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23 January 2023

Aespa Announce First Headline Gigs, Live Stream

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Aespa have announced that their first headline concerts will take place next month, with the second date to be live-streamed internationally.

The SYNK: HYPERLINE concerts will take place on 25 and 26 February at the Jamsil Arena in Seoul, South Korea. It will mark the first-ever shows for the girl group, who have released two EPs to date – Savage (2021) and Girls (2022)

The group’s second show on February 26 will be live-streamed for global audiences via the streaming service Beyond LIVE. Details for the livestream will be announced at a later date. Pre-sale tickets to SYNK: HYPERLINE will be available on 27 January through YES24, with general sales opening on 30 January.

Last week, it was announced that Aespa will premiere their first-ever virtual reality concert at this year’s South By Southwest festival, which takes place in Austin, Texas from March 10. The the 20-minute ‘aespa VR Concert at Kwangya’ will likewise feature performances of Black Mamba and Savage – the latter was among Spotify’s most-streamed K-pop songs of 2022.

Aespa have also been conformed for the 2023 Governors Ball festival, making them the first ever K-Pop act to perform at the festival. They will join a line-up that also includes Lizzo, Odesza, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Uzi Vert, HAIM, Kim Petras and Omar Apollo, among many others.

The group wrote in a statement, “We’re super psyched to perform at Gov Ball. Can’t wait to see our New York fans and have an amazing time at the festival! We’ll make sure to bring an amazing performance, so let’s have fun with everything we got!”

The Governors Ball will take place from Friday 9 June through Sunday 11 June, and Aespa will perform on Saturday 10 June.

Last year, Aespa made their US festival debut at Coachella, performing on the main stage. Then in July, they released Girls – The 2nd Mini Album which debuted at No 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart.

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