Tickets for ‘mother of all K-pop concerts’ to cost between S$168-$268

jeffoon
Singapore Showbiz19 September 2012

Super Junior are among the star acts confirmed for SM Town concert in Singapore. (Courtesy of SM Entertainment)
Super Junior are among the star acts confirmed for SM Town concert in Singapore. (Courtesy of SM Entertainment)

Tickets for this year's mother of all K-pop concerts will cost between $168-$268.

The prices for four different passes to the SM Town Live Tour III on 23 November were released on Wednesday.

The concert by SM Entertainment, one of South Korea's biggest entertainment agencies, is set to be a spectacular $5 million four-hour-long music extravaganza complete with special effects, pyrotechnics and laser effects.

Major acts like BoA, Super Junior and Girls' Generation are set to rock the 18,000-capacity Marina Bay floating stage.

Although the final line-up has yet to confirmed, SHINee, f(x), EXO and TVXQ are among some of the bigger acts on the SM Town roster.

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18,000 tickets are up for grabs, from $268 for seats in the VIP section, to $238 for standing room in the moshpit. Other categories are priced at $218 and $168 respectively.

Update: As of 2 October, 90 per cent of the tickets for SM Town have been sold.

The mosh-pit, meant for the hardcore fans to get up close and personal with their favourite acts, will be able to accomodate 5,000 fans.

For safety reasons, children below 12 will not be allowed into the moshpit and those below 7 cannot attend the concert.

Priority booking for Samsung and OCBC customers starts at 10 am from 29 Sep to 1 Oct. Ticket sales will then be open to the public from 2 Oct.

All tickets are sold via SISTIC's website, phone lines, and counters.

Will the Marina Bay floating platform surpass the SM Town III concert in Seoul (above)? (Courtesy of SM Entertainment)
Will the Marina Bay floating platform surpass the SM Town III concert in Seoul (above)? (Courtesy of SM Entertainment)

"SM Town is truly the mother of all K-pop concerts and we're madly excited to bring this to Singapore, " said Beatrice Chia-Richmond, creative director of organisers Running Into The Sun.

Previous SM Town concerts have been held in prestigious locations such as New York's Madison Square Garden, Los Angeles' Staples Centre and Zenith de Paris in France in front of packed audiences of 14,000-15,000 fans.

This year's Live Tour will be a "rain or shine" event and go on even in the event of bad weather.

Overseas fans hoping to catch a glimpse of their favourite SM Town K-pop idols can get their tickets online from SISTIC.

Malaysian fans can also purchase their tickets via Ticketcharge.

The SM Town concert is set to feature a star-studded roster of acts. (Courtesy of SM Entertainment)
The SM Town concert is set to feature a star-studded roster of acts. (Courtesy of SM Entertainment)

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