Sabrina Carpenter and Caity Baser will open for BLACKPINK at their first UK event this summer, it was revealed on March 23. The K-pop four-piece will headline the 2023 BST Hyde Park festival in London. The foursome will perform on Sunday, July 2, and the festival’s official Twitter account announced the rad support performers that will also be performing on the same stage. BLACKPINK will be joined by English singer-songwriter Mae Stephens and South Korean indie rock band The Rose in addition to TikTok talents Carpenter and Baser for one epic event.
Fans can immerse themselves in music from giants like Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Pink, and the E Street Band at additional BST Hyde Park performances throughout the summer London shows. Performing at the shows is no mean feat. Previous years have seen the likes of Adele, The Rolling Stones, and Taylor Swift gracing the stage, so it’s a prestigioue gig — and BLACKPINK are certainly qualified to be joining the roster of music icons.
Tickets are on sale now, with various VIP options available for those wishing to elevate their experience. We have a feeling the girls are going to “Shut Down” London town with this showThe festival follows BLACKPINK’s two-time sold-out shows at the O2 Arena in November and December 2022, so you’re going to need to be quick if you want to bag tickets for their BST Festival. Their recent tour saw members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa lighting up the stage with hit tracks like “How You Like That”, “Pretty Savage”, and “Kill This Love”.
Their latest album, “Born Pink”, went straight in at number 1 in the UK charts, making them the first K-pop girl band to reach the top spot. The South Korean group are following in the footsteps of fellow K-Pop band BTS, who have recently enlisted in compulsory military service until 2025, in bringing the genre to the masses.