Number of Indonesian K-Pop fans keep growing in the past few years along with the popularity of Hallyu (Korean Wave). Mecimapro and Livenation Korea with the support of KOCCA proudly present special concert with an excellent a line up of Taeyang, Akdong Musician and NELL, Saranghaeyo Indonesia 2016, which is coming this October.
Taeyang, Akdong Musician and NELL, whose music are ranging from R&B to Rock, will come to Indonesia to entertain local Korean music fans. For the first time, Nell and AKMU, will greet their fans in Indonesia along with Taeyang to show their love here through “Saranghaeyo Indonesia 2016” which will be held on this upcoming October 8, 2016 at ICE BSD City Hall 5.
Tickets are divided into four categories: Blue, Gold, Pink, and Yellow with price range starting from Rp 800,000 to Rp 1,500,000. Online ticket purchase was opened since August 26 in Indotix and FanTix ID, as well as tickets purchased Offline to do at the outlet Indotix in STC Senayan, Taman Palem, Samudera Rasa Kelapa Gading, and Bandung Ticket Box.
After a successful debut with BIGBANG, Taeyang released his first solo EP “Hot” which won Best R&B/Soul Album and Best R&B/Soul Song for one of the songs, Only Look at Me, at the Korean Music Awards. Taeyang further strengthens his solo career by releasing another album; “Solar” with title songs I Need a Girl and I’ll Be There which successfully gave him Best Male Artist awards at 2010 Mnet Asian Music Awards. Taeyang unveiled his participation in his latest solo album “Rise” production with titles Ringa Linga, Eyes, Nose, Lips, and 1AM. Rise ranked 112nd on Billboard Hot 200 in 2014 and topped the chart on Billboard World Albums Chart as well as Heatseekers Albums Chart. In 2014, Taeyang won more awards at Mnet Asian Music Awards with Eyes, Nose, Lips which gave him Best Male Artist, Song of the Year, and Best Vocal Performance-Male awards.
NELL is a four members band which consists of Kim Jong Wan (vocals), Lee Jae Kyung (guitar), Lee Jung Hoon (bass), and Jung Jae Won (drums). NELL began their career in Korea as a band at a local club in 2001. NELL’s name was slowly recognized before got contracted by veteran musician Seo Taiji’s music label. NELL is heavily influenced by British bands such as Radiohead, Muse, Placebo, and Travis and has won fans among rock music lovers in South Korea. With their success, NELL participated in Pentaport Rock Festival Korea in 2006 and 2007. Their album, Newton’s Apple, successfully elected as the second best album on Billboard’s 10 Best K-Pop Albums of 2014 by Billboard K-Town.
About Akdong Musician
Akdong Musician (also known as AKMU) was the winner of audition show KPOP Star season 2 The duet that consists of siblings Lee Chanhyuk and Lee Suhyun, also known as duo that create their own music. AKMU officially debuted in 2014 under YG Entertainment with their first album, “Play”, which started in high note by achieving 2nd on U.S. Billboard’s World Albums Chart. Three songs that they promoted, 200%, Melted, and Give Love managed to topping the charts for some time since its release in South Korea. After actively releasing several songs and Suhyun joint project duo with Lee Hi Hi Suhyun, AKMU finally returned with their second album this year, “Spring Vol. 1” with two title songs How People Move and Re-Bye that successfully ranked high on the South Korea music charts.