Varied outside music festivals invite followers to benefit from the music within the cool autumn air. 4 festivals are scheduled in October: Jarasum Worldwide Jazz Pageant, DMZ Peace Prepare Pageant, Gradual Life Gradual Dwell and Grand Mint Pageant (GMF 2022). The pageant may even function quite a lot of music genres from jazz to pop to indie.

The nineteenth Jarasum Pageant, Korea’s largest jazz music pageant, might be held subsequent Saturday in Gapyeong County, Gyeonggi Province for 3 days. Starting in 2004, the Jarasum Pageant was attended by 1,200 groups of famend jazz musicians from 58 international locations all over the world. Earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic, it garnered over 100,000 spectators yearly and established itself as Asia’s iconic jazz pageant. Because of the pandemic, nonetheless, it was held on-line in 2020, and the variety of guests per day was restricted to 2,000 final 12 months.

Since this 12 months’s festivals are usually held over three years, the queue of artists is extra colourful than ever. Pleasure Alexander, three-time Grammy-nominated jazz pianist from Bali, Indonesia; Jazmia Horn, a jazz singer from Texas, USA, was nominated for a Grammy Award for “Greatest Vocal Album”; And Israeli jazz trumpeter Avishai Cohen, who signed a contract with ECM, will seem on stage. Amongst home musicians, Kim Hyun-cheol, who introduced the Korean fusion jazz scene to life, will carry out on stage.

On Saturday and Sunday subsequent week, close to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Cheorwon County, Gangwon Province, musicians from all over the world will collect to sing “Peace” at a music pageant known as the DMZ Pageant. The pageant, which started in 2018, might be held at Woljongri Station, situated inside the former railway station constructing of the Gyeongwon Line and the civil management zone. The pageant has demonstrated efforts to attempt new issues, akin to not being a headliner, the pageant’s main stage performer. Twenty-five groups will carry out on the pageant, together with Leenalchi, Automotive, The Backyard, Soembalgwang Band and Lang Lee, who has a stable fandom.

On the 4th SlowLifeSlowLive 2022, which might be held from October 8 to October 10 at Olympic Park 88 Garden Subject in Songpa-gu, Seoul, worldwide pop stars might be coming collectively on stage. British singer-songwriter Anne-Marie, who topped Korean music streaming websites with the music “2002”, American singer Louv, who collaborated with BTS, together with “Paris within the Rain,” “WHO,” and ” Make” included. It is Proper,” Adi and, Australian singer Tones & I, who got here out of nowhere in 2019 with the music “Dance Monkey”, captured music charts in over 30 international locations, are set to carry out.

From October 22 to October 23 at Olympic Park 88 Garden Subject, GMF 2022 will function home singer-songwriters who’re very talked-about with the MZ era (Millennials + Technology Z). Musicians collaborating in GMF 2022 embody 10cm, Bolbalgan4, City Zakapa, Jukjae, Jeong Seung-hwan, MeloMance, and Jeong Se-woon.

Jae-hee Kim jetty@donga.com



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