Recently, the tour stops were announced for Red Velvet‘s upcoming 2023 world tour, R to V. With two legs of the tour across Asia and Europe, this will be the girl group’s first tour in three years as well as their first that includes stops in Europe. While many fans are excited for the opportunity to see Red Velvet when they never have before in certain locations, others already have concerns about the venues that were booked for the K-Pop group.
While the venues for the European dates haven’t been announced yet, some of those that are scheduled for the Asia leg of the tour have surprisingly low capacity numbers. The largest hold around 15,000, while the smallest is only built to hold around 5,000.
In comparison, TWICE‘s upcoming world tour has booked stadiums that can hold tens of thousands of fans, some as much as 70,000 or even more. Both girl groups have been around for about the same amount of time, and both have been highly successful in the K-Pop industry.
And while most successful K-Pop groups have larger venues for each respective tour that they hold, the total capacity for the Asia leg of the tour doesn’t seem to be drastically different than that of the…