KCON 2016 presented by Toyota revealed today that the rock band DAY6 and the genre-bending boy group BtoB will be joining the KCON 2016 New York lineup!
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.
Below are trailers and bios for each artist:
DAY6 YouTube trailer
DAY6 is a South Korean rock band formed by JYP Entertainment. The group consists of five members: Sung Jin, Jae, Young K, Won Pil and Do Woon. DAY6's debut mini-album "The Day", which includes the single "Congratulations", was released on September 7, 2015 along with a music video on YouTube. They began their first solo concert tour, DAY6 1st Live Concert "D-Day" on November 20 and 21, 2015. Also, they've released their 2nd mini album "DAYDREAM" this year March.
BtoB YouTube trailer
BtoB, is a boy group formed in 2012 by Cube Entertainment who covers many music genres and debuted with a song called "Insane". Their name stands for Born to Beat, which shows their passion for music. The group is formed of Eunkwang, Lee Minhyuk, Changsub, Hyunsik, Peniel, Ilhoon, and Yook Sung-jae. BtoB has successfully promoted overseas in Japan and released their first Japanese single in 2015. Their most recent comeback was with their 8th Mini Album "Remember That". Having recently released a ballad song, BtoB is being loved by ranking first in TV music program charts.
The next big headliner for KCON 2016 Los Angeles will be announced tonight, May 5 on KTLA (Ch. 5, Los Angeles) during the 10 p.m. PT newscast!
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.
For more information and the latest KCON news, visit www.kconusa.com and follow @KCONUSA on Twitter, where artist lineups and ticket information will be announced. Join the conversation with #KCON16NY and #KCON16LA.
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