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[V Report] Ailee’s surprise busking on Gangnam street

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Published : Dec 1, 2018 - 11:08 / Updated : Dec 1, 2018 - 11:08


Broadcast date: Nov. 30
Starring: Ailee, Junggigo Quintet, JSFA, Red Velvet

Ailee busks on Gangnam street

Ailee held a surprise busking event on a street near Gangnam Subway Station in Seoul on Friday night, which was streamed live on V.

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(Naver's V Live)


“I am at gate No. 9 (of Gangnam Station) now and have three minutes to go,” said Ailee inside a parked vehicle right before the busking started at 7:30 p.m.

“This was decided suddenly. Many of you might have been unable to come here, so I’ve turned on the V app,” she added.

The singer opened the street concert with her 2013 hit “You & I,” which was followed by “I Will Go To You Like The First Snow” and “I’ll Show You.” A huge crowd filled the street, as soon as Ailee, accompanied by two dancers, started performing.

“I feel so good. I really wanted to busk on a street. I might go busking at another place tonight,” she said.

After the performance, she returned to the vehicle and addressed the V Live audience again. “I may be busking in Hongdae later. Anyone who likes to have fun, come see me.”

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Ailee is to hold solo concerts at the Olympic Hall in Seoul on Dec. 8-9.

Watch Ailee busk at Gangnam Station at https://www.vlive.tv/video/101828


Hongdae’s Live Club Day goes live on V

Friday’s V Live had more live streaming of artists performing outside the usual concert halls.

Broadcast live on the V app were two concerts of Junggigo Quintet and JSFA (Jazz Snobs Funk Addicts) at KT&G Sangsang Madang in Seoul’s Hongik University area, known as Hongdae.

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(Twitter@junggigo)



The concerts -- each an hour long -- were held as part of the 43rd Live Club Day which had jazz music as its theme. The event, which takes place on the last Friday of every month, allows entry into more than 10 music clubs and concert halls in Hongdae with a single fixed-fee ticket.

Follow the V Music channel for more streaming of concerts https://channels.vlive.tv/FA993/home


Red Velvet returns with “RBB”

K-pop girl group Red Velvet returned to the K-pop scene with the fifth mini album “RBB (Really Bad Boy),” releasing a horror-themed music video for the title track on V Live on Friday.

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(Naver's V Live)

The video features the five girls -- Joy, Yeri, Seulgi, Irene and Wendy -- being chased by a werewolf -- the really bad boy of the title.

The record has six tracks, including an English version of “RBB.”

Watch the music video at https://www.vlive.tv/video/101699


Naver’s real-time broadcasting app V allows fans to interact with their favorite K-pop stars through live broadcasts. The app is available for Android and iOS. For more information, visit http://www.vlive.tv.

By The Korea Herald (khnews@heraldcorp.com)

Google Play https://play.google.com/store/apps/details’id=com.naver.vapp
Apple App Store https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1019447011’mt=8

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