Super Show 2

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Super Show 2
Supershow2.jpg
Promotional poster for Super Show 2
Tour by Super Junior
Associated album Sorry, Sorry
Start date 17 July 2009 (2009-07-17)
End date 10 April 2010 (2010-04-10)
Legs 7
Shows 3 in South Korea
1 in Hong Kong
5 in China
2 in Thailand
2 in Taiwan
1 in Malaysia
1 in Philippines
15 in total
Website superjunior.smtown.com
Super Junior concert chronology
Super Show
(2008–09)
Super Show 2
(2009–10)
Super Show 3
(2010–11)

Super Show 2 is the second Asia-wide live concert tour by the South Korean boy band Super Junior, to support their third studio album, Sorry, Sorry.[1] The tour commenced with three shows in Seoul, South Korea in July 2009 and continued with one show in Hong Kong, five in China, two in Thailand, two in Taiwan, one in Malaysia and one in Philippines. A total of 15 shows in nine cites and six countries throughout Asia.[2]

Live album Super Show 2 Tour Concert Album, recorded at the concerts held in Seoul from 17 to 19 July 2009, with 35 tracks and five studio version bonus tracks: remixed version of "Sorry, sorry", R&B ballad "Sorry Sorry-Answer", re-arranged versions of "It's You" and "Shining Star" as well as classic pop track "Puff The Magic Dragon" was released on 10 December 2009.[3]

Concerts[edit]

On 3 June 2009, shortly after Super Junior began their promotions on "It's You", from the repackaged edition of their third album Sorry, Sorry, SM Entertainment announced the group's second Asia tour. Thus the promotions for "It's You" ended on 21 June in preparations for the start of the tour in July 2009.

Tickets for the July 17 concert in Seoul went on sale on 16 June at 20:00 and were sold out in 10 minutes. The second and third ticket batch went on sale on 17 and 18 June respectively and were also sold out in under 10 minutes.

The Hong Kong concert was the last Super Junior activity that member Kangin took part in before his activities were suspended following his involvement in a bar fight in the early hours of 16 September in Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.[4]

The Shanghai concerts of the tour was the official opening performance of the 11th Shanghai International Art Festival, hosted by China's Ministry of Culture. For which they received a medal of appreciation from the city of Shanghai and the concert was attended by 12,000 people.[5]

The two Bangkok concerts was played to an audience of 32,000 and that 5,000 people queued overnight the day before the tickets went on sale."[6]

Setlist[edit]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
July 17, 2009 Seoul South Korea Olympic Fencing Gymnasium
July 18, 2009
July 19, 2009
September 18, 2009 Hong Kong AsiaWorld-Arena
October 18, 2009 Shanghai China Yuanshen Sports Centre Stadium[5]
November 28, 2009 Bangkok Thailand Impact Arena[6]
November 29, 2009
December 12, 2009 Nanjing China Nanjing Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium[7]
January 23, 2010 Beijing Beijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Center[8]
February 20, 2010 Taipei Taiwan Taipei Arena
February 21, 2010
March 6, 2010 (encore) Shanghai China Shanghai Indoor Stadium
March 7, 2010 (encore)
March 20, 2010 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Putra Indoor Stadium
April 10, 2010 Manila Philippines Araneta Coliseum[9]

Personnel[edit]

  • Vocals/dancers: Super Junior
  • Choreographers: Super Junior, Nick Bass, Trent Dickens, Hwang Sanghoon, Sim Jaewon
  • Tour organizer: SM Entertainment
    • Overseas organizers: B4H Entertainment (Hong Kong), Pulp Live Productions (Philippines)
  • Tour promoter: Dream Maker Entercom, Creazone
    • Overseas promoter(s): Midas Promotions (Hong Kong), True Music (Thailand), Red Star (Malaysia)
  • Tour sponsor: Gmarket

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee Mi-hye (2009-06-03). "Super Junior to hold 2nd Asia tour". Newsen (in Korean). p. 1. Retrieved 2009-06-03. [dead link]
  2. ^ Kim Un-im (2009-07-18). "Super Show press conference". MK (in Korean). p. 1. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
  3. ^ Kim, Lynn (8 December 2009). "Super Junior to release live album this week". Asiae. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Super Junior Kang-in to attend Hong Kong concert". Asiae. 17 September 2009. Retrieved 2012-04-17. 
  5. ^ a b "Super Junior wraps up Shanghai concert in success" Asiae 19 October 2009. Retrieved 2012-04-17
  6. ^ a b Linda, Kim (30 November 2009). "Super Junior attracts 32,000 Thai fans to concert". Asiae. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  7. ^ Kim, Lynn (14 December 2009). "Super Junior wraps up China concert in success". Asiae. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  8. ^ Kang, Seung-hun (26 January 2010). "Super Junior wraps up concert in Beijing". Asiae. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  9. ^ Kim, Lynn (14 February 2010). "Super Junior successfully wrap up Asia tour in Philippines". 10 Asia. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 

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