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BTS cancels concerts in South Korean capital due to virus

/ 11:20 AM February 28, 2020

K-pop boy band BTS visit the SiriusXM Studios on February 21, 2020 in New York City. (AFP)

SEOUL, South Korea — K-pop superstar group BTS has canceled a series of planned concerts in Seoul in April due to concerns about a soaring viral outbreak in South Korea.

The band’s management agency said Friday: “We regret to announce that the BTS MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR … has been cancelled.”

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A statement from Big Hit Entertainment says the band was supposed to perform on April 11-12 and April 18-19 at Seoul’s Olympic Stadium.

It said the COVID-19 “outbreak has made it impossible at this time to predict the scale of the outbreak during the dates of the concert in April.”

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