Vixx joins the KCON LA list with artists like Astro, NCT 127, SF9 and Girls’ Day! Also joining them is Produce 101 winners, Wanna One! All of these artists have had new releases this year and fans are expressing their excitement about their participation in the biggest KPOP Convention to ever hit the USA!
New ‘Artist Alley’ Fan Engagement Booth Announced for
Largest Korean Pop Convention’s Return to Los Angeles on August 18-20
Combo Tickets On-Sale Starting July 7 at 10AM PST
Los Angeles – June 15, 2017 –KCON USA presented by Toyota, the world’s largest Korean culture convention and music festival, has announced the addition of VIXX to its star-studded two-day concert lineup. KCON also revealed plans to add ‘Artist Alley,’ a new way for fans to engage with artists, to the already massive Los Angeles convention.
Combo tickets to the show – which also features ASTRO, GIRL’S DAY, NCT 127, and SF9 with more to be announced – will be available for fans starting on July 7 at 10am PST via www.KCONUSA.com. KCON USA will announce ticket pricing and detailed benefits per tier tomorrow, June 16, through its website and social media.
‘Artist Alley’ will consist of a booth on the convention floor where fans will be able to get up close and personal with K-pop artists for activities such as autograph sessions. It will be open to all convention attendees and the lineup of participating artists will be announced soon.
VIXX, the latest addition to KCON 2017 LA lineup, is a six-member boy group under Jellyfish Entertainment. The members are N, Leo, Ken, Ravi, Hongbin, and Hyuk. Before their official debut, the members were featured on the Mnet survival reality show MyDOL. The six members and the group name “VIXX” were both chosen by viewer votes on the show. The group is known for their unique music concepts and group performances that tell a story through each title track. VIXX debuted with their first single “Super Hero” on M COUNTDOWN on May 24, 2012. They achieved their first music show win on KBS 2TV Music Bank with “Voodoo Doll” on December 6th the year following their debut. On May 15th this year, VIXX released their fourth mini album “Shangri-La” part of the three-event VIXX V FESTIVAL to celebrate the group’s fifth anniversary.
Since its launch in 2012, KCON has grown exponentially to become the undisputed epicenter for all things Hallyu (a.k.a The Korean Wave). The expansive event, which spans three days, takes place within the Staples Center, the Los Angeles Convention Center, and the surrounding entertainment district on August 18-20. In addition to star-studded concerts, fans in attendance will experience more panels and workshops than ever before, with offerings on everything from K-beauty and K-food to e-sports and K-drama.
The New York metro area edition of KCON 2017 USA will be returning to the Prudential Center next month on June 23 and 24.
For the latest KCON news and tickets, fans are invited to visit www.kconusa.com and follow @KCONUSA on Twitter, where additional artist line-up and other information are being announced. They can also join the conversation with #KCON17LA. Photos and videos from KCON 2016 can be found HERE.
KCON is produced by CJ E&M, Asia’s leading content company, and its global music channel, Mnet.