The Best Moments From BTS’s ‘Bang Bang Con’
Over the past two days, fans have watched eight BTS concerts as part of the group’s virtual concert series “Bang Bang Con.” The virtual event was livestreamed for free on the BANGTANTV YouTube channel, and gave fans a chance to experience the next best thing to seeing BTS live.
The concerts streamed for BTS’s “Bang Bang Con” were 2015 BTS LIVE: The Most Beautiful Moment in Life On Stage, 2016 BTS LIVE [Most Beautiful Moment In Life On Stage: Epilogue], BTS 2014 LIVE TRILOGY: EPISODE II The Red Bullet (2014 Memories), BTS 3rd MUSTER [ARMY.ZIP+], 2017 BTS LIVE TRILOGY EPISODE III THE WINGS TOUR IN SEOUL, 2017 BTS LIVE TRILOGY EPISODE III THE WINGS TOUR THE FINAL (2017 Memories), BTS 4th MUSTER [HAPPY EVER AFTER], and BTS WORLD TOUR ‘LOVE YOURSELF’ SEOUL.
We still don’t have the studio version of ‘Tony Montana ft. Jimin’
Suga released the song “Tony Montana” on his 2016 mixtape Agust D under his other alter ego Agust D. At BTS 3rd MUSTER [ARMY.ZIP+], Suga performed the song with Jimin. “Bang Bang Con” gave fans a chance to watch the performance again, but it also reminded them that a studio version for the duet has never been released.
“tony montana ft. jimin was a cultural reset. we demand a studio version of it,” a fan wrote on Twitter.
Another fan tweeted, “NOW WHERE IS TONY MONTANA STUDIO VERSION?”
“Bighit release the studio version of Tony Montana challenge: failed,” one fan tweeted.
‘Come Back Home’ is iconic
Muster is an annual fan meeting where BTS perform their older discography, underrated hits, and skits for fans. “Come Back Home” is one of BTS’s underrated songs, and the group performed it at BTS 4th MUSTER [HAPPY EVER AFTER].
“come back home jin owns my soul,” wrote a Twitter user.
“SEOKJIN’S FALSETTO IN COME BACK HOME >>>>> ANYTHING ELSE,” a fan tweeted.
“hoseok’s verse in come back home remains unmatched,” tweeted one fan.
BTS fans saw ‘Spring Day’ multiple times during ‘Bang Bang Con’
The second day of “Bang Bang Con” showed 2017 BTS LIVE TRILOGY EPISODE III THE WINGS TOUR IN SEOUL and 2017 BTS LIVE TRILOGY EPISODE III THE WINGS TOUR THE FINAL (2017 Memories). Because of this, ARMY saw “Spring Day” performed twice.
“spring day lowkey flexing why is she the queen of all bts’ songs and no one can dethrone the song,” tweeted a fan.
“we should talk about the spring day choreo more often look at the smooth footwork and synchronisation #BANGBANGCON_D2,” one fan tweeted.
“spring day’s choreography is so beautiful and delicate… i miss her,” wrote a Twitter user.
“THE CROWD SINGING THE WHOAS AND OHS OF SPRING DAY TO BTS IS SO HEALING,” tweeted one fan.
‘Bang Bang Con’ showed BTS’s growth
With “Bang Bang Con,” fans got to see how much BTS have grown over the years through two days of concerts. The different concerts showed the evolution in BTS’s music, but also showed how BTS’s popularity grew over the years thanks to their hard work.
“not @ bangtan singing path in the wings tour – final while there’s a clip of them in the background singing the same song back in the red bullet concert, bh you are so cruel for this sndjs,” wrote a fan on Twitter.
“bighit filmed every bts concerts from red bullet to love yourself era, so that they can go back and watch all their memories from their first ever concert until now. they will watch how they worked hard and how successful they become now. they shared it to us coz we’re a family,” one fan tweeted.
‘Bang Bang Con’ successfully distracted fans
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, “Bang Bang Con” provided hours of stress-free entertainment for ARMY around the world.
“I’ve been having a really hard week and these two concert days have been the distraction I need. Let’s do this #BANGBANGCON_D2,” wrote a Twitter user.
“THE FACT THAT THESE SONGS REPEAT IN SETLISTS AND WE’RE STILL ENTERTAINED, ITS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR DISCOGRAPHY IS THAT GOOD AND THE ARTISTS KNOW HOW TO PUT ON A SHOW,” a fan tweeted.
“Thank you BTS for bringing us together through your music and for giving us a source of comfort when we are feeling down or need encouragement #ThankYouBTS,” one fan tweeted.