Kpop News: BIGBANG cancels guerrilla concert
BIGBANG supposed to hold a concert in Seoul in commemoration for their 10th year anniversary this year, however, the said guerrilla concert was canceled due to safety concerns wherein a great number of VIPS (referred to BIGBANG's fans) are expected to muster up in the venue.
Here is the official statement of YG Entertainment quoted by Soompi.
"Hello. This is YG Entertainment.
We would like to notify you that BIGBANG's guerrilla concert, which was scheduled for this week, has ultimately been canceled.
While coming up with ideas for various commemorative events in celebration of BIGBANG's tenth anniversary since debuting, we had planned on holding a surprise guerrilla concert, but the news ended up spreading to the media and external entities in the process of reserving a location.
YG Entertainment and the BIGBANG members worried a great deal after the news of the surprise event broke, due to safety concerns of a large number of fans crowding to get to the guerrilla concert, which became as if it was announced in advance.
After long and hard consideration, YG Entertainment and BIGBANG would like to let you know that we are canceling the guerrilla concert and are coming up with other ideas to enjoy the 10th anniversary with fans as safely as possible."
Meanwhile, BIGBANG will proceed with their scheduled fan meeting in China in June and July. The group is expecting to meet 110,000 VIPs along with their tour.
BIGBANG will also hold a live concert in July at Osaka's Nagai Stadium as a commemoration of their 10th year anniversary. It will be a three-day concert.