K-POP SENSATIONS ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN SHOWS IN SYDNEY & MELBOURNE THIS JUNE!
Frontier Touring is overjoyed to announce that breakthrough South Korean boy band MONSTA X (under Starship Entertainment) will visit Australia for their first full fledged tour this June, performing in Sydney and Melbourne as part of their mammoth 2019 MONSTA X WORLD TOUR ‘WE ARE HERE’. Touching down in 18 cities and 12 countries across Asia, North America, Europe, Australia, and South America, it’s the band’s biggest tour to date, celebrating the release of their two most recent albums Take. 1 Are You There? and Take. 2 We Are Here, featuring hit singles ‘Alligator’ and Steve Aoki collaboration ‘Play It Cool’.
K-pop fans can experience the debut Australian performances of MONSTA X on Wednesday 5 June at the ICC Sydney Theatre, and at Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne on Saturday 8 June. The Frontier Members Pre-sale will run for 24 hours from 2pm AEDT on Tuesday 19 March, before tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am AEDT on Friday 22 March.
MONSTA X fans, aka ‘Monbebes’, can attest to the fact that the boyband’s live shows are second to none, packed to the brim with intense vocal performances, punchy choreography, and unrivalled stage presence. Each of the seven band members brings another layer of energy, power, and excitement to the stage.
‘’Breathtaking’ doesn’t do justice to the experience of seeing the K-pop princes in the flesh.’ – The Guardian (UK)
‘MONSTA X is its own glorious beast’ – Metro (UK)
After coming together to form MONSTA X on reality show No.Mercy in 2015, members Shownu, Wonho, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Joohoney and I.M debuted with their Trespass EP (2015) which peaked at #5 on the Korean charts, followed by Rush EP which peaked at #3. Since then, the band have consistently released albums, songs, collaborations, mixtapes, soundtracks and cover songs, with their first studio album The Clan Pt. 2.5 hitting #1 on Billboard’s World Albums chart.2018 marked an enormous year for the band, with their Take.1 Are You There? album, featuring ‘Shoot Out’, landing on multiple Billboard Charts. They were also selected to perform at iHeartRadio’s annual Jingle Ball event, and performed six concerts across the United States, making them the first ever K-pop group to do so. They backed it up quickly with Take.2 We Are Here in February, which included hit single ‘Alligator’ and the Steve Aoki collaboration ‘Play It Cool’. The album debuted at #1 on the iTunes album chart worldwide, with ‘Alligator’ racking up 10 million views on YouTube in less than three days upon release.
MONSTA X embarked on successful world tours in 2017 and 2018, including several sold-out performances, but this upcoming world tour includes their first ever shows in Australia. MONSTA X’s global tour has been arranged by CJ Entertainment, AEG Presents and Powerhouse. Known for their charm, energy, and infectious live shows, they are not to be missed. Fans are urged to secure tickets now to avoid missing out!
Presented by Frontier Touring
GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE
Begins: Friday 22 March (10am local time)
Wednesday 5 June
ICC Sydney Theatre | Sydney, NSW
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849
Saturday 8 June
Margaret Court Arena | Melbourne, VIC
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849