South Korea’s very own YouTube sensation, Sungha Jung will be heading to Singapore on May 25 for yet another solo concert. Organized by Sprout Entertainment, this will be his third time staging a performance in Singapore.
The young 17-year-old guitar prodigy rose to fame via his YouTube videos and has since been travelling the world and performing his heart out. In just five years, he has composed, arranged and performed almost 500 songs across a diverse array of genres. Among others, he has covered songs by well-known artistes like The Beatles, Jason Mraz, Bruno Mars, 2NE1 and BigBang. Known for his boyish charms, the teenager has been viewed more than 400 million times on YouTube.
2013 is a special year for Sungha who has recently released his third album entitled ‘The Duets’. He will also be having a concert in Phillipines and Malaysia.
For the Singapore stop, fans can expect renditions by your favorite KPop artistes (2NE1, Big Bang and SNSD etc.), in addition to his famous originals and cover arrangements! Sungha Jung will also be accompanied by Agustin Amigo, a solo acoustic guitarist and singer songwriter whose YouTube videos have garnered more than 1.5 million views.