DATE: October 05, 2014
VENUE: Best Buy Theater
LOCATION: New York, NY
MUSIC TYPE: J-Pop
Morning Musume ’14
Idol Group Holds Concert in New York City This Fall
Idol unit Morning Musume ’14 announced at their concert at Nakano Sun Plaza venue in Tokyo on Monday that they will be holding their very first concert in New York City later this year. In the past, the group has performed in other parts of Asia, Los Angeles, and in France, but this will be the group’s first overseas performance under the unit name Morning Musume ’14. This will be the first solo concert for all of the ten girls except for leader Sayumi Michishige. Michishige commented on the chance, saying, “Everyone… If you have leeway in a lot of different ways, please come.”
The concert, titled “Morning Musume ’14 Live Concert in New York” will be held on October 5 at the Best Buy Theater in New York City. Normal tickets will cost US$42, while VIP tickets which bundle an autographed VIP pass and CD will cost US$100. The method of purchasing tickets will be announced at a later time.
The group’s current roster includes leader Sayumi Michishige, sub-leader Mizuki Fukumura, Erina Ikuta, Riho Sayashi, Kanon Suzuki, Haruna Iikubo, Ayumi Ishida, Masaki Satō, Haruka Kudō, and Sakura Oda.
Morning Musume has performed in Taiwan, South Korea, China, and in 2009, the group performed at Los Angeles’ Anime Expo. In 2010, Morning Musume performed at Paris, France’s Japan Expo. The group has not performed overseas in approximately four years.
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