BTS returned to the stage after two years with Permission to Dance on Stage LA in front of a live audience. The K-pop group reunited with their fandom army on Saturday night.
RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook performed their hits in the SoFi stadium. While there were tracks from their old albums that were on the setlist, BTS also played a number of songs from her last two albums. These included ON from Map of the Soul: 7 and Blue & Gray from their album BE.
While their performances wowed the ARMY, there were a few moments of the concert that got the fandom talking. Just look:
Jungkook’s vibe at the concert:
While sharing videos from the concert, fans couldn’t help but admire Jungkook’s energy at the concert – especially during the performance of Fake Love and ON.
Jin’s flower has:
Shortly after the concert started, Jin surprised fans by stepping on stage with a flower and a ribbon on his head. He went on to perform a couple of songs with the hairstyle.
RM and J-Hope cried; Suga admits that he almost cried too:
Over and over again, BTS has talked about how much they missed meeting the fans in person. When they reunited with fans in Los Angeles, the members got emotional. Fans in attendance at the venue went to Twitter and announced that RM had burst into tears the moment he saw ARMY in the stadium. While J-Hope fought back his tears while addressing fans during the concert.
As they were preparing to lower the curtains on their first day of the concert, Suga confessed that listening to ON in the concert hall nearly shed tears. As translated from the BTS fan account on Twitter @ btstranslation7, Suga said, “Everyone, I almost cried when I heard ON today. I finally realized it was really happening and I thought this is what my job is about! I think we’re finally where we should be. I hope we can continue to be together as we are! Thank you army! ”
V accidentally kicked a ball against ARMY:
During the concert, BTS member V was seen interacting with the audience. At some point he threw them a few balls off the stage. Picking up one of them and carefully throwing it at the crowd, he decided to kick the second. The kick seemed stronger than intended and landed on a group of fans. His reaction to the moment has fans in the midst of a balancing act.
Jimin’s happy jumps return:
Fans got emotional when they saw Jimin’s “Happy Jump” return. In the past, Jimin would jump in the air with a big smile at many concerts. The sight returned when BTS performed their song Permission to Dance.
BTS meets Anderson .Paak:
After the concert, BTS met American rapper Anderson .Paak and his family backstage. The rapper has spoken many times about the K-pop group and that his son is a fan of BTS. Anderson shared video clips on his Instagram stories about meeting the group, and also shared a group picture with them offering to be the eighth member of the group. “@ Bts.bighitofficial lmk if you need another member! I work well in groups !!! ”he wrote.
BTS will play three more nights in Los Angeles.