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Need a fun way to celebrate BTS? Fever’s popular Candlelight series will feature the last of a special two-night performance honoring the K-pop superstars.
The second installment of Candlelight K Pop: A Tribute to BTS will take place next Wednesday (June 22) at Ovation Square Long Beach, Calif (a BTS candlelight concert was also held at the same venue in May).
Tickets range from $35-70, but most of the cheaper tickets have already sold out. Performances for next week’s show will be held at 6:30 p.m. PT and 9 p.m. PT. Doors will open 45 minutes prior to the start time. Late entry will not be permitted.
Attendees will be surrounded by candlelight while enjoying BTS songs performed by the Orchid Quartet, a Los Angeles-based string quartet. The tentative performance lineup will include “Butter,” “Boy With Luv (feat. Halsey),” “Life Goes On,” “DNA,” “Spring Day,” “I Need U,” “Save Me,” “Black Swan,” “My Universe” with Coldplay, “Permission to Dance,” “Butterfly,” “Pied Piper,” “Fake Love” and “Dynamite.”
Audience members must be at least 10 years old to attend and anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Fever’s live music series combines candlelit musical tributes in unconventional venues and has featured tributes to Taylor Swift, Adele and other recording artists in cities including New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Texas and London.
There are also music-related tribute dinners, like the upcoming Queens of Pop Dinner ($79) rooftop concert which will feature a two-course meal and tributes to Beyonće, Madonna, Rihanna, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Robin, Lady Gaga, P!nk, Swift, Adele and more.
For BTS ARMY members who don’t live in or near Southern California, there was a BTS candlelight tribute was held on May 19 at Historic Sanctuary at St. David’s in Austin. It’s unclear if, or when, other BTS candlelight tribute concerts will be held this year.
The BTS candlelight tribute series kicked off ahead of the group’s upcoming anthology album Proof, which dropped June 10. Now that the album is out, Southern California K-pop fans can celebrate by attending the one-of-a-kind Candlelight K-Pop: A Tribute to BTS.
In May, BTS member V got candid about accepting both facets of his personality on the forthcoming album. “I tended to think of Kim Taehyung and the artist V as being separate and thought that I had to choose one or the other, as visually portrayed in the ‘Singularity’ music video,” he explained in a video shared to Big Hit Music’s Twitter account. “That was when I thought hard about who I was as a person and I felt a bit confused. Artist V performs on stage, and enjoys himself with ARMY. But Kim Taehyung spends ordinary days with family and friends.”
The Proof album consists of 35-tracks across three CDs containing new and unreleased tracks and more. In addition to releasing the highly-anticipated anthology on June 10, BTS debuted the music video for the album’s lead single, “Yet to Come (The Most Beautiful Moment .
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