According to YG Entertainment on April 2nd, BIGBANG will be embarking on another world tour this year, releasing a poster that read “2015 WORLD TOUR IN SEOUL WITH NAVER” on their blog YG-Life, kick starting the tour with a two-day concert at the Seoul Olympic Stadium on April 25th and 26th.
BIGBANG last held a world tour in 2012, visiting over 12 countries and mobilizing over 800,000 fans. But this year’s world tour will be the largest the group has ever held thus far with expectations of it drawing over 1.4 million fans.
The 2015 World Tour will start in April 2015 in Seoul and will carry well over into 2016 with over 70 performances scheduled through 15 different countries, including South Korea, China, Japan, and in Southeast Asia, as well as the Americas.
Roy Bennett has been revealed to be participating in the upcoming world tour once again, reprising his position as the creative director. He has previously worked with Prince, Paul McCartney, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and Rihanna, designing their concert stages. In addition, videographer Ed Burke (Beyonce) will be joining as a co-creative director. Gil Smith II will be jumping on as the musical director, as well as Jonathan Lia as the producer, and much more.
Tickets for the Seoul concert will be available on April 6th and 7th though G-Market at 8PM KST.