BTS TOUR 2019: BTS to kick off 'Love Yourself: Speak Yourself' tour at Rose Bowl Stadium

PASADENA, Calif. -- BTS fans, get ready! The famed K-pop boy band is kicking off its 2019 world tour right here in Los Angeles.

The band's very first "Love Yourself: Speak Yourself" tour performance will take place at the Rose Bowl Stadium on Saturday, May 4.

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Tickets for the general public go on sale on Friday, March 1, according to the stadium's website.

After kicking off in Los Angeles, the tour will travel to Chicago, New Jersey, Sao Paulo, London, Paris, Osaka and Shizuoka.

The exact tour dates are available on the band's website.

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