KCON USA 2018 has just announced that NCT 127 and Stray Kids will join the New York line-up. Please find the full announcement below, including KCON NY ticket sale dates.  in  News

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KCON USA 2018 has just announced that NCT 127 and Stray Kids will join the New York line-up. Please find the full announcement below, including KCON NY ticket sale dates.
KCON USA 2018 has just announced that NCT 127 and Stray Kids will join the New York line-up. Please find the full announcement below, including KCON NY ticket sale dates.






Los Angeles, CA (April 19, 2018) – KCON USA, the world’s largest Korean culture convention and music festival, announced today that chart-topping K-pop boy bands NCT 127 and Stray Kids will perform at this summer’s New York metro area edition on June 23-24 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The ticket on-sale dates for KCON 2018 NY were also revealed today with concert tickets going on-sale Friday, May 11 at 3 p.m. EDT and convention tickets becoming available the following Monday, May 14 at 3 p.m. EDT.


Additional information surrounding a ticket policy change as well as more artists will be announced in advance of tickets going on-sale. KCON 2018 LA will take place on August 10-12 at the Staples Center & LA Convention Center. 


NCT 127 is NCT’s Seoul team that is not only based in Seoul, the home of K-Pop, but also active all around the world. They made their debut on July 2016 with ‘Fire Truck’, winning the Newcomer of the Year awards at various awards ceremonies. Followed by their debut, they are getting global attention and constantly winning the 1st place in various global music charts, with their songs such as ‘Limitless’, ‘Cherry Bomb’, ‘TOUCH’ and etc. With all their achievements, fans around the world have high expectations for their future performances.




Stray Kids is JYP Entertainment’s 9-member boy group formed through Mnet’s reality show “Stray Kids” in 2017. The members are Bang Chan, Woojin, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, HAN, Felix, Seungmin and I.N. Prior to the premiere of Stray Kids, the group released a music video for its first single “Hellevator” on October 6, 2017, and the single took top five on iTunes’ K-pop chart in 12 countries. The group released their pre-debut EP Mixtape in January 2018, which debuted at number 2 on Gaon’s Album Chart and Billboard’s World Albums Chart. Stray Kids officially debuted with EP I am NOT on March 26, 2018 with title song “District 9.” The MV for “District 9” released on the same date gained over 4 million views within 24 hours and became the K-pop group debut MV with most views in 24 hours.




For more information and the latest KCON news, we invite fans to visit www.kconusa.com and follow @KCONUSA on Twitter, where more information will be announced. Fans can also join the conversation with #KCON18NY and #KCON18LA. Recap videos of both LA and NY events can be found on its YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/kconusa). Additional photos from KCON 2017 USA can be found here. A link to the logo can be found here.


KCON is produced by CJ E&M, Asia’s leading content company, and its global music channel, Mnet.



KCON USA (kconusa.com) is the largest North American convention dedicated to ‘All Things Hallyu.’ The convention launched in 2012 with over 10,000 fans attending and has more than doubled annually since to over 118,000 fans. KCON is now established in Los Angeles as the annual flagship event for American fans of Hallyu and Asian pop culture, providing the largest forum for fans to directly connect with each other, as well as artists and professionals from the Korean entertainment industry. In 2017, the brand further expanded internationally, presenting KCON in Mexico and Australia as well as returning to Japan. KCON has also held events in France and UAE.  



CJ E&M is Asia’s leading content and media company headquartered in Seoul, Korea. It has five main business units - broadcast, film (CJ Entertainment), music, live entertainment and animation. Since 2011, CJ E&M has been contributing to promotion of Korean culture around the world, through the company's 'One Source, Multi-Content' strategy. As a trend leader in Asia, CJ E&M has produced and distributed various popular content, some of which include Asia’s largest music awards Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), leading Hallyu convention KCON, Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, record-breaking box office hits Roaring Currents (2014), Ode to My Father (2014) and Veteran (2015), along with sought-after television programs such as The Incomplete, Grandpas over Flowers and Reply 1988. With regional offices in Asia and the U.S., CJ E&M currently employs over 2,000 people worldwide, and is traded on KOSDAQ under the ticker 130960. For more information, please visit: http://cjenm.com.

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