BTS’ j-hope and the boys from TOMORROW x TOGETHER will both make their Lollapalooza debut.
The K-pop talents will be traveling to Chicago for this year’s festival, which is known to being one of the best music festivals in the US and abroad. Headlining the main stage on Sunday, July 31st will be j-hope who will be making history as the first South Korean artist to headline said stage at one of the biggest US music festival. His set will be the festival’s closing performance. j-hope released a solo mixtape called Hope World on March 1, 2018 under Big Hit Entertainment.
TXT will be on stage and making their US music festival debut on Saturday, July 30. The group just released Minisode 2: Thursday Child, their 5th EP last May 9, 2022 under Big Hit Music and Republic Records.
Lollapalooza tickets are available at www.lollapalooza.com/tickets .
BTS, an acronym of Bangtan Sonyeondan or “Beyond the Scene,” are a GRAMMY-nominated South Korean boyband that has been capturing the hearts of millions of fans globally since their debut in June 2013. The members of BTS are RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook. Gaining recognition for their authentic and self-produced music, top-notch performances, and the way they interact with their fans, the band has established themselves as 21st century pop icons breaking countless world records. While imparting a positive influence through activities such as the LOVE MYSELF campaign and the UN ‘Speak Yourself’ speech, the band has mobilized millions of fans across the world (named ARMY), collected six No.1 Billboard Hot 100 singles in a span of a year and just over a month, and performed multiple sold-out stadium shows across the world. They were also named TIME’s Entertainer of the Year 2020. BTS were nominated two years in a row for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 63rd and 64th GRAMMY Awards and have been recognized with numerous prestigious awards like the Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards (Artist of the Year 2021) and MTV Video Music Awards.
About TOMORROW X TOGETHER TOMORROWX TOGETHER are regarded as K-pop’s voice of Gen Z for their musical narratives which focus on the common experiences and emotions of youth across the globe. Consisting of five members — SOOBIN, YEONJUN, BEOMGYU, TAEHYUN, and HUENINGKAI — TOMORROW X TOGETHER took the K-pop industry by storm, racking up over 10 ‘Rookie of the Year’ awards and selling out their first U.S. showcase across 6 cities in 2019, the year of their debut. TOMORROW X TOGETHER have been listed at the top of Billboard’s “25 Best K-Pop Songs of 2021: Critics’ Picks” with their 2021 release, The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE, and the subsequent album The Chaos Chapter: FIGHT OR ESCAPE was featured on Rolling Stone’s “The 50 Best Albums of 2021” as the only album by a Korean act. The quintet further expanded their global presence when they were nominated for “New Artist of 2021” and elected “Hero of the Year” at the BandLab NME Awards 2022. TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s newest 2022 release, minisode 2: Thursday’s Child, made its debut at No.4 on the Billboard 200. The ‘it’ boys are set to embark on their first world tour this July.