YG Entertainment’s rookie boy group, iKON, will be embarking on their first Japanese dome tour! The seven-member group is currently the fastest among foreign artists to embark on a Japanese dome tour after their official Japanese debut.
On February 10, iKON held an encore concert for their “iKON Japan Tour 2016-2017” and announced their upcoming “iKON Japan Dome Tour 2017” at the event.
iKON also recently won the Best New Artist Award at the Japan Record Awards for 2016. The dome tour will consist of two stops: the first on May 20 at the Kyocera Dome in Osaka and the second on June 17 at the Seibu Prince Dome in Saitama. They are expected to pull in a combined crowd of more than 90,000 fans.
Through their 2016 arena tours, “iKONCERT 2016 Showtime Tour in Japan” and “iKON Japan Tour 2016,” they have garnered a combined audience of more than 320,000 fans.