ROKNROAR 2K13 Seoulsonic North American Tour Dates
Kicking off March Madness, K-Pop creative agency, DFSB Kollective, has just unveiled the confirmed dates and venues for the third edition of its highly anticipated SEOULSONIC concert series.
Stagediving into Seoul’s dynamic music scene, SEOULSONIC breaks the speed of now with a pulsating radar on Korea’s top breakthrough artists. From indie clubs to international festivals, SEOULSONIC pushes the tempo of Korean music acts making waves across and beyond Asia.
For Spring 2K13, SEOULSONIC will be rolling out its North American Tour 3.0 featuring AltROK renegades Goonam (2012 Korean Music Awards : Modern Rock Album of the Year – Nominee), Lowdown 30 (2013 Korean Music Awards : Rock Album of the Year – Nominee), and No Brain (2007 Korean Music Awards : Band of the Year – Winner).
Golden gatecrashing Northern California for a special preview of CAAMfest (formerly San Francisco International Asian-American Film Festival) via the inaugural San Francisco Music Matters Asia showcase (March 7th-8th), SEOULSONIC will rev up its rock n roll roadshow at America’s biggest music festival, SXSW South By Southwest (March 12th-17th) and Canada’s largest music festival, CMW Canadian Music Week (March 19th-22nd) with additional concert dates in Providence, RI (March 23rd), New York City (March 28th/30th), San Diego (April 5th), and Los Angeles (April 6th).
Set to be amped at the SF Chinatown landmark, Broadway Studios (BroadwayStudios.com), the inaugural showcase headliners include the following critically acclaimed SXSW music acts from China, Korea, and Taiwan:
Carsick Cars (2009 China MIDI Awards : Album of the Year – Nominee) [Xiami]
The Gar (嘎调) (2012 China MIDI Awards : Song of the Year – Winner) [Xiami]
White+ (2012 China Douban Awards : Electronic Music Album of the Year – Winner) [Xiami]
3rd Line Butterfly (2013 Korean Music Awards : Album of the Year – Winner) [Xiami]
Galaxy Express (2011 Korean Music Awards : Musician of the Year – Winner) [Interview]
Goonam (2012 Korean Music Awards : Modern Rock Album of the Year – Nominee)
Lowdown 30 (2013 Korean Music Awards : Rock Album of the Year – Nominee)
No Brain (2007 Korean Music Awards : Band of the Year – Winner)
The Chairman (董事長樂團) (2011 Golden Melody Awards : Band of the Year – Nominee) [Xiami]
Special guests include Sony Music singer-songwriter Kim Jinho (formerly of SG Wannabe) and local Asian-American indie legend Peter Nguyen and his Bay Area band, The Gold Medalists.
Doors open at 7PM, show starts at 8PM. Tickets are $12 for one day pass, $20 for a two-day pass. 21+ over show.
For information on dates and shows head over to the Seoulsonic Facebook Page.
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