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[Korea] Rock festivals in Incheon and Busan this August

  • Date07/16/2014
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Photo credit: Busan Culture & Tourism Festival Organizing Committee

Get ready to rock out at this August at two of summer’s hottest rock festivals: the Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival and the Busan International Rock Festival.

The Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival will be held at Songdo Moonlight Park (also known as Penta Park), located in Yeonsu-gu, Incheon. Kicking off on August 1 and continuing until August 3, 2014, the rock festival features many talented musicians from home and abroad, the likes of which include Lizzy Borden (U.S.A.), Crossfaith (Japan), Maximo Park (U.K.), and Lee Seung-hwan (Korea). About 100 bands will be performing on the five different stages set up at the festival.

The Busan International Rock Festival is set to take place from August 8 to 10, 2014 at Samnak Riverside Sports Park in Sasang-gu, Busan. The lineup includes 36 rock bands and musicians including James Walsh (U.K.), Firehouse (U.S.A.), and Galneryus (Japan), among others.

One-day, two-day and three-day passes to the Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival can be purchased from the festival’s website and at the festival venue. On the other hand, the Busan International Rock Festival will be free of charge.

More Info

<2014 Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival>

☞ Venue: Songdo Moonlight Park (Penta Park) (350 Central-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon)
☞ Period: August 1–3, 2014
☞ Admission:
    *Online purchase (available until July 31, 2014)
    1-day pass 104,500 won / 2-day pass 146,300 won / 3-day pass 177,650
    *On-site purchase
    1-day pass 110,000 won / 2-day pass 154,000 won / 3-day pass 187,000 won
☞ Reservation:
    (Korean, English, Japanese)
☞ Website: (Korean, English, Japanese)
☞ Inquiries: +82-32-440-4022 (Korean)

<2014 Busan International Rock Festival>

☞ Venue: Samnak Riverside Sports Park (Samnak-dong, Sasang-gu, Busan)
☞ Period: August 8–10, 2014
☞ Admission: Free
☞ Website: (Korean, English)
☞ Inquiries: +82-51-501-6051 (Korean)
☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

☞ Related column
2014 Summer Festivals (June – August)

Courtesy of Incheon-si / Busan Culture & Tourism Festival Organizing Committee