his Japan tour at the Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome on August 19 and then perform at the Kyocera Dome and the Tokyo Dome. He will hold a total of five concerts, and his Japan tour is expected to draw 260,000 people.
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