BTS's Suga has wrapped up his North American tour with great success.
Kicking off at the UBS Arena at Belmont Park in the United States on the 26th and 27th of last month (local time), Suga held the 'SUGA | Agust D TOUR D-DAY' North American tour on the 29th at the Prudential Center in Newark, followed by shows on the 3rd and the 5th-6th at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, and then the 10th-11th and 14th at the Forum in Los Angeles, concluding on the 16th-17th at Oakland Arena.
■ Harmonizing with Over 150,000 Spectators...Sold Out Across North American Tour
News of Suga's first solo world tour was met with anticipation, leading to all tour dates being sold out well in advance. Suga breathed in harmony with over 150,000 fans across 11 shows in five cities.
At these concerts, Suga showcased his dynamic charm, oscillating between his solo album 'D-DAY' and previous mixtapes 'Agust D', and 'D-2'. Notably, through this concert which includes a VCR presentation detailing the transformation between Suga and Agust D, stage composition, and production that blends the two 'selves', Suga is solidifying his identity as an artist.
In response, fans filled the venue with a sea of purple lights and explosive energy, completing the stage with Suga by passionately singing along to the setlist.
In the Los Angeles show, surprise guests appeared, creating an explosive response. Suga performed 'Burn It' with MAX on the 11th and 'SUGA's Interlude' with Halsey on the 14th, presenting perfect harmony.
■ "The Stars of the Tour...Suga, Agust D, and Min Yoongi" Foreign Press Praise
The North American tour, which held audiences captive with its immersive setup, received rave reviews from foreign media as well. UK music magazine NME gave the world tour performance a full 5 points, praising it as "an opportunity to showcase his musicality." American entertainment outlet Variety said, "Suga displays burning energy and musical, performance skills honed through a career that began 10 years ago."
American media outlet Nylon praised, "As the first BTS member to embark on a solo tour, Suga is performing vigorously without being overwhelmed by the pressure to put on his own show. Even on the most basic stage setup, his charisma overflows, demonstrating his abilities as a true professional." American entertainment magazine Teen Vogue stated, "Suga excited audiences with special effects, a live band, and unique stage apparatuses. The 'D-DAY' tour, unfolded by three protagonists (BTS's Suga, another self 'Agust D', and Min Yoongi), is on par with a rock opera and theater performance."
Meanwhile, Suga will continue his world tour, heading to Jakarta on the 26th-28th, Japan on June 2nd-4th, Bangkok on the 9th-11th, Singapore on the 16th-18th, and Seoul on the 24th-25th.