Will BTS Perform at the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021?
The iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021 will be held on Sept. 17 and Sept. 18. Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook of BTS performed at the music festival in 2020. Will BTS perform at the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021?
BTS are not listed as performers at the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021
At the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Festival, BTS performed their songs “Dynamite,” “Make It Right,” “Spring Day,” and “Boy With Luv.” Because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all performers at the 2020 festival filmed their sets remotely and the Daytime Stage was not able to happen.
The iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021 will take place live in Las Vegas, and BTS will not be performing at the event.
According to iHeartRadio, Coldplay, Dua Lipa, Billie Eilish, Khalid, Journey, Lil Baby, Sam Hunt, Cheap Trick, Darius Rucker, FINNEAS, J. Cole, Nelly, Weezer, Florida Georgia Line, and Walker Hayes will perform during the main concert on Sept. 17 and Sept. 18.
The Daytime Stage will take place on Sept. 18, and Olivia Rodrigo, Conan Gray, Saweetie, The Kid LAROI, All Time Low, 24kGoldn, Russell Dickerson, YUNGBLUD, Gabby Barrett, and Tate McRae are the slated performers.
The iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021 is an in-person event
While the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Festival was held remotely, iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021 will be live with an in-person audience. The main concert event will take place at the T-Mobile Arena, and the Daytime Stage will be held at the entertainment district AREA15.
“This year’s Festival will be historic for many reasons,” Tom Poleman, Chief Programming Officer for iHeartMedia, said in a statement. “Not only will it be the first time all of these artists are together on the same stage, but also because it’ll be in front of a live audience. We’ve all been waiting for this moment – live music is back, and we’ll be celebrating like never before.”
Fans who cannot attend the festival can livestream it through The CW App and CWTV.com.
BTS will hold an online concert in October
For fans ready to see BTS perform a live event, the wait won’t be long. On Oct. 24, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook of BTS will hold an online concert called “Permission to Dance On Stage.”
A press release about the concert states, “21st century pop icons BTS are returning with the live-streaming concert ‘BTS PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE’ on October 24. The announcement was made on global fan community platform Weverse, accompanied by a vibrant poster in the key color of ‘Butter’ CD single that includes ‘Permission to Dance,’ heightening excitement for the event.”
BTS’ upcoming concert will be livestreamed on Oct. 24 at 5:30 a.m. EST and 6:30 p.m. KST. Big Hit Music will release more information about purchasing tickets in the coming weeks.