[UPDATE - 19th JULY 2012]
Worrying on how to guarantee tickets to the BIGBANG Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 Malaysia? Fret not as ticketing counters, fahrenheit88, will guarantee tickets for fans when they turn up between 10.30am to 6.00pm on 28 Jul 2012.
Since the announcement of ticket prices to the BIGBANG Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 Malaysia concert, fans have been anxious to find the best way to get hold of the coveted concert tickets when they are slated to launch for sale on 28 Jul 2012. To ensure ticket availability for fans in Malaysia, concert organizer Running Into The Sun has specially arranged eight ticketing counters at fahrenheit88 on 28 Jul 2012, 1030hrs to 1800hrs to cope with the high demand of tickets.
Online and hotline bookings will now be made available only on 28 Jul 2012 from 1200hrs onwards to help ease the expected rush for tickets when tickets are made available.
Fans who attend the ticket launch event can also guarantee themselves a ticket to the concert, as long as they are able to enter the ticketing queue between 1030hrs to 1800hrs at fahrenheit88. In addition, all VIP tickets (RM 688) and 300 priority premiere rock pit tickets (RM 588) will be available only at fahrenheit88. These 300 priority premiere rock pit tickets consist of 150 premiere rock pit A tickets and 150 premiere rock pit B tickets, the only priority tickets to the premiere rock pits. Priority rock pit tickets allow entry to the rock pits before everyone else on concert day, easing the pressure of having to queue early to get the best views.
BIGBANG Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 Malaysia is set to be the concert of the year with a massive RM 4 million production show, in a one-night only concert at Stadium Merdeka on 27 Oct 2012. BIGBANG, consisting of five K-pop heroes G-Dragon, Taeyang, TOP, Seungri and Daesung, will perform the Malaysia leg of the BIGBANG Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 in their very first concert in Malaysia.
BIGBANG Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 Malaysia will be the first outdoor concert across Asia; a sky-high experience perfect for a night of high-energy partying, characteristic of global superstars BIGBANG’s unique hip-hop and freestyle dance moves and famous party tunes such as “Fantastic Baby” and “Tonight”.
Tickets are available at RM 688, RM 588, RM 488, RM 388, RM 288, RM 198, RM 188 and RM 98 with only 12,000 tickets available.
BIGBANG Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 Malaysia is sponsored by Samsung Galaxy and presented by YG Entertainment and Live Nation Entertainment, and organized by Running Into The Sun.
How to Purchase:
Outlet: fahrenheit88 Concourse, Ground Floor, 179 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Time: 1030hrs to 1800hrs
Payment: Payment can be made via credit card (Visa, Mastercard), debit card and cash
Concierge: +60 3 2148 5488
Hotline: +60 3 8775 4666
Outlets: For list of Red Tix outlets, please refer to the Red Tix website
Payment: Payment can be made via credit card (Visa, Mastercard), debit card and cash at all outlets
Hotline: +60 3 9222 8811
Outlets: For list of Ticketcharge outlets, please refer to the Ticketcharge website
Payment: Payment can be made via credit card (Visa, Mastercard), debit card and cash at all outlets
- For the category of tickets available via Ticketcharge and Red Tix, please refer to their respective websites.
- Ticketing booths willopen at fahrenheit88 from 1030hrs to 1800hrs. Fans are advised not to queue overnight for safety reasons.
- Ticketing booths at Ticketcharge and Red Tix outlets will open at their listed operating hours from 1030hrs onwards.
- Overseas fans can purchase tickets online via Ticketcharge and Redtix via crédit card (Visa and Mastercard)
- For safety reasons, the age limit for tickets are 6 years old for all seated tickets, and 12 years old for rock pit tickets.
- Each transaction is capped at a maximum of 10 tickets to prevent any black market reselling of tickets and to ensure availability of tickets.
[UPDATE - 10th July 2012]
It will be the first outdoor concert across Southeast Asia for the BIGBANG Alive Galaxy Tour 2012; a sky-high experience perfect for a night of high-energy partying, characteristic of global superstars Big Bang’s unique hip-hop and freestyle dance moves and famous party tunes such as “Fantastic Baby” and “Tonight”. Concert organizer Running Into The Sun today announces a wide variety of six ticket categories at RM 688, RM 588, RM 488, RM 388, RM 288, RM 198, RM 188 and RM 98 with only 12,000 tickets available, a limited number due to the massive production of the show, promising an ultimate concert experience in the group’s first visit to the country.
Tickets will be available from 28 July 2012, 1030hrs at ticketing booths and online bookings via Ticketcharge and Red Tix. VVIP tickets (Cat 1, RM688) and premiere rock pit tickets (Cat 2, RM588) are expected to sell the quickest, with only 600 VVIP tickets that will offer the best views and closest proximity to the stage, while 1,400 premiere rock pit tickets will give fans the chance to jump and party along right in the middle of the pulsating action.
