Lightinthemind (lightinthemind) wrote in omonatheydidnt,

AltROK Live in NYC: 2K11 SEOULSONIC announces 3 concerts from March 24th-26th

Fresh from their smashing showcases at CMW Canadian Music Week and SXSW South By Southwest, the 2K11 SEOULSONIC bands land in the Big Apple this week for a trifecta of high profile New York City concerts. The first concert on March 24th will be live streamed! In addition, 5 special limited edition CD’s along with Tour T-shirts are going to be given away!



THU March 24th

On Thursday March 24th, Korean-American alternative folk singer Big Phony (LA) and modern rock quartet Kite Operations (NYC) join the 2K11 SEOULSONIC lineup of Galaxy Express, Vidulgi Ooyoo, and Idiotape at the legendary music venue, The Knitting Factory. 

In an unprecedented first for the K-Pop music industry, the entire US concert of Korea’s top AltROK bands will be streamed live online worldwide ( starting from 7:30PM EST (4:30 PM PST / 한국 표준시 06:30AM KST).

Venue : The Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Avenue)
Time : Doors open at 7:00PM / Concert begins at 7:30PM
Tickets : $15 USD

FRI March 25th

On Friday, March 25th, the 2K11 SEOULSONIC artists have been confirmed to step on stage with New York pop-punk band Paper Dolls at the Han Benefit Concert : Rock to Fight Hunger in North Korea. Proceeds from the charity show will support GRS World’s nutrition programs for nursing mothers and infants in North Korea.

Venue : Soiree (199 Bowery Street)
Time : Doors open at 7:00PM / Concert begins at 8:00PM
Tickets : $18 USD online / $25 USD at the door

SAT March 26th

And on Saturday March 26th, Idiotape bring their electrifying rocktronic beats to The Circle NYC Nightclub for a special late night session. Picked by The Toronto Star newspaper as one of the top 9 performances at CMW and selected by San Francisco music blogsite Spinning Platters as one of the top 6 international acts to watch at SXSW, Idiotape will unveil their latest mashup mixes with 2011 Korean Music Awards’ Musicians of the Year, Galaxy Express.

Venue : The Circle NYC (135 West 41st Street)
Time : Doors open at 10:00PM / Concert begins at 2:30AM

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Stagediving into Seoul’s dynamic music scene, SEOULSONIC breaks the speed of now with a pulsating radar on Korea’s top breakthrough artists. From indie clubs to international festivals, SEOULSONIC pushes the tempo of Korean music acts making waves across and beyond Asia.

For Spring 2K11, SEOULSONIC will be rolling out its first ever North American tour featuring AltROK sensations Galaxy Express, Idiotape, and Vidulgi OoyoO.

Launching at Canada’s largest music festival, CMW Canadian Music Week (Toronto Ontario : March 9th – 12th), SEOULSONIC will take its traveling rock n roll roadshow to the 25th anniversary celebration of America’s biggest new music festival, SXSW South By Southwest (Austin Texas : March 15th – 20th) with additional concert dates in New York City (March 24th @ The Knitting Factory Brooklyn), San Diego (March 31st @ Tin Can Alehouse), and Los Angeles (April 2nd @ The Roxy Theatre).

Special guests on the SEOULSONIC North America tour include Korean-American modern rockers Kite Operation (New York City), singer-songwriter Big Phony (New York City / Los Angeles), and freestyle battle rapper MC Dumbfoundead (Los Angeles).

3.24 NYC The Knitting Factory Brooklyn ($15 USD)
3.31 SAN DIEGO Tin Can Alehouse ($10 USD)
4.02 LA The Roxy Theatre ($15 USD)

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