‘Asia On Tour’ Lineup Rocked Dallas, Texas. Hard.

Texas House of Blues locations recently welcomed Live Nation’s “Asia On Tour feat. MIYAVI” on April 14 in Dallas and April 15 in Houston. The consecutive evenings delivered an unforgettable cross-cultural music experience, introducing new listeners to proven artists from other countries while simultaneously treating them to world-renowned musician MIYAVI’s “Firebird” world tour. MACG Magazine had the pleasure of attending both evenings’ shows, and we hope you will enjoy reading our coverage as much as we enjoyed writing it.

[Announcement] MACG Granted Press for the Texas Leg of ‘Asia On Tour’!

MACG Productions has some wonderful news. With express permission from Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s largest concert tour and festival promoter and ticket distributor, MACG has the pleasure of acting as press for the Texas leg of “Asia On Tour.” What exactly does that mean for MACG? In a nutshell, we get the ability to provide press coverage…

DPR LIVE x Dean – ‘Know Me’

On March 1, rapper Live teamed up with R&B maven Dean for a duet that was both aggressive and surprisingly nuanced. The song itself isn’t anything too new in terms of content — a man gassing himself up, expounding upon the many reasons why his manhood exceeds the testicular fortitude of all the other “fake rappers” out…

SHINee Invites Dallas to an Extravaganza of Iconic Hits [Guest]

Friday was a big day for SHINee, as it marked the quintet’s first full solo concert debut on US soil. The group returned to the Verizon Theatre at Grand Prarie near Dallas, TX for an evening that could only be described as explosively triumphant.

Until now, the SHINee World concert series had only descended upon Asian and South American countries, leaving many fans outside that circuit, myself included, scavenging the internet for glimpses of the show. But with K-pop’s massive popularity hike in the last few years, it was only a matter of time before SM Entertainment granted broader access to one of the most iconic streams of music to ever come out of Korea.

East Meets West: 12 Dream Collaborations

With the recent release of “Cave Me In,” the hit collaboration single between American soul singer Gallant, South Korean crooner Eric Nam, and South Korean legendary lyricist extraordinaire TABLO, the idea of musical collaborations between East and West is not as far-fetched as previously thought. Inspired by this amazing development, here are 12 collaborations that…

HyunA Proves ‘The Queen’s Back’ at Dallas Concert

The multi-talented HyunA recently dropped by Dallas on a leg of her very first American tour, “The Queen’s Back.” Presented by KpopMe, this tour has not only proven HyunA’s international popularity, it has shown why she so rightfully deserves the title of queen. As soon as the show began, HyunA appeared under the spotlights like…

[GIVEAWAY] ‘Break Out’ With Jessi in NY and LA

Jessi will be hitting the stage for her U.S. “Break Out” tour in a matter of days, and MACG Magazine is offering two lucky fans the opportunity to catch the starlet’s show in New York and LA. The tickets are free, and the rules are simple — what do you have to lose? To enter…

Jessi Plans to ‘Break Out’ in the US With Her 2017 Tour

Thanks to Platinum K Shows and Woozoo NYC, Jessi will be gracing four U.S. cities with her presence later this month. Many know the charismatic entertainer from her run on the popular competition “Unpretty Rapstar,” but she has also proven herself to be a talented vocalist with her work as a soloist and a previous member…

Sorry Bangtan, but BTS Broke Your Record (‘Spring Day’ MV Review)

There is nothing that BTS and ARMY cannot achieve. BTS’ release of the music video for “Spring Day” and their new album “Wings: You Never Walk Alone” has been one of the most highly anticipated comebacks of 2017, which is shown through the record number of pre-order sales that have been recorded for their album….

Help Send Luna to SXSW

On Nov. 15, 2016, SXSW officially announced its first round of artists invited to perform at the renowned festival. Among the announced performers was gayageum artist Luna Lee. As with many artists from South Korea, Luna’s appearance was funded by Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA). However, it seems KOCCA has reneged on their funding, and on Feb….

GOT7 Houston Fanmeet Experience

On Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, GOT7 was in Houston for the very first time. The process of buying tickets on its own proved to be a small taste what the fanmeet would be like. After a night out with friends in December, we all set our alarms in preparation to buy our tickets. The first…

MC Jin ‘Nobody’s Listening’ Album Review

After what seems like an eternity, fans of MC Jin, one of underground hip-hop’s living legends, are finally being gifted more of his original music. What’s more incredible is he’s offering the full-length album completely free of charge. What’s better than an artist who just owns his craft gifting people the results of their creativity? Make no…