SM Town Live '10 World Tour

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SM Town Live '10 World Tour
Smtownlive10.jpg
Promotional image for SMTown Live '10 World Tour in Seoul
World tour by SM Town
Location Asia, North America, Europe
Associated album Various
Start date 21 August 2010 (2010-08-21)
End date 23 October 2011 (2011-10-23)
Shows 5 in Japan
2 in United States
2 in France
1 in South Korea
1 in China
11 in total
SM Town concert chronology
SM Town Live '08
(2008–2009)
SM Town Live '10 World Tour
(2010–2011)
SM Town Live World Tour III
(2012–2013)

SM Town Live '10 World Tour was the 2010–2011 worldwide live concert tour by SM Town. The tour commenced with one show in Seoul in August 2010 and continued onto United States, Japan, China and France.[1][2][3]

Background[edit]

SM Town is the name for the artists under Korean record label SM Entertainment. Each year the company organizes their artists to come together and perform on a four to six hours long concert that tours around the world.[4]

Concerts[edit]

The first concert in Seoul reportedly lasted for six hours and featured 80 songs by various SM artist, as well as performances by actors Kim Min-jong, Go Ara and Lee Yeon-hee.[5] The Shanghai concert on 11 September 2010 was played to an audience of 25,000 people including performances of 54 songs. It also included a celebration for Kangta's 15th anniversary in the music industry, featuring a special video of his past activities.[6]

The concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles was attended by 15,000 fans.[7] S.M. Entertainment hired 3D movie production specialist Cameron PACE Group (a James Cameron company), who brought in popular live music director Keith Hobelman to capture the evenings performance. The show was shown in theaters in 3D and there was also a Blu-ray DVD format made for the retail level. It was also placed at #10 on US Billboard Boxcore chart, with ticket sales at over USD $1 million. It also mark the first Asian artists to chart in the top 10.[8]

The first two-day Tokyo concert at Yoyogi National Stadium attracted an audience of 24,000. The second leg of the concert in Tokyo was originally scheduled for 9 and 10 April but were postponed till September, out of respect after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in March.[9]

Performers[edit]

Set list[edit]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue Attendance
21 August 2010 Seoul South Korea Seoul Olympic Stadium[10] 40.000 / 40.000
4 September 2010 Los Angeles United States Staples Center[11] 15.000 / 15.000
11 September 2010 Shanghai China Hongkou Stadium 25.000 / 25.000
25 January 2011 Tokyo Japan National Yoyogi Stadium[12] 24.000 / 24.000
26 January 2011
10 June 2011 Paris France Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy[13] 14.000 / 14.000
11 June 2011
2 September 2011 Tokyo Japan Tokyo Dome[14] 150.000 / 150.000
3 September 2011
4 September 2011
23 October 2011 New York City United States Madison Square Garden[15] 15.000 / 15.000

Media[edit]

DVD
  • SM Town Live in Tokyo Special Edition (2011)[16]
Film
  • I AM. - SM Town Live World Tour in Madison Square Garden (10 May 2012[17] but postponed to 21 June 2012, due to audio issues)[18]
Television
  • SM Town Live in Tokyo on MBC 9 April 2012 for 90-minute, featured backstage interviews.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gil, Hyesung "보아·슈주·소시 SM 가수들, 8·9월 대규모 월드 투어" (BoA. Suju. Soshi SM singers, August-September Large Scale World Tour) StarNews. 2 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-04 (Korean)
  2. ^ Hicap, Jonathan "SM Entertainment artists including Super Junior to hold world tour" Manila Bulletin. 3 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-07
  3. ^ "SMTOWN Live 2010 World Tour" Staples Center. Retrieved 2010-08-14
  4. ^ "SM Entertainment to launch world tour The Korea Times. 2 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-04
  5. ^ Kim, Lynn (5 August 2010). "SMTOWN LIVE concert to be six hours long, says SM". 10 Asia. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  6. ^ Hong, Lucia (13 September 2010). "SM artists bring in 25,000 fans to concert in Shanghai". 10 Asia. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  7. ^ Park, Kun-ouc (6 September 2010). "SM artists attract 15,000 fans to LA concert". 10 Asia. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  8. ^ Hong, Lucia (15 October 2010). "SMTOWN LIVE'10 WORLD TOUR places in Billboard chart". 10 Asia. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  9. ^ "SM artists to hold additional show for concert in Japan" Asiae. 23 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-21
  10. ^ Cho, Bum-ja (23 August 2010). "SM artists kick off world tour in Seoul over weekend". 10 Asia. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  11. ^ "SM 타운 LA 공연, 美 빌보드 선정 세계 공연 흥행 10위 기염" MyDaily. 15 October 2010 (Korean)
  12. ^ "Japanese Fans Pack Stadium for SM Entertainment Concerts". Chosun Ilbo. 28 January 2011. Retrieved 27 July 2012. 
  13. ^ "SMTOWN LIVE in Paris confirmed for June" Asiae. 20 April 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-21 (Korean)
  14. ^ "SM Entertainment Reschedules Tokyo Concerts". Chosun Ilbo. 28 April 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  15. ^ "SM Town Bringing K-Pop Stars to Madison Square Garden" Chosun Ilbo. 1 September 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-24
  16. ^ 「SMTOWN LIVE in TOKYO SPECIAL EDITION」LIVE DVD smtown.jp Retrieved April 26, 2012
  17. ^ "Documentary Shows Top K-Pop Singers Behind the Scenes". Chosun Ilbo. 2 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  18. ^ Hong, Lucia (8 June 2012). "SM Entertainment documentary to make local premiere in two weeks". 10 Asia. Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  19. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (6 April 2012). "MBC to air SM Town concert in Japan". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 26 June 2012. 

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