KCON 2016 presented by Toyota revealed today that Twice, one of the top new rookie girl groups in K-pop, is joining the KCON 2016 Los Angeles lineup. Also, one of South Korea's hottest boy bands, and Billboard Hot 100 chart topper, BTS will be headlining KCON NY!
Celebrating its fifth anniversary, KCON USA is the world's largest Korean culture convention and music festival. KCON NY is returning to the Prudential Center and will expand to two nights of concerts running June 24-25. KCON LA kicks off a month later and takes place July 29-31 at the Staples Center and Los Angeles Convention Center.
KCON Los Angeles
Twice is a nine member girl group under JYP Entertainment that debuted in 2015 through the reality show "Sixteen". The members are Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu. Their first mini-album "The Story Begins" featured the title track "Like OOH-AHH", which was well received by the public. The music video for that song hit 50 million views within five months of its release and is now the most-viewed debut music video for any K-pop group.
KCON New York
- BTS (consists of RM (랩몬스터), Suga (슈가), Jin (진), J-Hope (제이홉), Jimin (지민), V (뷔), Jungkook (정국)) debuted in 2013, and has shown remarkable growth and success as the next generation of K-POP boy groups. They're leading the Korean wave in the music market not only in Korea but also Japan, Asia and all over the world. BTS is an incredibly talented group with high potential given they also compose and write their own songs. They give full-fledged performances and have enormous energy on stage.
For a full list of artists announced so far, visit www.kconusa.com. Additional artists will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
Tickets for KCON NY go on sale beginning May 13, and KCON LA go on sale beginning June 3:
- 5/13 1PM EST KCON NY Combo/Platinum Tickets
- 5/16 1PM EST KCON NY Single Tickets
- 6/3 1PM EST KCON LA Combo/Platinum Tickets
- 6/6 1PM EST KCON LA Single Tickets
Prices will range from $50 to $250 for single tickets and $800 for platinum ticket that offers access to all concerts and the convention.
Source : www.kconusa.com/...
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