AKB48 to Perform in Washington, DC March 27th 2012!

It was revealed not 3 hours ago that AKB48 will be performing not one but two live shows in Washington, DC on March 27th as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The group of 16 members will perform two shows at the Lincoln Theater, one at 4pm and another at 7.30pm.

The shows are being held to thank Americans for their support during the recovery from last year’s devastating Tohoku earthquake. The girls will also visit the district’s Thomson Elementary School on March 26th.

Tickets, which are free are available March 13th through Eventbrite (SOLD OUT)

Members confirmed to be attending are Takahashi Minami, Miyazawa Sae, Kuramochi Asuka, Takajo Aki, Fujie Reina, Umeda Ayaka, Matsui Sakiko, Minegishi Minami, Suzuki Shihori, Abe Maria, Ichikawa Miori, Iriyama Anna, Takahashi Juri, Kawaei Rina, Kojima Natsuki and Hirata Rina.


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