With less than two years since their debut, with the release of “Black Mamba” in November 2020, South Korean group aespa continues to make history and was officially confirmed on the second weekend of the Coachella 2022 festival.
It was confirmed by the girls’ quartet itself, on their official social networks, that Coachella invited aespa to perform on the main stage of the festival next Saturday, the 23rd. With that, aespa is the first girl group to be a confirmed attraction of the festival main stage in Coachella history.
#aespa becomes KPOP’s first girl group to be invited to perform on the main stage of America's biggest music festival, #Coachella! Setlist includes some of their hottest tracks along with an unreleased new song! Their much anticipated performance will take place on April 23!
— aespa (@aespa_official) April 19, 2022
The group will present their hits, already known to the public, and also an unreleased song. Aespa’s performance will be streamed on YouTube from the Coachella festival. It is worth remembering that other girl groups have already performed at the festival, but only aespa was officially announced as the main stage attraction.
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Prior to aespa, among South Korean groups, BLACKPINK was announced in the event’s line-up in 2019, but on the Sahara stage. Earlier this year, 2NE1 surprised the audience by gathering on the main stage of Coachella, during the show of CL, the festival’s announced artist.
The performance at Coachella will also be aespa’s first major show in the United States, in addition to its festival debut. Prior to that, the foursome’s biggest show had taken place during the traditional Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.