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Big-name performances to look forward to in Indonesia in 2019

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Tue, January 1, 2019  /  02:04 pm
Big-name performances to look forward to in Indonesia in 2019

BlackPink members (left to right) Rose, Jennie, Jisoo and Lisa attend a press conference in Nonhyeon-dong, Seoul. (YG Entertainment via The Korea Herald/-)

It’s been a memorable year for fans of international musicians in Indonesia, as plenty of them have performed in the country, including Celine Dion, Katy Perry, Day6, Wanna One and Guns N’ Roses.

As the year comes to an end, several musicians have already announced Indonesian concert dates in 2019. Below are some to look out for, as compiled by Antara news agency:

BLACKPINK 

YG Entertainment’s BLACKPINK is scheduled to perform at International Convention Exhibition (ICE) in BSD, Tangerang, Banten, on Jan. 19 and 20.

Tickets to its Jan. 20 are already sold out, meanwhile tickets for their Jan. 19 show is still available.

Set as part of its world tour, ticket prices started from Rp 1.1 million (US$75.5).

This is not the first time the Korean girl band has paid a visit to Indonesia, as they previously performed in December at a Shopee Indonesia event.

Stray Kids

Stray Kids will perform in Indonesia on Jan. 26, 2019. Stray Kids will perform in Indonesia on Jan. 26, 2019. (straykids.jype.com/File)

Korean boyband Stray Kids are set to bring their Unveil Tour “I am…” to Indonesia on Jan. 26 at ICE in BSD, Tangerang.

Tickets can be purchased online, with prices starting at Rp 1.4 million.

Toto

Legendary music group Toto is scheduled to be part of a special show at the 2019 Java Jazz Festival.

The performance date has not been announced, however the festival is slated to take place from March 1 to 3 at JIEXpo Kemayoran in Central Jakarta.

Read also: Stray Kids to return to Jakarta in January

Kodaline 

Irish band Kodaline will visit its Indonesian fans as part of its 2019 Politics of Living Tour. The concert be held on March 1 at Istora Senayan, Central Jakarta.

Tickets will be available online from Jan. 9 with presale prices starting from Rp 500,000.

John Mayer 

American musician John Mayer will rock a Jakarta stage on April 3 as part of his World Tour 2019. The “New Light” crooner will make a stop in other countries as well, including New Zealand, Singapore, Australia, Japan and Thailand.

 John Mayer performs at the Forum in Inglewood, California, on July 30. John Mayer performs at the Forum in Inglewood, California, on July 30. (AFP/Kevin Winter)

Ed Sheeran 

In 2017, British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran canceled his Indonesian concert date, as well as those in other countries due to injury. However, the “Shape of You” singer has confirmed that he will make a stop in Jakarta following his Divide World Tour 2019.

Promoted by PK Entertainment, the concert will take place at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Senayan, Central Jakarta, on May 3.

Tickets to the show, with prices start at Rp 1.4 million, have been available online since Dec. 5 and are nearly sold out.  

Lauv 

Ari Staprans “Lauv” Leff is set to hit the stage at Tennis Indoor Stadium in Senayan, Central Jakarta, on May 24.

 Tickets for both tribune and festival categories are sold out.

Known for his singles “Paris in the Rain” and “I Like Me Better”, Lauv is scheduled to hold shows in other countries as well, including India, Singapore, Thailand and Japan. (wir/kes)