BTS Concert History

BTS (Korean: 방탄소년단; RR: Bangtan Sonyeondan), also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a seven-member South Korean boy band formed in Seoul in 2013. The septet co-writes and produces much of their output. Originally a hip hop group, their musical style has evolved to include a wide range of genres. Their lyrics, often focused on personal and social commentary, touch on the themes of mental health, troubles of school-age youth, loss, the journey towards loving oneself, and individualism.

Date Concert Venue Location
Nov 21, 2022
Oct 15, 2022
Busan Asiad Main Stadium Busan, South Korea
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Jul 16, 2022
The After hour till dawn global tour
MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
May 12, 2022
Love Yourself Speak Yourself
Soldier Field Chicago, Illinois, United States
Apr 17, 2022
Apr 16, 2022
Allegiant Stadium Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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Apr 15, 2022
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Allegiant Stadium Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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Apr 09, 2022
Allegiant Stadium Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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Apr 08, 2022
Permission to Dance on Stage - Las Vegas
Allegiant Stadium Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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Apr 03, 2022
MGM Grand Arena Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Mar 13, 2022
Olympic Stadium Seoul, South Korea
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Mar 12, 2022
Olympic Stadium Seoul, South Korea
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Mar 11, 2022
Bts Bts Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
Mar 10, 2022 –
Mar 13, 2022
Permission To Dance On Stage - SEOUL
Olympic Stadium Seoul, South Korea
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Feb 09, 2022
BTS / Txt / Blackpink / Astro Substage Seoul, South Korea
Dec 03, 2021 –
Dec 03, 2021
KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2021
BTS / Lil Nas X / Doja Cat / Ed Sheeran / Bazzi / Saweetie / Anitta / Tate McRae / The Kid LAROI. / trevor daniel / Black Eyed Peas / CL / Tai Verdes / Dixie D’amelio
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The Forum Inglewood, California, United States
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Dec 02, 2021
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SoFi Stadium Inglewood, California, US
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Dec 01, 2021
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SoFi Stadium Inglewood, California, US
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Nov 28, 2021
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SoFi Stadium Inglewood, California, US
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Nov 27, 2021
SoFi Stadium Inglewood, California, United States
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Boy Band
K-Pop Boy Group
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2022 15 concerts
2021 18 concerts
2020 20 concerts
2019 43 concerts
2018 37 concerts
2017 24 concerts
2016 10 concerts
2015 26 concerts
2014 4 concerts
2013 3 concerts
2012 1 concert
2010 1 concert
2009 2 concerts
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Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQ)

What was the biggest BTS concert by capacity?

With over two million people in attendance, BTS’s 2019 Love Yourself tour is the band’s biggest tour by capacity to date. In Japan, they recorded a whopping total of 380,000 people in attendance for all five days of the tour. The concert tour was extended and was called the Speak Yourself Tour. The first concert was in Los Angeles’ Rose Bowl and was the highest-grossing show of the tour with 113,040 fans in attendance.

Who were the founding members of the band BTS?

BTS was founded with seven members:

  1. Jin
  2. SUGA (also known as “Agust D”)
  3. j-hope
  4. RM (formerly “Rap Monster”)
  5. Jimin
  6. V
  7. Jungkook

Are BTS tickets hard to get?

Yes, BTS tickets can be challenging to get because they sell out fast. Tickets for the Wembley Stadium concert that took place on June 1 and 2, 2019 as part of the Love Yourself World Tour sold out in 90 minutes! A reliable and strong internet connection is required to emerge victorious in the race for concert tickets. You might have to be or know a dedicated member of their fanbase to get exclusive information about their ticket sales.

How long is a BTS concert?

Most BTS concerts last two to three hours, during which the band performs their biggest hits as well as some new songs from their latest album. There will also be a few fan interactions and opportunities for the audience to show their support.

What should you wear to a BTS concert?

You don't have to dress up too much for a BTS concert, but it is recommended that you wear something comfortable. A T-shirt and jeans will do but many also wear skirts, dresses, shorts, and other attire. But what you'll find most often are people dressed in various BTS merch. Be sure to show your support by purchasing some before the show.

Why did BTS members cry at Wembley Stadium?

A surprise performance at Wembley Stadium by attendees of the concerts and fans of BTS moved members of the band to tears. BTS’s loyal fan base, known as the ARMY, sang the band’s song ‘Young Forever’ from the stands to the musicians on stage. Jungkook and Jimin were the first to burst into tears when the fans, about 90,000 in the stadium, sang the song. The rest of the band members could not hold it in either and they were also seen crying on stage.

What is the origin of BTS?

From their humble beginnings as a small boy band group in Seoul, South Korea, BTS has become one of the world's most popular and successful boy bands. With their insightful and introspective lyrics, coupled with energetic performances, BTS has won the hearts of fans all over the globe.

What does the band name “BTS” stand for?

BTS is an acronym that stands for “Bangtan Sonyeondan,” a Korean phrase that translates to “Bulletproof Boy Scouts.”

