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BTS, fans taking Las Vegas by storm ahead of sold-out Allegiant concerts

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Smooth like butter, and pulling Las Vegas in like no different, Ok-POP group BTS will carry out their first of 4 sold-out concerts at Allegiant Stadium Friday evening.

Many folks lined as much as purchase unique gear for the live performance on Thursday, with many fans lining up earlier than dawn.

“You never know or expect what’s going to happen with BTS with their music or what they produce,” mentioned Pittsburg fan Julia Moldovan. “I’ve been waiting for this blanket forever, and I finally got it because it sells out super quickly, I also got a hoodie.”

Moldovan and her pals rushed to Allegiant Stadium for official merchandise gross sales at 2 a.m. Thursday, together with hundreds of different fans.

“BTS fans are collectors. We like to collect items like t-shirts and jackets, especially exclusive items,” mentioned Las Vegas fan Melody Lee.

Lee is a component of the native BTS Army, and informed 8 News Now she will probably be hitting all of the themed pop-up spots on and off the Strip over the course of a number of days.

“I went to the photo exhibit, which was fantastic, which was a museum from their concerts,” Lee mentioned. “I also went to the pop-up shop, which was amazing and interactive.”

Fans have been spending tons of, even hundreds of {dollars} on merchandise on prime of live performance, resort, and journey bills, which they mentioned is all price it.

“Honestly, having the time of your life is what they want from you, and just go out there and make the most of what you can do,” mentioned Colorado fan Lumi Lewis.

Las Vegas will probably be welcoming BTS and their military of fans with a citywide marquee takeover and lighting up Strip properties purple Thursday evening.

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