July 13, 2022
SEOUL – K-pop powerhouse SM Entertainment on Tuesday unveiled a final lineup for its upcoming joint concert that includes an array of artists from the label.
Titled “SMTown Live 2022: SMCU Express @Human City_Suwon,” the star-studded event will bring together SM artists under one umbrella, including Kangta, BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior, Girls’ Generation, Taeyeon, Hyoyeon, Shinee’s Key, and Minho, Suho , Xiumin, Chen, DO and Kai from EXO, Red Velvet, NCT, aespa, GOT the beat, Hyo, Raiden, Ginjo, Imlay and JEB, according to the agency.
The concert will be held at the Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, at 6 p.m. on August 20. It will be the first joint in-person concert by its artists in about five years in Korea, the agency said. After launching its first show in 2008 in Seoul, SMTown Live has been held in major cities around the world, including Seoul, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Santiago in Chile, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai , Bangkok and Singapore.
Tickets will be available on the Yes24 online ticketing site. Advance tickets for fan club members will open at 8 p.m. on July 26, while regular ticket reservations are expected to begin from 8 p.m. on July 28.
For those unable to attend the event, especially global fans, the K-pop agency has decided to broadcast the concert live via Japanese cable channel KNTV and Beyond Live, an online-only streaming platform for the concerts operated by the K-pop label. Tickets for Beyond Live will be available on the SMTown&Store website at 3 p.m. on August 2.
After the Korean concert, the event heads to Japan’s Tokyo Dome for a series of concerts from August 27 to 29.