Source: Korea Live Nation
Source: Korea Live Nation
Pop star Lady Gaga and YG Family have been confirmed to headline “AIA Real Life: Now Festival 2014” (“Now Festival,” henceforth). This will be the first time artists from YG Entertainment took part in the music festival. It’s been revealed that team WIN B will also take part in the concert along with their other half WINNER and the rest of the agency (BIGBANG, 2NE1, PSY, Epik High, Lee Hi, Akdong Musician).
The music festival lasts for two days featuring a variety of music covering rock, pop, dance, and electronic genres with musicians from different countries including Korea, the States, Japan, Germany, the Netherlands, and more. YG Family will perform on the first day on August 15 while Lady Gaga as well as other groups including Crayon Pop will perform on the second.
[OSEN=Kwon Ji Young] YG Family performance in which Psy, BIGBANG and 2NE1 and so on are gathering is going to be held in the same place as the performance of the pop star Lady Gaga one after another.
It will be during ‘AIA Real Life: NOW Festival 2014’ that is going to take place at Jamsil Sports Complex on August 15th and 16th for two days.
In this festival, a special performance in which the top artists that represent the east and the west in the same time period work together is going to be held through Live Nation’s global network and YG Entertainment’s contents power.
Along with unconventional decision that all of YG Family will attend this festival that is going to take place on August 15th, YG Entertainment plans to present an experience that the audiences will remember for a long time as the best artist group in Korea by presenting the performance that contains music philosophy and so on.
YG Family is getting the interests from the whole world with the unique style of the artists and powerful music. Psy dominated pop market in America and also the whole world with ‘Gangnam Style’ sensation and BIGBANG is continuing their unbeatable moves by leading the trend along with the world tour that gathered 800,000 audiences in 24 cities of 12 countries for total of 48 sets. 2NE1 recorded 61st place on Billboard album chart with the new album ‘CRUSH’, which is the best record ever in the history of K-Pop and WINNER is getting the love calls from the fans around the world even before the debut by appearing on TV survival program and so on and the best musicians who transcends different generations will go up on the stage.
An icon of pop Lady Gaga is going to perform as the headliner of the festival that will take place on August 16th. Lady Gaga’s last world tour recorded more than 4,000,000 tickets sold worldwide and the first concert in Korea in 2012 recorded the sold out record as the performance of a foreign artist in the main stadium for the first time and has a case of creating lots of issues by being chosen as the performance that is 1st place in terms of ticket sales in that particular year and so on.
Lady Gaga is expressing special kind of affection to Korea as she chose the place to hold the first performance as Seoul during the last tour and in this summer, she invited Crayon Pop, who is creating K-Pop sensation, as the guest for the opening of American tour and became the center of the attention. Also out of Lady Gaga’s 2014 tour schedule, the performances in Asia are expecting to be held only in Japan and Korea and are gathering much more anticipation.
Meanwhile, more information about the lineup and reservation and so on are expecting to be announced through the festival’s official Facebook and so on.
Source: Naver Star Cast
[OSEN=권지영 기자] Lady Gaga’s concert will be held at the same venue where YG FAMILY CONCERT, a concert including YG artists like PSY, BIGBANG and 2NE1, will take place.
The concerts will be held for 2 days at Jamsil Sports Complex on August 15 and 16 under the title “AIA Real Life: NOW Festival 2014.”
The upcoming festival will accommodate top artists from the East and West for special performances through the combination of Live Nation’s global network and YG Entertainment’s powerful contents.
YG Entertainment boldly decided all YG FAMILY artists will be partaking on the 15th, indicating its ambition to showcase a memorable performance through unveiling a group of top artists.
YG FAMILY is drawing global attention with their solid color and powerful music. These are few of the many top artists to be on stage: PSY, who dominated global pop market through the mega-viral “GANGNAM STYLE,’ BIGBANG, who travelled across 24 cities in 12 countries joined by 800,000 fans at a total of 48 concerts for their World Tour, 2NE1, whose new album “CRUSH” broke the record of Korean pop when they were listed #61 on Billboard album chart, and WINNER, a newbie group from a survival program that is garnering high popularity across the globe even before their official debut.
The pop icon Lady Gaga will be at the Festival on the 16th as a headliner. She sold more than 4 million tickets for her World Tour, and she aroused much attention when she broke the ticket-sales record in South Korea for a foreign artist, while also ranking #1 for ticket sales that year.
The diva chose South Korea as her first Tour destination, showing much affection for the country, and drew attention when she invited the K-Pop sensation Crayon Pop as guest artists for her opening of the upcoming American Tour this summer. Fans are even more excited as South Korea and Japan are the only Asian countries she will be visiting for the 2014 Tour.
Further information of the details and the list of artists will be announced on Festival’s official Facebook page.
Lady Gaga, Psy, Big Bang, 2NE1 and more will be presenting live performances for their fans around the globe.
Live Nation, YG Entertainment and AIA Group announced, “We will be launching ‘AIA Real Life: NOW Festival 2014’ which will open a new paradigm for music festivals.”
The upcoming festival will be featuring top artists from east and west through Live Nation’s global networks and YG Entertainment’s content power.
AIA Group in Korea will be participating as the global sponsor, continuing its brand campaign ‘The Real Life Company’ while backing the upcoming festival in Seoul.
YG Entertainment also announced that Psy, Big Bang, 2NE1, Winner and more will be performing at the festival to present unforgettable experiences for the audience.
Lady Gaga will also be performing as the headliner for the festival. She has sold over 4 million tickets for her last world tour and sold out her first performance in Korea in 2012, ranking number one in ticket sales that year. She also invited Crayon Pop as the opening act for her American tour this summer.
More details on the festival, including the line up of artists and ticket sales will be available on the official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/nowfestivalkr).