Rookie boy group NU’EST has now been announced as the last idol group to appear at KCON 2012 in California.
With today’s addition, the complete idol lineup now features NU’EST, G.NA, EXO-M, B.A.P, 4Minute and VIXX. G.NA, along with Danny of 1TYM will be hosting the concert. Simon and Martina of Eat Your Kimchi will also be making an appearance as special guests.
The event is the first large scale K-Pop convention in the U.S, and will be held Saturday, October 13, at the Verizon Amphitheater in Irvine, CA.
For NU’EST, this will be their first time performing overseas. Like all the other boy groups appearing at the event, they are still a rookie group, having made their debut earlier this year. Their agency Pledis Entertainment will also be taking applications for their global auditions, which will take place the next day.
A new teaser video for the event was revealed a few days ago.
Produced by Mnet America, this full day event will feature autograph signing sessions, celebrity panels, contests and workshops geared towards fans of K-Pop and K-dramas. The event will conclude with a star-studded K-Pop concert.
Tickets for the entire are currently on sale for $40. VIP packages for $100 are also available. All tickets include admission to the concert and the entire convention programming slate. Visit their official website to purchase. Also check out their Facebook for more information.