KCON USA presented by Toyota, the world’s largest Korean culture convention, and music festival, has finalized the multi-night concert lineup for KCON 2017 Los Angeles with the addition of GOT7 and Super Junior-D&E. Tickets are already on sale and let me tell you, I heard it was a MESS! I will be attending KCON LA but I hadn’t planned on getting tickets until later BUT with people saying it’s already sold out (HOW) I might have missed my chance. Maybe I can get one from StubHub or something.
Anyway if you are interested in knowing who’s performing when, check out the schedule below!
Saturday, August 19:
Super Junior – D&E
Sunday, August 20:
Single tickets for the two concerts will become available on Monday, July 17 at 10am PT. More information about tickets, including where to purchase them is available at www.KCONUSA.com.
Super Junior-D&E is the fifth official subunit of boy group Super Junior, formed by SM Entertainment in 2011. The subunit is composed of two Super Junior members Donghae and Eunhyuk. The duo released their debut digital single Oppa, Oppa and made their debut stage on Music Bank in December 2011. They released the Japanese version of Oppa, Oppa in April 2012, which peaked at #2 on Oricon single daily and weekly charts. The duo then released their second Japanese single I Wanna Dance and second Korean single Still You in 2013. Super Junior-D&E The 1st Japan Tour was kicked off in March after they released their first Japanese album Ride Me. In 2015, Super Junior-D&E Asia Tour – Present was kicked off in June, going through 4 Asian cities, after the duo released their first Korean EP album The Beat Goes On in March 2015.
GOT7 is a seven-member boy group formed by JYP Entertainment. The members are JB, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom. They debuted with their first EP <Got It?> in January 2014, which landed #1 on Billboard’s World Albums Chart and #2 on the Gaon Album Chart. GOT7 made their official music program debut performing their debut single “Girls Girls Girls” on Mnet’s M Countdown. They were awarded the “New Artist Award” at the 29th Golden Disc Awards and at the 24th Seoul Music Awards in January 2015. They were also awarded “China Goodwill Star” at the 29th Golden Disk Awards. In 2016, they were awarded “Worldwide Favorite Artist” at Mnet Asian Music Awards and “Best Worldwide Act” at MTV European Music Awards.
In March 2017, GOT7 released their sixth EP <Flight Log: Arrival>, featuring the title track “Never Ever.” The album is the third and final part of the group’s ‘Flight Log’ series and became their highest selling record with more than 300,000 copies sold. They were awarded “Artist of the Year” at 6th Gaon Chart Music Awards.
On the convention side, fans should expect to see the return of popular attractions including the Flower Boy Café, a place where attendees can live out their K-drama fantasies over a cup of coffee or tea; Klub KCON, a dance party on opening night of the festival that often has special guest appearances; and KCON Foot Street, a giant food market curated by the team at KTOWN Night Market. Convention, Flower Boy Café, and Klub KCON tickets go on-sale July 21 via www.KCONUSA.com.
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 at 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.
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.