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2012.9.12 TICKET

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James Morrison, left, will perform alongside Jung Jae-hyung at the Yonsei University Amphitheater on Oct. 7. Jung, who studied in France, is a wellknown songwriter. See MUSIC. Provided by the organizer


MUSIC



SEO HYE-KYUNG

Seongnam Arts Center, Concert Hall

Saturday: Following her bravura comeback from cancer, pianist Seo Hye-kyung will perform a program that will include compositions by Chopin and Beethoven.

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



MAROON 5

Jamsil Sports Complex,

Assistant Stadium

Saturday: 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 Friday and Jamsil Sports Complex on Saturday.

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



NELL

Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

Sept. 20 to 23: Nell, a popular Korean indie rock band that has been hugely recognized within the industry, will perform its “Standing in the Rain” concert next week.

The band has been selling out show after show, and this autumn tour should be no different.

Shows on Sept. 20 and 21 will begin at 8 p.m.; on Sept. 22 at 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.; and on Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. Ticket prices range from 88,000 won to 99,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



IU

The War Memorial of Korea, War Memorial Plaza

Sept. 22 to 23: The nation’s little sister, IU, will be giving an encore concert at the War Memorial Plaza, which will last for two days. IU rose to fame with her hit song “Good Day”, and many praise the singer for her vocal talent at such a young age.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m. on both days.

Tickets prices range from 66,000 won to 99,000 won.

Samgakji Station, line No. 4 and 6, exit 12

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

KEANE

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 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



JAMES MORRISON, JUNG JAE-HYUNG

Yonsei University Amphitheater

Oct. 7: Singer-songwriters Jung Jae-hyung and James Morrison will be giving a concert at the Yonsei University Amphitheater on Oct. 7. Korean Jung Jae-hyung is recognized throughout the nation, and after a long break to study music in France, Jung has come back to perform alongside James Morrison. This will be Morrison’s first performance in Korea.

The concert will begin at 6 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 77,000 won to 121,000 won.

Sinchon Station, line No. 2, exit 3 or 4

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



MICHAEL BOLTON

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.

Ticket prices range from 66,000 won to 180,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



KENNY ROGERS

Olympic Park, Olympic Hall

Oct. 26: Kenny Rogers, the American country singer, is coming to Korea for the first time in 13 years. The winner of several awards, including a Grammy for his song “The Gambler”, Kenny Rogers has been crowned as the “king” of American country music.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost from 90,000 won to 220,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



NORAH JONES

Jamsil Indoor Stadium

Nov. 17: Norah Jones took the pop scene by storm with her debut album “Come Away With Me” in 2002, which swept the Grammys a year later and sold over 30 million copies worldwide. She is coming to Seoul for the first time in seven years. Ticket prices range from 132,000 won to 165,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com





THEATER



A JOURNEY

Seoul Arts Center, Jayu Theater

Sept. 21 to Oct. 7: “A Journey,” by the late Yoon Young-sun, is centered on 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.

Ticket prices range from 25,000 won to 40,000 won.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5

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



WICKED

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.

Ticket prices range from 50,000 won to 160,000 won.

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

1577-3363, www.clip2u.co.kr



HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

Sangsang Art Hall

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





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



CONCERT: CITY-REFINED

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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