“Why We Fail”: Singer-songwriter Lee Sung-yol will hold a month of concerts to mark the release of his third album “Why We Fail.” His latest album was released after a four year hiatus, and it is the first time that he has held a month of concerts, his agency said. The stage will be in the center so that the audience can see him from all directions. The concert will take place through Sept. 24 at Sogang University’s Merry Hall. Ticket is 55,000 won. For more information, call (02) 511-0380.
Singer-songwriter Lee Sung-yol (Fluxus Music)
“Koichi Domoto 2011 BPM in Seoul”: Koichi Domoto, a member of Japanese idol group duo Kinki Kids, will hold his first concert in Korea on Sept. 10 at the Olympic Hall. Since debut in 1997, the idol group has been actively engaging in various entertainment areas in Japan, ranging from singing to acting to hosting TV shows. Koichi Domoto debuted as a solo artist in 2006 with the album “Deep in your heart / +MILLION but -LOVE.” The duo is to release their album “BMP” in Korea within August. Tickets range from 77,000 won to 99,000 won. For details, call 1566-5702.
“Lee Seung-hwan, The Regrets”: Pop and rock singer-songwriter Lee Seung-hwan will hold solo concert “The Regrets” on Sept. 18 at Olympic Park’s Subyeon outdoor stage. The 46-year-old has released more than 10 different studio albums and extended plays since his debut in 1996. in He will be collaborating with a project at the concert. The show will be presented in an autumn atmosphere setting, with a main focus on acoustic sounds. Tickets, priced at 99,000 won, are available at www.interpark.com. For details, call (02) 563-0565.
“2PM Hands Up Asia Tour”: Six-member K-pop group 2PM will hold its 2011 Asia Tour, starting with a Seoul concert in September. The upcoming concert in Seoul will be the act’s second solo concert in Korea and will take place at Jamsil Gymnasium on Sept. 2-3. The group’s Asia tour will continue through November. Making a comeback with the song “Hands Up,” the group topped online and offline charts for several weeks. Ticketing has opened on www.mnet.com and www.yes24.com. Tickets range from 55,000 won to 99,000 won. For more information, call 1577-3363.
“Beady Eye Live in Seoul”: Rock band Beady Eye will hold a concert on Sept. 3 at Ax-Korea in Seoul at 7:30 p.m. The concert had been initially scheduled in May but was delayed due to the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The U.K. group consisting of Liam Gallagher and other ex-members of Oasis released their first album “Different Gear, Still Speeding” in February. Korean indie band Gukkasten will support. Ticketing will be available at ticket.interpark.com. Tickets are priced at 99,000 won. For details, call (02) 332-3277.