Concert Rundown: Here are All the K-Pop Acts Heading to Manila This 2018!

Filipino K-pop fans better have all their savings ready because concert dates of some of the biggest K-pop acts are announced here and there, and are happening sooner than expected! 

Get your lightsticks ready because we're giving you a rundown of everything you need to know about the upcoming K-pop concerts this year! Make sure to have this page bookmarked, because we will be updating them as more shows are announced! 

1. Super Junior's "Super Show 7" in Manila
June 30 (Mall of Asia Arena)

Photo: PULP Live World/Facebook

Five years since Super Show 5, Super Junior is set to come back to Manila for another legendary show for their Filipino ELFs (or Ever Lasting Friends). Catch Leeteuk, Donghae, Siwon, Yesung, Heechul, Eunhyuk, and Shindong on June 30 at the Mall of Asia Arena as they perform both their new and old hits which include "Sorry Sorry", "Bonamana", "Black Suit", "Lo Siento", and more. 

The group currently has 8 Korean full albums, with the most recent one, Play, released in November last year. 

Tickets, priced from P2500 to P12500, will be available starting June 3 via SMTickets.  The show is produced by PULP Live World. 


2. Momoland
August 18 (Venue to be announced)

Photo: Momoland/Facebook 

In a livestream that happened weeks ago, Momoland's Nancy, Daisy, and Ahin revealed that they will be going to the Philippines on August 18! They still haven't announced what they will be doing here - whether it's a concert or a fanmeet - but it's still good enough to get everyone excited. 

Momoland debuted in 2016 and is now composed of 9 members. They released their fourth mini album Fun to the World last June, led by the title track "Bam". 


3. GFriend's "Season of GFriend" in Manila
August 19 (Kia Theater)

Six-member girl group GFriend will also be heading to Manila for the first time this August! The most requested group on MyMusicTaste, the group is set to perform tunes from their most recent albums, including "Me Gustas Tu", "Love Whisper", "Summer Rain", and "Time for the Moon Night". 

GFriend, which consists of Sowon, Yerin, Eunha, Yuju, SinB, and Umji, was formed in 2015 and has released 6 mini albums and 1 full album since. 

Tickets are priced from P2300 to P11000 (which includes Hi-Touch, Soundcheck, Red Carpet, and Photo Wall) and will go on-sale via Ticketnet starting June 5, 3PM. 


4. Wanna One's "One: The World" in Manila
September 1 (Mall of Asia Arena)

Photo: PULP Live World/Facebook

Not a year since they held their first fanmeeting in Manila, Wanna One will be returning again on September 1! And this time, they will be performing for their Wannables at the Mall of Asia Arena!

The 11-member group, which was formed in 2017 through the survival program Produce 101 Season 2, is set to release their 3rd album on June 4, so fans can expect to hear their new songs, led by the title track "Light". 

Tickets are priced from P2000 to P12500 and will be onsale starting July 15 via SMTickets. The show is produced by PULP Live World. 


5. SEVENTEEN's "Ideal Cut Tour" in Manila
September 29 (Mall of Asia Arena)

Photo: PULP Live World/Facebook

September must be the month for the K-pop fans as SEVENTEEN will be performing again at the Mall of Asia Arena just weeks after Wanna One as part of their Ideal Cut Tour. 

Comprised of 13 members, the group, which debuted back in 2015, has already released 4 mini albums and 2 full albums in Korean. They have also recently started promotions in Japan with We Make You, led by the title track "Call Call Call". 

Start of ticket selling is yet to be announced but tickets are expected to range from P1500 to P12500. The show is produced by Pulp Live World. 


6. Day6's "Youth" Tour in Manila
October 6 (Kia Theatre)

Photo: Day6/Facebook

My Days! Rock band Day6 will also be making their way to Manila this year as part of their first world tour! Happening on October 6, prepare to be serenaded by Jae, Sungjin, Young K, Wonpil, and Dowoon as they as they also promote their first studio albums, Sunrise and Moonrise. 

The JYP group, which debuted in 2015, has already released 2 mini albums and 2 full albums since. 

Tickets, priced from P2900 to P10900 (with hi-touch and poster), are now sold out.


7. MBC Show Champion
October 28 (Mall of Asia Arena)

Photo: All Access Productions

Brought by All Access Productions, MBC Show Champion, happening on October 28 at the Mall of Asia Arena, could be this year's biggest K-pop event as it's set to bring some of the biggest K-pop groups of today.

It's the second time that MBC Show Champion will be held in Manila. The first was in 2016 where groups like BTS, VIXX, AOA, BAP, Astro, and more performed in one stage. This year, Show Champion will be bringing EXO, MXM, Weki Meki, Xeno-T, The Boyz, and Hyungseop and Eunwoong, with Kim Shinyoung as the MC. 

Tickets, which are priced between P2120 to P10600, go on pre-sale on September 16 at SM North Skydome. 


8. Winner
November 10 (Mall of Asia Arena)

Photo: Pulp Live World/Facebook 

If you're part of the Inner Circle, you better have your savings and your lightsticks ready because Jinwoo, Seunghoon, Mino, and Seungyoon of WINNER will also be doing a show in Manila on November 10 as part of their 2018 Everywhere Tour! 

WINNER was formed in 2013 through the survival show WIN: Who is Next. They made their debut in 2014, and has since released 1 mini album and 2 full albums. Their most-recent release EVERYD4Y came out in April and was led by title track "Everyday". 


9. iKON
November 11 (Mall of Asia Arena)

Photo: Pulp Live World/Facebook

The 7-member boy group iKON has just recently announced that they will be coming to perform at the Mall of Asia Arena on November 11 as part of their 2018 Continue Tour! 

iKON, which consists of B.I., Bobby, Jinhwan, Ju-ne, Yunhyeong, Donghyuk, and Chanwoo, made their debut in 2015 with Welcome Back, led by the title track "My Type". Their second album Return was released this year with the title single "Love Scenario". 


Which of these concerts will you be going to? Is there any other K-pop group you want to see soon? Let us know in the comments! 


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