If you’ve been waiting for live gigs to finally return to form in Malaysia, then you’ll be glad to know that the drought finally appears to be over! After protracted lockdowns leaving the live entertainment industry stymied, an increasing number of popular acts have already announced their return to local shores come this year and next, including Calum Scott, Billie Eilish, and Jay Chou.
BLACKPINK confirms Malaysian concert for 2023
And now for K-pop fans, we’ve got some exciting news to announce. Korean mega girl group BLACKPINK has officially confirmed that they will be performing in Malaysia come next March! According to local entertainment outlet Twentytwo13, the concert is slated to be held on March 4th 2023, at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil. The tour is expected to be the ‘largest world tour in the history of a K-Pop girl group’.
Was last in Malaysia in 2019
The announcement comes after the group had recently announced that they are on the cusp of of releasing their latest album come next month, with dates for their international tour to be announced ‘soon’. Of course, this isn’t the first time that they have graced the local stage, as BLACKPINK has previously performed in Malaysia in February of 2019 at Stadium Shah Alam.
As for Canadian pop megastar Justin Bieber, it is still uncertain if he will be postponing his upcoming Malaysia tour, which was initially announced to take the stage on October 25th. This came after he was diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt syndrome, which left half of his face paralysed.