Drummer Darren King Leaves Mutemath [Announcement & Opinion]

On Aug. 8, 2017 Paul Meany of New Orleans alternative group Mutemath released a statement bearing sad news. Darren King, drummer and a founding group member, has parted ways with the band and will no longer participate in Mutemath performances for the time being. This news comes as a most unexpected shock. Mutemath is currently gearing up for their latest tour, “Play Dead Live,” which … Continue reading Drummer Darren King Leaves Mutemath [Announcement & Opinion]

It’s a Cole World After All

In the world of K-pop, there is a certain expectation that comes along with attending a concert. It’s an expectation to be “wowed,” to be dazzled, to be blown off your feet, to have an experience that could cause a fan to label it as the “best concert ever.” It is a mighty expectation to live up to. Sometimes fans forget that the same standard … Continue reading It’s a Cole World After All

G-Dragon Introduced Fans To Kwon Ji-Yong At Houston Concert Stop

On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Houston, Texas welcomed South Korean megastar G-Dragon at Toyota Center. Actually, fans sent off G-Dragon and welcomed Kwon Ji-Yong, the man behind the moniker, as he made his “debut” during the “Act III, M.O.T.T.E ‘Moment of Truth The End’ World Tour.” Since its start on June 10 in Seoul, the concert has schedules in Asia, Oceania and Europe, with the Houston tour stop … Continue reading G-Dragon Introduced Fans To Kwon Ji-Yong At Houston Concert Stop

[CONTEST] KpopMe! Announces Taeyang 2017 World Tour Ticket Contest

Get your dancing shoes ready and warm up your vocal chords! KpopMe! Entertainment recently announced on Facebook their Vocal & Dance Cover Contest for a pair of P1 tickets during Taeyang’s “White Night” North American tour. Winners are encouraged to apply to the closest tour location to them. Travel expenses and accommodations are not included. Learn more about the Toronto-based company’s competition here and comment what talent you would … Continue reading [CONTEST] KpopMe! Announces Taeyang 2017 World Tour Ticket Contest

Mutemath – ‘Hit Parade’ (Single Review and Tour Announcement)

New Orleans alternative band Mutemath just release a new single to announce their brand new “Play Dead Live” tour. The band, now consisting of lead vocalist and musician Paul Meany, drummer Darren King, bassist and keyboardist Jonathan Allen and guitarist and keyboardist Todd Gummerman formed in 2002. They released their EP Reset in 2004 and a self-titled album shortly afterward in 2006. Rising popularity accompanied … Continue reading Mutemath – ‘Hit Parade’ (Single Review and Tour Announcement)

DEAN x Club Eskimo Slays at Dallas Concert [Guest]

The line wrapped around the building with excited fans ready for a night of more than just K-pop.

Brought to us by The Yoo Group and Transparent Agency, DEAN and his fellow Club Eskimo crew members MISO, offonoff and 2XXX! make their third stop in Dallas to perform at Gas Monkey Live. This is Club Eskimo’s first American tour, but it didn’t show at all. Everyone was oozing with charisma and charm. Seeing them live was most definitely a treat for the eyes and ears. Continue reading DEAN x Club Eskimo Slays at Dallas Concert [Guest]

ONE OK ROCK to Tour With Linkin Park

Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK will be joining Linkin Park and Machine Gun Kelly on Linkin Park’s “One More Light World Tour.” It was planned for the band to only be a part of Linkin Park’s Japan venture in early November, but through ONE OK ROCK’s Facebook, it was announced that they will also be touring with the band in the U.S. this summer. A … Continue reading ONE OK ROCK to Tour With Linkin Park

Miyavi, Slot Machine and Kiha & The Faces Leave Houston Awe-Struck After ‘Asia On Tour’

Live Nation indisputably had a stroke of genius when they put together the talents of Korean indie act Kiha & The Faces, Thai rock band Slot Machine and Japan’s internationally celebrated samurai guitarist Miyavi for “Asia On Tour.” They had another when they decided to use a small, intimate venue like the Bronze Peacock Room of Houston’s House of Blues, where each entertainer was able … Continue reading Miyavi, Slot Machine and Kiha & The Faces Leave Houston Awe-Struck After ‘Asia On Tour’

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

[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 at the Dallas and Houston shows — April 14 and … Continue reading [Announcement] MACG Granted Press for the Texas Leg of ‘Asia On Tour’!