Average Ticket Prices
Keith Urban $52.36      Donny & Marie Osmond $88.68      Poliça $20.47      ThePianoGuys $43.79      Miranda Lambert $37.10      Young The Giant $27.13      Brad Paisley $40.92      Journey $59.12      Brantley Gilbert $31.02      Kari Jobe $26.19      Pepper $29.29      Disclosure $27.15      City and Colour $37.24      The Time Jumpers $27.77      Bruno Mars $136.93      Hank3 $20.91      Twenty One Pilots $21.15      Dirty Heads $29.01      Lorde $42.88      Michael Bublé $85.47      Alton Brown $50.38      Johnnyswim $17.79      Kirko Bangz $22.78      Blue Man Group $57.30      Sevendust $25.24      Keb' Mo' $43.76      Between The Buried And Me $20.90      Tim McGraw $40.13      Zac Brown Band $51.87      Third Day $27.33      Phantogram $23.77      Macklemore & Ryan Lewis $40.10      Memphis May Fire $17.36      Hopsin $22.60      Caked Up $19.71      Steve Miller Band $59.07      Barenaked Ladies $49.06      Hedley $44.65      Crosby, Stills & Nash $71.21      Slightly Stoopid $33.48      Reel Big Fish $20.75      Darius Rucker $41.19      Corey Smith $19.38      Dailey & Vincent $24.63      Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience $15.87      Ladysmith Black Mambazo $29.82      Minnesota $18.19      Panic! At The Disco $34.19      Zoé $35.20      Phish $56.64      
See all average ticket prices

Did North Korea Execute One Of Its Pop Stars?

04:31 PM Thursday 8/29/13 |   |

There are reports indicating that the North Korean government recently executed several people that were arrested on pornography charges, including pop star Hyon Song-wol, who was once a member of the Pochonbo Electronic Music Band.

Like all other news coming out of North Korea, details are sketchy on the apparent execution of Song-wol.  South Korean news outlet Chosun Ilbo says the singer “was among a dozen well-known North Korean performers” who were executed by a machine-gun equipped firing squad on Aug. 20.

Adding to the intrigue is that Song-wol was an ex-girlfriend of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un about a decade ago.  That puts the relationship back in the days before his father’s death when he was merely a lunatic-in-training.

Before being executed, Song-wol along with member of the Unhasu Orchestra and “singers, musicians and dancers with the Wangjaesan Light Music Band” were reportedly arrested Aug. 17 and charged with making and selling sex tapes.

A source told Chosun Ilbo that friends and family members of those executed were sent to prison camps “under North Korea’s barbaric principle of guilt by association.”

Comments