South Korean pop group BTS performs during the 2019 KIIS-FM Jingle Ball concert at The Forum, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Photo: Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Photo: Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

BTS postpones North American tour, including May show at Bobby Dodd Stadium

The BTS “Map of the Soul” tour, scheduled to launch April 25-26 in California, is postponed.

The massively popular K-pop band had a May 17 date penciled in for Bobby Dodd Stadium at Georgia Tech, but, it, along with the rest of the group’s North American dates, is now on hold.

Patrons have been told to hang on to previously purchased tickets, as rescheduled dates will be “announced soon,” according to a note on Ticketmaster.com.

The stadium concert would have been BTS’ first Atlanta appearance since an appearance at Center Stage in 2015.

In the meantime, fans can absorb a dose of the group and also learn Korean. BTS is hosting 30 language lessons on the social media app, Weverse. Each episode runs for three minutes and comes with a lesson plan developed by researchers at the Korean Language Content Institute and Professor Heo Yong of the Department of Korean Education at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. 

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Here are the dates affected:

May 2 Los Angeles, CA, USA Rose Bowl Stadium 

May 3 Los Angeles, CA, USA Rose Bowl Stadium 

May 9 Dallas, TX, USA Cotton Bowl Stadium 

May 10 Dallas, TX, USA Cotton Bowl Stadium 

May 14 Orlando, FL, USA Camping World Stadium 

May 17 Atlanta, GA, USA Bobby Dodd Stadium 

May 23 New Jersey, USA MetLife Stadium 

May 24 New Jersey, USA MetLife Stadium 

May 27 Washington, D.C., USA FedExField 

May 30 Toronto, ON, Canada Rogers Centre 

May 31 Toronto, ON, Canada Rogers Centre 

June 5 Chicago, IL, USA Soldier Field 

June 6 Chicago, IL, USA Soldier Field 

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Melissa Ruggieri
Melissa Ruggieri
Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers music and entertainment news for the AJC. She remembers when MTV was awesome.  
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