It’s all about live music this weekend, as well as a sneaky bit of film and a burlesque show.

FRIDAY

Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ Ball

There was a small army of Christian ajummas running riot last week with banners slaying Lady Gaga for “spreading unhealthy sexual culture”. The eccentric singer seems to set the flames on fire wherever she goes, with Seoul being no different. Dealko Seoul have some tickets still available and will make things easier for you with purchasing. See the event page for more info and to be kept informed about international concerts coming up remember to take a look at our Big Gigs post.

Fred Perry Subculture Viewzic Sessions: Galaxy Express

The Fred Perry Viewzic Sessions are running throughout 2012, showcasing a different band every month.  This month sees Chincha favourites Galaxy Express rock the stage at Sangsang Madang, Hongdae – fresh from their recent American tour, which even saw them make an appearance at the notorious SXSW Festival in Texas.

The gig is on Friday April 27th, 2012.  Tickets cost 35,000 won and can be bought from this link.

SATURDAY

Future Shorts Film Festival

There will be seven unique, independent, award-winning films from across the globe from 7:30pm, thrown in with a great venue and a BBQ. We did a preview on the event earlier in the week, have a look here for all the details.

Meet Market

Korea is not the easiest place to live in if you are gay, lesbian, transgender or anyone set aside from the Korean sense of the word ‘norm’. It finally seems like this has been noticed and there’s a party this week for the aforementioned and their allies at Club Myoung Wol Gwan in Hongdae. Plus it includes a burlesque show and midnight face painting(!)

To find out more of what Meet Market is about then check out our interview with one of the organisers here on Chincha.

No Age

This brilliant post-punk duo hailing from Los Angeles are in Korea this weekend. If you were unlucky enough not to get your hands on a pair of tickets through our competition, you can still purchase tickets through promoters SuperColorSuper. SuperColorSuper have been changing the independent music landscape in Korea over recent years so come and show your support. Here’s the event page and here’s our favourite No Age song:

Images: Galaxy Express and Fred Perry Viewzic Sessions


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