SMTOWN Live World Tour IV kicked off in Seoul on August 15 and is slated to take place this weekend (October 4 & 5) in Tokyo, Japan. The star-studded lineup includes Kangta, BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior, Super Junior-M, Girls’ Generation, SHINee, f(x), EXO and J-Min. Also joining the festivities will be rookie girl group Red Velvet, as well as SR14B and SR14G, the male and female arms of S.M. Rookies.
Among the absentees at the event will be Jessica after her departure was announced on September 30. Also missing from the Girls’ Generation line-up will be Sooyoung, who will be unable to make it for the gig due to her filming commitments for ongoing drama My Spring Days.
EXO’s Luhan will be giving the event a miss due to health reasons. He was absent from EXO’s solo concert in Bangkok after experiencing headaches and insomnia. f(x)’s Sulli is currently on hiatus from all activities and has yet to confirm her attendance for promotional events for her upcoming movie, Fashion King.
SMTOWN is scheduled to perform in Shanghai, China on October 18.