Update: K.A.R.D and Wanna One Join Concert Lineup for KCON 2017 LA

2017-06-01 17:31:15 2017-07-06 17:45:22

Update July 6, 2017:

KCON USA presented by Toyota has just announced that K.A.R.D and Wanna One will be coming to KCON 2017 LA.

K.A.R.D is a co-ed group formed by DSP Media in 2016. Without having officially debuted, the group successfully grew their fanbase with catchy pre-debut singles like “Oh NaNa” and “Don’t Recall.” They will be releasing their official debut track, “Hola Hola,” on July 10.

Wanna One is an 11-member boy group formed from Mnet’s survival reality show “Produce 101 Season 2.“ The trainees who took the top 11 spots form the group: Kang Daniel, Park Jihoon, Lee Daehwi, Kim Jaehwan, Ong Seongwoo, Park Woojin, Lai Guanlin, Yoon Jisung, Hwang Minhyun, Bae Jinyoung, and Ha Sunwoon. The group will officially start promoting in August 2017, and their appearance at the KCON LA will be their first performance overseas.

The Los Angeles edition of KCON 2017 will be returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center on August 18-20. KCON 2017 LA combo tickets go on sale July 14 and single tickets on July 17 at 10 a.m. PST. Convention and Klub KCON go on sale July 21.

Update June 29, 2017:

KCON USA presented by Toyota has just announced that Cosmic Girls, Heize, and SEVENTEEN will be coming to KCON 2017 LA.

Cosmic Girls, also known as WJSN, debuted in early 2016 to much buzz. Earlier this month, the group released their first full-length studio album, “Happy Moment,” composed of 10 new songs, including title track “HAPPY.”

Heize is a singer-songwriter and rapper who became widely known through her appearance in Mnet’s hip-hop survival reality show “Unpretty Rapstar 2.” Her most recent release, “Don’t Know You,” recently became a “certified all-klll” on Korean music charts.

SEVENTEENis a 13-member boy group known for their producing skills, with members deeply involved in the composition and production of their discography and choreography. Their most recent release, “Don’t Wanna Cry,” grabbed numerous wins on music shows, proving SEVENTEEN’s growing popularity.

The Los Angeles edition of KCON 2017 will be returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center on August 18-20. KCON 2017 LA combo tickets go on sale July 14 and single tickets on July 17 at 10 a.m. PST.

Update June 15, 2017:

KCON USA presented by Toyota has just announced that boy group VIXX will be coming to KCON 2017 LA.

Affectionately dubbed as the “King of Concepts” by fans, VIXX recently released their fourth mini album, “Shangri-La,” proving once again why they are so loved by many.

The Los Angeles edition of KCON 2017 will be returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center on August 18-20. KCON 2017 LA tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. (PST) on July 7.

Update June 8, 2017:

KCON USA presented by Toyota has just announced that boy groups NCT 127 and ASTRO will be coming to KCON 2017 LA.

NCT 127 will be making a comeback with the mini album “Cherry Bomb on June 14, 2017, so fans can look forward to some exciting stages from them at KCON. 

ASTRO dropped their fourth mini album, titled “Dream Part.01,” on May 29, 2017, and will embark on their first concert, ASTROAD, on July 15 and 16, 2017.

The Los Angeles edition of KCON 2017 will be returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center on August 18-20. KCON 2017 LA tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. (PST) on July 7.

Original article June 1, 2017:

KCON USA presented by Toyota has just announced its first group of artists in their LA edition of their music festival. SF9 and Girl’s Day lead the lineup.

This will be SF9’s first time at KCON, with the group heading to both NY and LA. With the nine-member boy group, fans can look forward to seeing FNC Entertainment’s – the agency that brought you bands FTISLAND and CNBLUE – first dance boy group.

Girl’s Day is a four-member girl group formed by Dream Tea Entertainment in 2010, debuting with the EP “Girl’s Day Party #1.” They most recently released the EP “Girl’s Day Everyday #5” in March 2017.

The Los Angeles edition of KCON 2017 will be returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center on August 18-20. KCON 2017 LA tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. (PST) on July 7. KCON 2017 NY will take place on June 23 and 24 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.