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Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) - How to Find K.K. Slider

K.K. Slider's here to liven up your island with his snazzy tunes and his inimitable voice! To learn more about how often K.K. Slider visits, how to request songs from K.K. Slider, as well as why K.K. Slider isn't showing up, read on!

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How to Find K.K. Slider's Concert and Songs

1  Upgrade Resident Services
2  Increase the Island Rating to ★★★ or above
3  K.K. Slider will perform the next day.

1. Upgrade Resident Services

ACNH - Tom Nook announces the opening of the upgraded Resident Services building
Make sure you have upgraded Resident Services on your island!

How to Upgrade Resident Services

2. Raise the Island Rating to 3 Stars

ACNH - Isabelle informs the player os the island

Raise your island's rating to 3 Stars. Talk to Isabelle if you want to check your island's rating!

How to Raise Your Island Star Rating (3 Stars & 5 Stars)

3. K.K. Slider Will Visit the Next Day

ACNH - KK Slider about to perform Welcome Horizons

After celebrating your 3-Star achievement, K.K. Slider will then come to your island the next day to do his first performance.

After that, he will start visiting every Saturday.

KK Slider's Visit Schedule

ACNH - A resident sits in front of KK Slider as he starts a performance

Date & Time Every Saturday
5:00AM–12:00AM
Location In front of Resident Services

K.K. Slider will usually visit your island every Saturday and will stay until midnight. However, he'll only play songs or take requests from 6:00PM to 12:00AM.

Also if there are events going on in your island, his concert will be moved to the next available day.

Why Isn't KK Slider Showing Up? (Troubleshooting)

ACNH - Flick stands in front of Resident Services

If K.K. Slider isn't showing up on a Saturday, there might be another event going on. When this happens, KK Slider will simply move his performances to the next day.

How to Request Songs

Dialogue Options

ACNH - KK Slider asks what

K.K. will take 1 song request and play a song when you talk to him. After performing, you'll receive a copy of the song in your pockets!

Option Description
I'll leave it up to you! Play a random song that you do not have yet in your catalog.
I'm in a mood... K.K. will play a random song of the chosen mood that you do not have yet in your catalog.
Mood Options:
・"I feel good!"
・"A little grumpy..."
・"Laid-back,"
・"A little blue..."
・"It's hard to say."
Gimme that one song. Request a specific song by typing the song name.

KK Slider's Secret Songs

ACNH - K.K. Slider expresses surprise at a player knowing a secret song

There are 3 K.K. Slider secret songs that can only be obtained by directly requesting them from K.K. Slider.

List of All K.K. Slider Songs

Who is KK Slider?

About KK Slider

KK Slider
JP: とたけけ • FR: Kéké • SP: Totakeke
ACNH - K.K. Slider Type Special Character
Birthday August 23
First Appearance
どうぶつの森
Animal Forest

K.K. Slider is a white dog introduced in Dobotsu no Mori (Animal Forest). He visits islands every Saturday (unless there are events happening on the island) to hold a concert.

Did You Know

  • Tom Nook is an avid fan of K.K. Slider.
  • Getting K.K. Slider to hold a concert in the island is widely considered to be the 'end' of the game's story.
  • Wardell has mentioned being friends with D.J. K.K.
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