Calling all Live Music Fans: HBC Festival is here again!

HBC Festival
Calling all Live Music Fans:.HBC Festival is here again!

This weekend, Oct. 18 & 19, the street called Hae Bang Chon, in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, will host their semi-annual HBC festival. HBC  The event will bring both local and international talent to bars and restaurants in the area. There are over 40 confirmed artists participating at different venues.

 Music will range from rock bands, solo singers/songwriters, alternative, one-man-bands, folk and much more.  In addition to the musical performances Actors from Seoul City Improv will be putting on a “Haunted Ghost Tour of HBC.” There will also be a DEELEEBOB Music guitar raffle with tickets on sale for $2.00 at many of the venues.

The events will begin on Friday the 18th at 9:00pm and go into the evening.  Saturday festivities start at 3:00 pm and will go all afternoon and night. The Orange Tree, Upstairs Phillies, V.F.W. Bar, Bonny’s Pizza, FIX Pub, and the Camarata Music Company are just some of the venue locations.  

For more information and the event schedule you can visit the Festival website at

Directions: Subway Line 6 to Noksapyong Station, Exit 2.  Go straight passing the army base on your left. Shortly after you will be in Hae Bang Chon.


A visual artist by profession and a sightseer at heart, I spent a year as a commercial photographer before letting my urge to Travel ELSEwHERE take over. After receiving a job offer that lead me to a sleepy town high in the Tuscan mountains, my travel adventure began. Since that time my travels have lead me to visit over 60 countries, marry a fellow globetrotter, move intercontinentally seven times and to create temporary homes in four continents! Through my travels, I’ve held many suitcases packed for adventures as a journalist, blogger, philanthropist, teacher, army-wife, magazine director, photographer, barmaid, but mainly just an adventurer. With each new experience, elsewhere, I endeavor to live sensibly while exploring a new culture, living sustainably, and giving back whenever possible. I aspire to make this travel blog help those starting a new life elsewhere or just passing through…