Anyone a fan of Korean rock music or intrigued about the genre and want to learn more about it?

Fans and curious music listeners may be in luck. The UK will have their first genuine taste of Korean rock in mid-April and early May with the help of an exclusive music tour.

Korea Rocks will showcase some of the top talents in the country’s rock music scene during a UK tour that will include appearances at the Focus Wales and Liverpool Sound City music festivals but also club shows in Kent, London, and Manchester. Please note wristbands or tickets will be required for the festival shows at Focus Wales and Liverpool Sound City, but the Korea Rocks club gigs in Kent, London, and Manchester will be free concerts!

The lineup for the first Korea Rocks features:

Galaxy Express
— Psychedelic garage rock/punk act Galaxy Express (2011 Musician of the Year / 2009 Best Rock Album winner at the Korean Music Awards)
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Apollo18
— Post hardcore/post-rock act Apollo 18 (2010 Rookie of the Year at the Korean Music Awards)
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Gate Flower
— Hard rock / alt-rock act Gate Flowers (2011 Rookie of the Year / 2011 Best Rock Song winner at the Korean Music Awards)
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Goonamguayeoridingstella
— Groovy psychedelic soul/pop act Goonamguayeoridingstella …but you can just call them “Goonam” if you’d like (nominated for Best Modern Rock Album at the 2012 Korean Music Awards)
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Here are the tour dates for Korea Rocks:

April 24: Kent, England @ Tunbridge Wells Forum
April 26: Wrexham, Wales @ The Bank (Focus Wales)
April 27: Wrexham, Wales @ Yales Café Bar (Focus Wales)
April 28: London, England @ Barfly
May 1: Manchester, England @ Night & Day Café
May 3: Liverpool, England @ Studio 2 (Liverpool Sound City)
May 4: Liverpool, England @ Kazimier Gardens (Liverpool Sound City)

Who’s hoping to rock out at one of these gigs?

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