By: Hiacynth Ablanez
Who misses attending live concerts? The crowd, the music, the fun and that unexplainable feeling to hear your idol sing your favorite song from their playlist?
These are just some of the wonderful things we missed since the pandemic started. But now that we start to transition to a new normal, live concerts are finally happening again with some of the world’s biggest acts confirmed to perform across Southeast Asia.
In this High Five guide, we share some of the live concerts we can’t wait to see before the year ends.
SEVENTEEN 2022 World Tour – “BE THE SUN”
K-POP Boy group SEVENTEEN announced on their official twitter account that they are set to have their Southeast Asian Tour this coming September and October 2022. The boy group is famous for their songs “Aju Nice” and “Don’t Wanna Cry.”
The 13-member boy group will be having a two-night concert on September 24 and 25 at Jakarta’s Indonesia Convention Exhibition.
After Indonesia, SEVENTEEN will also have a two-night concert on October 1 and 2 at Impact Challenger Hall 1, Bangkok Thailand. Click here for more details.
Next in line for the K-POP boy group is the Philippines with a two-night concert at SM Mall of Asia Arena on October 8 and 9. If you remember, Seventeen’s last concert in Manila was the “Ode to You” world tour last February 2020. According to Live Nation Philippines, ticket prices start from P2,900 to P18,450. Tickets are available via www.smtickets.com and its authorized outlets.
Last place for the SEVENTEEN to visit in Southeast Asia is Singapore for a one-night concert on October 13 at Singapore Indoor Stadium. The Boy group last visited the said country four years ago for their Ideal Cut Tour.
To all Southeast Asian Carats out there, this is your sign to get your ticket!
BILLIE EILISH “HAPPIER THAN EVER” THE WORLD TOUR 2022
Pop singer and Grammy-winning singer Billie Eilish is set to tour Southeast Asia as a part of her “Happier than Ever” World Tour 2022. The 20-year-old singer is known for her songs, “Happier Than Ever,” “bad guy” and “Ocean Eyes.” This is the first time for the singer to have concerts in some countries in Asia.
Billie Eilish Asia Tour’s first stop is in Manila at SM Mall of Asia Arena on August 13. According to Live Nation Philippines, ticket prices start from P3,081 to P14,936 and are available via http://smtickets.com and SM Tickets outlets. Read here for more information.
After Manila, Billie Eilish will have a one-night concert at National Stadium in Malaysia on August 18. Tickets are available at https://www.golive-asia.com/.
Moreover, Singapore is also on the list of the Singer-songwriter and is expected to have the concert on August 21 at Singapore’s National Stadium. Tickets are now available via Ticketmaster SG.
Following Singapore, the pop singer is also set to have a one-night concert at Impact Arena in Bangkok Thailand on August 24. Tickets are still available at Thai Ticket Major.
THE SCRIPT “GREATEST HITS TOUR” 2022
The Irish pop-rock trio announces that they will be going to Southeast Asia as part of their Tour!
“Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia!! It’s been way too long. We are looking forward to bringing our Tales From The Script Greatest Hits tour to you in 2022! #TalesFromTheScriptTour,” The Script wrote on their twitter account.
The Manila concert will happen on September 23 at SM Mall of Asia Arena and tickets are now available on http://smtickets.com and all SM Tickets outlets.
The Thailand concert is on September 28 at Bangkok Impact Arena. Following Thailand, the Singapore show will be at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on September 25. And to close the Asia tour, the pop-rock trio will have a concert at Istora Senayan Stadium in September. Ticket details are set to be announced for the three events.
According to an article from Rappler “The tour celebrates their compilation album Tales From The Script, which includes their biggest hits and most popular songs such as” The Man Who Can’t be Moved,” “For the First Time,” “Superheroes,” “Hall of Fame (ft. Will.i.am),” and their new single “I Want It All”.
CALUM SCOTT’S “BRIDGES” ASIA TOUR 2022
“October will be filled with beautiful music,” Singer-songwriter Calum Scott announced on his social media that he will be having a “BRIDGES” Asia Tour in October 2022!
If you are a fan of Calum Scott, you can take note of the places he will be visiting in Southeast Asia! First on the list is Philippines. He will be performing at the New Frontier Theater Manila on October 20 and you can get your tickets at ticketnet.com.ph and its outlets nationwide. Second on the Southeast Asian tour is Thailand at Moonstar Studio Bangkok on October 23. Tickets are now available at ticketmelon.com.
Furthermore, on October 25, he will be going to Jakarta Indonesia for a concert at Bengkel Space SCBD and you can get your tickets at calumscottinjakarta.com. The singer-songwriter will also be going to Plenary Hall KL Convention Centre at Kuala Lumpur Malaysia on October 27. Tickets are available at golive-asia.com.
Last but not the least in the Southeast Asian country that he will be visiting is Singapore. Calum Scott will be performing at the Capitol Theatre on October 28. We don’t want you to miss this experience! You can get your tickets at sg.bookmyshow.com.
“Asia has been so supportive and one of my biggest fan bases in the world and I have always wanted to give back, so I am thrilled to be bringing my tour to you later in the year,” the singer-songwriter wrote on his Instagram post last June 8.
TOMORROW X TOGETHER’S “ACT: LOVE SICK” TOUR 2022
Tomorrow X Together or also known as TXT is coming to Southeast Asia! The five-member KPOP boy group are famous for their songs “Angel or devil,” “Magic,” and “We Lost The Summer.”
The K-POP boy group’s first on the list for their “ACT: LOVE SICK” Tour in Asia is Jakarta where they will be performing at Indonesia Convention Exhibition on October 12.
Following this is a two-night concert in the Philippines at SM Mall of Asia Arena on October 15 and 16.
Tomorrow X Together will be closing their Asia Tour at Thunder Dome, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok Thailand for another two-night concert.
Details on the tickets are soon to be announced.
These five concerts have different artists and styles but they all have one goal: make their fans happy with their music and allow them even just for a couple of hours to enjoy and sing-along with them. Are you visiting on one of these artists’ concerts this year?
Which one from our list will you be watching this 2022? Share us your thoughts in the comment section!