Pop legend Cho Yong-pil will hold his first live concerts in Seoul in 4 years

Legendary Korean singer Cho Yong-pil (Insight Entertainment)

Cho Yong-pil, who is widely known in Korea as “Gawang” – the king of singing or pop music – will hold his first live concerts in Seoul in about four years next month, the organizer announced on Monday. of the concert.

“2022 Cho Yong-pil Concert” will be held on November 26 and 27 and December 3 and 4 at the KSPO Dome in Olympic Park in southern Seoul, according to Insight Entertainment.

These will be the legendary singer’s first in-person concerts in Seoul since his last nationwide concert tour, “Thanks to You,” which was held from May to December 2018 to mark 50 years of his career. The show focused on giving thanks to her fans and sharing past memories.

“Cho Yong-pil won the title of the singer who attracted the most spectators among local concerts. He was also chosen as the most influential artist in Korean music history,” Insight said in a statement.

Poster of Cho Yong-pil's next concert,

Poster for Cho Yong-pil’s upcoming concert, “2022 Cho Yong-pil Concert” (Insight Entertainment)

The next series of concerts should quench fans’ thirst, the organizer added.

Tickets for the concerts will be available on the Yes24 online ticketing site, starting at 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

Cho, 72, debuted as a member of the rock band Atkins in 1968. He was also a member of several other bands, including the Kim Trio and Cho Yong-pil and Shadow, before making his solo debut with the hit single “Come Back”. at Busan Port” in 1976.

He rose to fame with his first full-length album “Woman Outside Window” released in 1980. The track “Bounce” from his album “Hello” reached number one on several TV music programs in 2013.

By Jie Ye-eun ([email protected])

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