BIGBANG, consisting of G-Dragon, TOP, Taeyang, Daesung and Seungri, is undoubtedly the biggest K-pop act to hold a world tour this year, a much-anticipated concert that has led to sold-out nights across Korea, Japan, Singapore and Indonesia. Malaysia will possibly witness the best concert experience in recent years with a production value of more than RM 4 million, before the global superstars take on America and Europe to perform in a total of 16 countries and 25 cities. Fans can expect a perfectly choreographed laser light show, fire flames, a huge stage with two rock pits in the thick of the action, and sprawling LED screens across the stadium for a 360-degree view of the action on stage.
BIGBANG Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 Malaysia could very well be epitomic of Malaysia’s growing music and concert scene, and Running Into The Sun had deliberately priced the lowest tier tickets at a friendly RM 98 to ensure as many Malaysians will be part of this incredible show.
“This is a concert we believe everyone needs to watch at least once in their lifetime – it has a perfect combination of pure talent; spectacular special effects; and amazingly contagious energy, all choreographed beautifully to give you a masterpiece of music celebration. It is our aim to share this experience with as many people as possible thus we deliberately introduced a RM98 tier to keep tickets friendly”, says Creative Director of Running Into The Sun Beatrice Chia-Richmond.
In anticipation of the show, fans of Big Bang, or VIPs as they fondly call themselves, have been rousing in excitement ever since the official announcement of the concert, witnessed by the massive online buzz on Running Into The Sun’s Facebook and Twitter pages, coupled with fervent fan clubs already preparing various fan projects to give Big Bang a warm welcome to the country.
A. Ticket Categories
Category 1: RM 688 (VIP)
Category 2: RM 588 (Premiere Rock Pit)
Category 3: RM 488 (Rock Pit)
Category 4: RM 388 (Numbered and Sheltered seats)
Category 5: RM 288 (Free Seating)
Category 6: RM 198 (Free Seating)
Category 7: RM 188 (Free Standing)
Category 8: RM 98 (Free Seating)
B. Terms & Conditions:
- For safety reasons, the age limit for tickets are 6 years old for all seated tickets, and 12 years old for rock pit tickets
- Each transaction is capped at a maximum of 10 tickets to prevent any black market reselling of tickets and to ensure availability of tickets
BIGBANG Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 Malaysia is presented by Samsung Galaxy in collaboration with YG Entertainment and Live Nation Entertainment, and organised by Running Into The Sun.
The concert of the year that would undeniably receive an explosive welcome in Malaysia is now confirmed. BIGBANG, consisting of five K-pop heroes G-Dragon, Taeyang, TOP, Seungri and Daesung, will perform the Malaysia leg of the BIGBANG Alive Tour 2012 on 27 Oct 2012 at Stadium Merdeka for a one-night only performance in their very first concert in Malaysia. The revolutionary K-pop group is known for their unique urban-originated music and fashion style, often credited to have shaped the hip-hop, R&B and electronic music scene across Asia and now strongly influencing the world.
VIPs, as fans of BIGBANG are called, will be pleased to know that ticketing details will be released within the next two weeks by concert organizer Running Into The Sun. Regular updates will be posted on www.facebook.com/runningintothesun and @RITSmy on Twitter.
BIGBANG Alive Tour 2012 is set to be an extraordinary spectacle in terms of production size and creative direction, with a production value of more than RM 3 million, and the powerful influence of internationally-renowned creative director Laurieann Gibson who has worked with a stellar list of artistes including Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Janet Jackson and Katy Perry. A leading production team will support BIGBANG Alive Tour 2012; including stage and lighting designer Leroy Bennett (Madonna, Paul McCartney, Eagles) and sound engineer Ken Van Druten (Eminem, Jay-Z, Linkin Park).
BIGBANG Alive Tour 2012 launched 2 Mar 2012 in Seoul, performing three consecutive sold-out nights with a total of more than 30,000 in the audience. As BIGBANG’s first world tour, the “Kings” as they are affectionately named by fans, are scheduled to tour across Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia and Hong Kong; their tour to America and Europe. The highly anticipated show will be BIGBANG’s first concert in Malaysia and is bound to excite many music lovers, as BIGBANG has been one of the most requested acts in Malaysia across many online forums and Facebook pages.
BIGBANG’s recent mini album ‘ALIVE’ recorded the total physical sales of hundreds of thousands copies across the world within just two months; and charted number 5 on US iTunes Top Albums and number 3 on Canadian iTunes, beating the record for any Korean album. The music video of latest lead single “Blue” received more than 2 million views on Youtube within 24 hours, and was placed 1st on over seven digital charts in Korea, also making it tops as the most downloaded ringtone.
On June 6, 2012, BIGBANG has released a special edition album, ‘STILL ALIVE’. The success of BIGBANG seems to continue with the new album as the YouTube footage of ‘STILL ALIVE’ recorded four million views in only two days.
BIGBANG is the first Asian band to receive the “Worldwide Act” Award at the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards with over 58 million votes, and currently holds the record for the most number of music show awards won with 56 group awards for BIGBANG and a total of 93 individual awards amongst the members.
BIGBANG Alive Tour 2012 Malaysia is presented by YG Entertainment and Live Nation Entertainment, and organized by Running Into The Sun.