UPDATE: BTS has been revealed to headline KCON LA!
Two more boy groups have just been revealed to be joining the KCON 2016 New York lineup.
BTOB – Having just released their eighth mini album at the end of March, the group has gained a lot of popularity in the past years for their ballad tracks.
DAY6 – Having also made their comeback in March, JYP’s rookie rock band will be visiting the US for the first time.
In addition to these new groups for New York, a headliner artist for Los Angeles will be revealed later tonight at 10pm through local television station KTLA.
So far, the revealed lineup for New York is BTS, MAMAMOO, SEVENTEEN, Ailee, BTOB and DAY6. Los Angeles has TWICE, Block B, GFRIEND, CNBLUE and Girls’ Generation TaeTiSeo.
KCON 2016 New York is scheduled for June 24-25 at the Prudential Center while KCON 2016 Los Angeles will take place on July 29-31 at the Staples Center and Los Angeles Convention Center.
Tickets for KCON NY will go on sale on May 13 while KCON LA tickets go on sale June 3. As the performances will be over two nights of concerts, the concert schedules will be revealed soon. For more info check out their site here.
KCON, which celebrates its 5th anniversary this year, features a full convention dedicated to Korean culture and “All Things Hallyu.”