BUSAN, South Korea — After a rainy week here in Busan, the weekend is shaping up to include more rain early on, but it should clear up for the end of the weekend just in time for some great events going on around town.
An acoustic beach party fundraiser highlights this weekend, as well as a talent show, some great music and possibly the biggest futsal tourney to ever hit the peninsula.
You can check out the Haps Calendar for everything going on around the area this weekend. Have a great weekend!
Genius and Three Summer @ The Basement - The infamous kings of Korean indie make their way back to Busan with Three Summer for a rockin’ night out in PNU. Friday, 10 p.m., The Basement, PNU.
Acoustic Beach Party Orphanage Fundraiser @ The Wolfhound – Laochra Gaelic Football Club and Busan Volunteer are hosting a mega beach party-themed acoustic night at the Wolf in Haeundae. Lots of bands and good times, all for a good cause, are on tap for the evening. Saturday, 9 p.m., Wolfhound, Haeundae.
Jackpot Acoustic Show @ Upstair in Rhythym and Blow – Kim Il-du presents the first show in a series of acoustic performances by underground Busan artists. Titled the 7/7/7 Jackpot Show, it is the first in what promises to be a regular must-see feature on the Busan music calendar. Saturday, 7 p.m., Upstair in Rhythm and Blow, Jangjeon-dong.
My House Vol. 1 @ Almost Famous – Show off your swag at the best underground club in Busan where you can dance to your hearts content until sun-up. Saturday, 10 p.m., Almost Famous, Kyungsung.
Busan Futsol Cup 2012 -The first Busan Futsal Cup gets underway this weekend in Haeundae, with 24 teams vying for the championship. The one day competition will be held on the artificial grass pitches located near Haeundae Beach. All day Saturday, Haeundae.
Monthly Dart Tourney @ Soultrane – The monthly Dart Tourney at Soultrane is back, which features free entry and prizes, including a bottle of Jager for the winner. Saturday, 10:30 p.m., Soultrane, PNU.
Daedopo Sunset Fountain @ Dadaepo - If you’ve never been out to see it, the Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams is a beautiful night fountain show that takes place twice nightly on weekends. Weekends, 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., Dadaepo.
Mannam’s Got Talent - Check out the best in Busan’s talent at Mannam’s Got Talent in Gwangalli. All the revenue from the festival will be donated to immigrant workers around Korea for their educational needs. Sunday, 11 a.m., Gwangalli Beach.
Shindogs Sanctuary Volunteers – Every weekend, the formerly-named Busan Abandoned Pet Sanctuary gives people a great opportunity to make a difference by helping abandoned pets around the city, and is a great place to meet new people from the community. Sunday, 11 a.m., Shindogs Sanctuary.
Friday – Chance of thunderstorms; 26'C/79'F
Saturday - Cloudy with a chance of rain; 27'C/81'F
Sunday - Partly sunny; 25'C/77'F
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