Upcoming K-Pop concerts in the Bay Area

Get your light sticks ready, K-Pop is taking over the Bay Area. Our resident K-Pop expert Evelyn Vasquez is keeping tabs on all of the latest concert news and new local tour dates. Watch this space for updates every week!

Know of a K-Pop event we've missed? Let us know! Email: evelyn.vasquez@nbcuni.com.

Artist: Youngji


Date: Sunday, July 30

Time: 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.  

Location: San Mateo County Event Center (San Mateo)


  • First female rapper to win Mnet's Hip Hop survival contest ‘Show Me The Money’ in 2022.
  • Gained popularity through her YouTube show ‘My Alcohol Diary’ where Youngji interviews K-Pop stars at her home. Has interviewed Korea's biggest stars such as Jin from BTS, Nayeon and Chaeyoung of TWICE, and Jisoo from BLACKPINK.

Artist: (G)I-DLE

Tour name: I am FREE-TY

Date: Friday, August 4

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (San Francisco)

Light stick color: red neon, chic violet 

Fandom name: Neverland


  • 2018 Asia Artist Awards - Rookie of the Year
  • 2020 Spotify Awards -  nominated for Most-Streamed Kpop Female Artist

Artist: KARD


Date: Friday, August 4

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: The Warfield (San Francisco)

Light stick color: No light stick

Fandom name: Hidden KARD


  • 2017 Asia Artist Awards - Rookie award
  • 2018 Asia Artist Awards - New Wave award

Artist: AESPA

Outside Lands Music Festival

Date: Friday, August 11

Time: TBA

Location: Golden Gate Park  (San Francisco)

Light stick color: light purple, light blue

Fandom name: MY


  • Their third mini album “MY WORLD” set a new record for highest 1st-week sales of any female artist in Hanteo Chart history with over 1.37 million copies.
  • Named as TIME Magazine's Next Generation Leaders Of 2022

Artist: Wave To Earth (Korean Rock/Alternative - not K-Pop)

Tour name: Wave To Earth

Date: Friday, August 18 and Sunday, August 20 

Time: 8:00 p.m. 

Location: The UC Theatre (Berkeley)


  • Reached 14.3 million streams on Spotify in 2022


Date: Tuesday, August 22

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Location: Oracle Park (San Francisco)

Light stick color: black and pink

Fandom name: BLINK


  • First Korean act to headline Coachella
  • Latest album ‘Born Pink’ debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart

Artist: Jimmy Brown with Rovv (KR&B - not K-Pop)

Tour name: Like The First Time

Date: Tuesday, November 14

Time: 7:00 p.m. 

Location: The Midway (San Francisco)


  • Together, Jimmy Brown and Rovv have released two albums that combined reached over 10 million streams.
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