According to J-Hope:

“[BTS] has a profound meaning…‘Bangtan’ means to be resistant to bullets, so it means to block out stereotypes, criticisms, and expectations that aim on adolescents like bullets…”

In 2017, the band announced the name would also stand for “Beyond the Scene” to extend the reach of their brand to younger fans attempting to move beyond the realities and expectations set for them by others.

What genres of music does BTS Produce?

While BTS is often categorized as a “K-Pop” band, they originally started as a hip-hop group. Today, BTS defies simple categorization, experimenting with a wide range of musical genres to capitalize on the talents of each of its members.

SUGA, j-hope, and RM, for example, break the K-Pop mold with their progressive raps while Jungkook integrates EDM (electronic dance music) into the band’s repertoire.

When did BTS headline its first concert tour?

On October 17, 2014, BTS headlined their first concert tour: The Red Bullet Tour. During the first half of the tour, they visited major cities in South Korea, Japan, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, and Taiwan.

In 2015, they began the second leg of the tour and moved from Malaysia to the West, touring in Australia, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, and Chile. They ended the tour with a show in Hong Kong.

In total, BTS headlined 22 shows during the Red Bullet Tour and visited 18 cities in 13 nations across 4 continents.

When did BTS first attend the Grammys?

In February 2019, BTS attended the 61st Grammy Awards and presented the award for Best R&B Album to H.E.R. for her self-titled album. This was the first time a band with all Korean members presented an award at the Grammys.

The art director for BTS, Doohee Lees was also nominated for the Best Recording Package for Love Yourself: Tear but lost to Willo Perron who designed St. Vincent’s Masseduction.

Has BTS set any Guinness World Records?

Yes, BTS has set over 25 Guinness World Records and doesn’t appear to be stopping anytime soon. With every new single, it seems like they’re breaking their own records.

In 2017, BTS set its first three Guinness World Records:

  • Their single “DNA” earned the record for “Most viewed music video online in 24 hours by a K-pop group”
  • BTS won for “most Twitter engagements (average retweets) overall”
  • BTS also won for most Twitter engagements (average retweets) for a music group

Since 2017, they have set many other world records. “Dynamite” alone earned five World Records between 2020 and 2021, for the most-viewed video on YouTube and the most viewed music video on YouTube.

Both of these records were shortly broken when “Butter” become the most viewed video and music video on YouTube in late 2021.

Did BTS create an online comics series on Webtoon?

Yes, on January 15, 2022, BTS launched a fictional webcomics series titled 7Fates: CHAKHO on Webtoon. The series follows the Bangtan Boys as they go on adventures together battling the fictional beom and protecting the city of Sin-si.

17Fates: CHAHKO exceeded 15 million views within two days of its launch. This is the most viewers a webcomics series ever received on Webtoon in such a short period.

Did BTS attend the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea?

Although BTS was invited to perform at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games hosted in their home country of South Korea, they, unfortunately, had to decline as they were already booked with overseas concerts.

Was BTS named one of Time magazine’s "Most Influential People"?

Yes, in 2019 BTS was included in the “Artists” section of Time Magazine’s list of “The 100 Most Influential People” for that year. In 2018, they were also featured on the international cover of Time’s “Next Generation Leaders,” where they were dubbed the Princes of Pop and were included among the 25 most influential people on the internet between 2017-2019.

Does BTS work with The United Nations?

While BTS does not work directly for the United Nations, they do have strong relationships with the international body. Here are a few examples:

  • Members of the band addressed the United Nations General Assembly on several occasions for a variety of humanitarian causes.
  • BTS helped establish the Love Me anti-violence campaign with UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) in 2017 to protect young people from the threat of violence.
  • The Korean Association for Supporting the SDGs for the United Nations named BTS global sustainable future leaders.

BTS is more than just a band, it is a group of seven global humanitarians who are doing their best to help make the world a safer and more sustainable place for us all.

How many concerts has BTS had?

BTS has had 204 concerts.

What genre is BTS?

BTS is most often considered to be Pop, English, K-Pop, Korean, Boy Band, Kpop, K-Pop Boy Group, and Bts.

When was the last BTS concert?

The last BTS concert was on November 21, 2022. The bands that performed were: MONSTA X / BTS / BLACK PINK.

What songs does BTS play live?

The songs that BTS performs live vary, but here's the latest setlist that we have from the October 15, 2022 concert in Busan, South Korea:

  1. MIC Drop
  2. Run BTS
  3. RUN
  4. Save ME
  5. 00:00 (Zero O'Clock)
  6. Butterfly (Prologue Mix)
  7. UGH!
  8. Cypher Pt.3: Killer
  9. Dynamite
  10. Boy With Luv
  11. Butter
  12. Ma City
  13. Dope
  14. Fire
  15. IDOL
  16. Epilogue: Young Forever
  17. For Youth
  18. Spring Day
  19. Yet to Come (The Most Beautiful Moment)