BTS' Suga Announces Global Solo Tour

BTS member Suga will become the first artist of the group to embark on a solo international tour.

The tour has been announced under Suga’s own name and his other stage moniker, Agust D. Kicking off in the U.S. at the UBS Arena in Belmont Park, New York for a two-day show on April 26 and 27, Suga is slated to follow up with a one-night show at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Following New Jersey, Suga arrives in Rosemont, Illinois for a three-day show in May before heading down to California for five days of performances in Los Angeles and Oakland. Suga makes his way to Southeast Asia at the end of May through to June, making stops in Jakarta, Bangkok, and Singapore. The artist closes his tour with dates in Seoul while Japan dates have yet to be announced.

All seven K-pop artists of BTS are currently exploring solo projects and are completing their mandatory military service. In the past, Suga has released his own self-titled mixtape as Agust D and another follow-up in 2020. He has worked with Psy, Japanese singer Ømi and his other bandmate Jung Kook to release singles in the past.

Tickets for Suga’s solo tour are slated to go on sale to the general public starting on March 3 at 3 p.m. local time. Those in the U.S. can purchase the tickets through the Ticketmaster Verified Fan platform Fans will be able to register for tow Verified Fan presales online starting now through to February 23 at 7 p.m. PT. ARMY MEMBER presales will have a chance to buy tickets beginning on March 1. If these presale tickets sell out, there will not be a General Verified Fan presale, which will begin on March 2, pending ticket availability.

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