[NEWS] BIGBANG World Tour Brings Them Back to Manila

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K-pop superstars Big Bang will launch their new world tour this month and it promises to bring the boy band back to the Philippines.

The “Big Bang 2015 World Tour” will kick off in Seoul on April 25 and 26, just days before the group is scheduled to make its official music scene comeback on May 1.

According to YG Entertainment, Big Bang will hold 70 concerts in 15 countries.

The tour will run until 2016 and is expected to draw about 1.4 million fans.

Happee Sy of Pulp Live World told Bulletin Entertainment that the Manila leg of the tour might fall either on July 30 or 31 this year.

Big Bang’s first world tour, “Alive Galaxy Tour” held in 2012, drew about 800,000 fans in 12 countries. The Philippine leg of the tour brought the group to the Mall of Asia Arena on Oct. 24 that same year.

The upcoming Big Bang world tour will once again the production genius of Roy Bennet, who is the show’s creative director. Bennet was the lighting director for Big Bang’s “Japan Dome Tour X,” which ended January this year.

He has worked as production and lighting designer for Maroon 5, Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, Bruno Mars, Beyonce, Rihanna, Madonna, Josh Groban, Ricky Martin, Guns ‘N Roses and Prince.

Bennet shares creative director credit with Ed Burke, who is best known as Beyonce’s videogrpaher; and Gil Smith, Big Bang’s music director for their first world tour who has already worked with the likes of Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears.

Source: Manila Bulletin

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