2019 WORLD TOUR IN North America
COMING TO THE ‘FABULOUS’ FORUM Wednesday, APRIL 17
TICKETS ON SALE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, at 4PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 11, 2019)
Goldenvoice and Powerhouse proudly bring one of the hottest K-pop groups in the world, BLACKPINK, to North America for the first time as a part of the BLACKPINK 2019 WORLD TOUR with KIA presented by YG Entertainment. BLACKPINK will perform six North American concerts, one each in Inglewood, California at the “Fabulous” Forum on Wednesday, April 17, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Atlanta, Newark, and Hamilton, Ontario Canada, in addition to their two appearances at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this April.
Tickets will go on-sale at 4pm locally on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Limited VIP tickets with additional benefits will also be available. More info at YG Entertainment’s Official BLACKPINK Tour Page here.
Inglewood Forum April 17
Chicago Allstate Arena April 24
Hamilton, Ontario FirstOntario Centre April 27
Newark Prudential Center May 1
Atlanta Infinite Energy Arena May 5
Dallas/Ft. Worth Ft. Worth CC Arena May 8
On February 9th, BLACKPINK successfully performed at the Universal Music Group’s Grammy Artist Showcase in Los Angeles as the representative of Interscope Records. The Grammy Artist Showcase of the Universal Music Group is held on the week of the Grammy Awards, the most recognized music awards ceremony in America. In attendance were Universal Music Group’s Chariman/CEO Lucian Grainge (newly named #1 on Billboard’s Power 100 List), top music industry executives, as well as major national & international media outlets.
Tonight, the group will perform on CBS’s ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ and on Tuesday, February 12th, they will make their debut appearance on ‘Good Morning America’ on ABC.
Since first bursting onto the scene in 2016, BLACKPINK redefined the possibilities of K-pop, transcending all categorization and ascending to global stardom. Their unstoppably catchy single ‘Ddu-Du Ddu-Du’ music video reached over 600 million views, becoming the most-viewed K-pop music video. ‘SOLO’ music video by a member Jennie also surpassed 200 million views alone.
Discovered by YG Entertainment BLACKPINK is comprised of JISOO, JENNIE, LISA, and ROSÉ—four immensely charismatic vocalists, dancers, and burgeoning fashion icons. Released in 2016 their debut “Square One” quickly proved their crossover power. “Square Up” was released in June 2018 release and shot to #40 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Billboard World Albums chart. Several months after “Square Up” hit the charts, YG Entertainment and Interscope Records announced a global ex-Asia partnership fo BLACKPINK, paving the way for the group’s international breakthrough.
Their fast-growing followers now includes 17 million YouTube subscribers, 15 million Instagram followers, and 14 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
BLACKPINK is the first K-pop girl group to perform a world tour with a live band. Through this, BLINKs (the fan club of BLACKPINK) around the world will be able to enjoy their rich music and all the live spectacle that can only be experienced at YG concerts.
ABOUT THE FORUM
The award-winning “Fabulous” Forum, located in Inglewood, CA, is the largest indoor performance venue in the country designed with a focus on music and entertainment, in addition to select sporting events. The interior of the bowl features flexible seating that ranges from 17,500 seats to 7,000 seats, enabling the venue to attract a wide variety of premier events. Fans at the Forum enjoy approximately 8,000 square feet of event level hospitality offerings, including merchandise, along with food and beverage options from some of SoCal’s most celebrated brands. A tinted glass wall separates this concession area from the arena, ensuring fans do not miss a moment of the performance. A 40,000 square foot outdoor terrace surrounds the perimeter of the building and offers food and beverage options, as well as comfortable furnishings, to further elevate guests’ enjoyment. The Forum delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for all thanks to its superior acoustics, intimate ambiance and state-of-the-art facilities. Designed with entertainers and performers in mind, the venue includes nine, star-caliber dressing rooms that provide unparalleled comfort. The Forum is part of The Madison Square Garden Company’s portfolio of iconic venues, which also includes: New York’s Madison Square Garden, the Hulu Theater at MSG, Radio City Music Hall, the Chicago Theatre, the Boch Center Wang Theatre, and the Beacon Theater. For more information, please visit www.fabulousforum.com.
BLACKPINK 2019 WORLD TOUR NORTH AMERICA
Inglewood Forum April 17 On-sale Feb. 20 at 4pm local – Ticketmaster
Chicago Allstate Arena April 24 On-sale Feb. 20 at 4pm local – Ticketmaster
Hamilton,Ontario FirstOntario Centre April 27 On-sale Feb. 20 at 4pm local – Ticketmaster
Newark Prudential Center May 1 On-sale Feb. 20 at 4pm local – Ticketmaster
Atlanta Infinite Energy Arena May 5 On-sale Feb. 20 at 4pm local – AXS.com
Dallas/Ft. Worth Ft. Worth CC Arena May 8 On-sale Feb. 20 at 4pm local – AXS.com
More info at BLACKPINKLive.com
Approved photos here.
Media Contacts for BLACKPINK:
Dennis Dennehy // D.firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Marlis // Rebecca.email@example.com
Christine Wolff // Christine.firstname.lastname@example.org
Hillary Siskind // Hillary.email@example.com
Jessica Puchli // Jessica@goldenvoice.com
For the Forum
Maxie Solters, Scoop Marketing // firstname.lastname@example.org