Boy band Stray Kids adds two more U.S. dates to sold-out world tour
Boy band Stray Kids has added two more concert dates to its second world tour "MANIAC," according to its agency JYP Entertainment on Monday.
The band's additional concerts will be held on June 28 in Newark's Prudential Center and July 10 in Los Angeles' Kia Forum.
The announcement comes after the band's concert tickets for shows in seven U.S. cities quickly sold-out.
The band is set to embark on the world tour on April 30 which will kick off in Seoul.
It will then perform in Kobe on June 11 and 12; Tokyo on June 18 and 19, Newark on June 29; Chicago on July 1; Atlanta on July 3; Fort Worth on July 6; Los Angeles on July 9; Oakland on July 12; Seattle on July 14; then Tokyo again on July 26 and 27.
"MANIAC" will be Stray Kids' first world tour in two years and five months.
Last month, the band landed on the Billboard 200 Albums chart for the first time with the EP "Oddinary" which dropped on March 18.
Stray Kids debuted in 2018 and consists of members Bang Chan, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin and I.N. The band has had hits such as “My Pace” (2018), “Miroh” (2019), “God's Menu” (2020), “Back Door” (2020) and “Thunderous” (2021). Its second full-length album “Noeasy” (2021) sold over 1.3 million copies. That album’s lead track, “Thunderous,” ranked No. 1 on several local music shows.
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