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2012.9.6 TICKET


Maroon 5, known for hit songs like “Moves Like Jagger,” will hold a concert at Assistant Stadium of Jamsil Sports Complex in southern Seoul at 7 p.m. on Sept. 15. The band will play in Busan on Sept. 14. See MUSIC. Provided by CJ E&M



LG Arts Center

Tomorrow: The Mingus Big Band is a jazz ensemble based in New York City that specializes in the compositions of the late Charles Mingus. The band has received six Grammy nominations and won a Grammy in 2011 for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album for “Mingus Big Band Live at Jazz Standard.”

For this Asian tour, the band is also composed of saxophonist Paul Foster, trumpeter Alexandre Sipiaguine and pianist Helen Sung.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost 40,000 won to 80,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

(02) 2005-0114, www.lgart.com


Olympic Park, 88 Lawn Field Stage

Saturday: Following the success of shows in 2010 and 2011, Park Concert will present another elite lineup.

Japan’s Yuhki Kuramoto, Canada’s Steve Barakatt and Korea’s Yiruma have collaborated to present “Piano Paradiso,” and the audience will hear Kuramoto’s “Lake Louise” and “Romance”; Barakatt’s “Rainbow Bridge” and “The Whistler’s Song”; and Yiruma’s “When the Love Falls,” featured in the megahit drama “Winter Sonata.”

The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 80,000 won.

A family seating ticket (table for four) is 150,000 won, and picnic seating is 20,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1577-5266, www.clubbalcony.com



Blue Square Samsung Card Hall

Saturday: Larry Carlton, a renowned jazz guitarist, is coming to Seoul for a live concert this weekend. Over his career, he has won over four Grammy awards for his competitions and left a significant impact on the jazz culture during the 1970s. He will be performing in Seoul with Gene Coye, Travis Carlton and Dennis Hamm.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 110,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2 or 3

(02) 3143-5156, ticket.interpark.com


Seoul Arts Center, IBK Chamber Hall

Monday: Miracle Eyes Concert will be performed by flutist Bae Jae-young, pianist Yoo Ji-soo and violinist Kim Jong-hoon. Kim has been visually impaired from a young age, but that did not stop him from becoming a violin genius.

The concert includes compositions by Beethoven and Brahms.

The concert begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 20,000 won to 50,000 won.

Nambu Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5

(02) 780-5054, www.stageone.co.kr


Seongnam Arts Center, Concert Hall

Sept. 15: Following her bravura comeback from cancer, Seo Hye-kyung will perform a program that will include compositions from Chopin, Beethoven and more.

The concert will begin at 5 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 30,000 won to 100,000 won.

Yatap Station, Bundang Line, exit 4.

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com


Jamsil Sports Complex,

Assistant Stadium

Sept. 15: With hit songs that have topped pop charts such as “Moves Like Jagger” and “Payphone,” Maroon 5 is coming to perform in Seoul and Busan after releasing its fourth album, “Overexposed.”

The band will play at Busan Indoor Gymnasium on Sept. 14 and Jamsil Sports Complex on Sept. 15.

To date, Maroon 5’s albums have gone gold and platinum in 35 countries and the group has earned three Grammys.

The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 110,000 won to 132,000 won.

Sports Complex Station, line No. 2, exit 6 or 7

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com


Olympic Park, SK Handball Stadium

Sept. 24: Keane, the English alternative rock band, is coming to Korea for its “Strangeland: World Tour,” which started in May. Keane’s 2004 debut album, “Hopes and Fears,” won multiple awards and was the second-biggest-selling British album of the year. Keane is known for using a piano as its main instrument.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 99,000 won to 125,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com


Jamsil Indoor Stadium

Oct. 17: Bolton acquired worldwide fame with his cover version of “When a Man Loves a Woman,” for which he won a Grammy.

Tracks such as “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You” and “Go the Distance”- the latter, which was featured in the Walt Disney motion picture “Hercules”- are also popular.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 66,000 won to 180,000 won.

Sports Complex Station, line No. 2, exit 6 or 7

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



Seoul Arts Center, Jayu Theater

Sept. 21 to Oct. 7: “A Journey,” by the late Yoon Young-sun, is centered around the friendship of six men and how they came to support each other in times of hardship.

The performance will start at 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, with an additional show at 3 p.m. on Wednesday.

On Saturday, performances begin at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., and on Sunday at 3 p.m.

There are no performances on Sept. 24 and 30, and only one performance at 1 p.m. on Oct. 1.

Tickets range from 25,000 won to 40,000 won.

Nambu Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5

(02) 580-1300, www.sacticket.co.kr


Blue Square Musical Hall

To Oct. 7: “Wicked” is a musical based on Gregory Maguire’s best-selling novel “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West.”

The Broadway production has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Orchestrations, Best Costume Design and Best Scene Design.

Performances are at 8 p.m. weekdays; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday; and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday and holidays.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 160,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2 or 3

1577-3363, www.clip2u.co.kr


Sangsang Art Hall

To Oct. 21: The popular musical is back after its performance in 2005, and this time it will be shown at the Sangsang Art Hall.

The story centers around rock singer Hedwig, who after a failed sex reassignment surgery goes on an American tour.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, and 7 p.m. holidays and Sunday.

Ticket prices range from 55,000 won to 66,000 won.

Samsung Station, line No. 2, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



Seowan Theater

To Sept. 22: The modern Korean folk music concert mixes traditional music with modern melodic sounds through the use of the gayageum and janggu (double-headed hourglass-shaped drum generally played with one stick and one hand) along with an electric piano and a modern drum set.

Concerts are at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 7 p.m. Saturday.

Tickets are 20,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 4

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

Event information is culled from the Korea Tourism Organization and other online sources.
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