Los Angeles, CA – July 13, 2017 – 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.
Daily Lineups Revealed as Combo Tickets Go On Sale July 14, Single Tickets On Sale July 17, Convention + Klub KCON Tickets On Sale July 21
After the combo tickets went on sale on July 14 10AM PT, KCON also announced the lineups for each night:
Saturday, August 19:
Sunday, August 20:
Single tickets for the two concert nights will become available on Monday, July 17 at 10AM PT. More information about tickets, including where to purchase them, is available at 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, peaking at #2 on the Oricon Single Daily and Weekly charts.
The Super Junior-D&E duo next released their second Japanese single “I Wanna Dance” and second Korean single “Still You” in 2013. Super Junior-D&E The 1st Japan Tour kicked off in March, after the duo released their first Japanese album “Ride Me”. In June 2015, the duo kicked off their next concert tour, Super Junior-D&E Asia Tour – Present, going to four Asian cities, after releasing their first Korean EP “The Beat Goes On” in March 2015.
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GOT7 is a seven-member boy group formed by JYP Entertainment. The members are JB, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom. GOT7 debuted with their first EP “Got It?” in January 2014, landing #1 on Billboard’s World Albums Chart and #2 on the Gaon Album Chart. GOT7 made their official music show debut on Mnet’s M! Countdown, performing their debut single “Girls Girls Girls”.
GOT7 were awarded the “New Artist Award” at the 29th Golden Disc Awards and at the 24th Seoul Music Awards in January 2015. The boy group were also awarded “China Goodwill Star” at the 29th Golden Disk Awards. In 2016, GOT7 were awarded “Worldwide Favorite Artist” at the Mnet Asian Music Awards and “Best Worldwide Act” at the MTV European Music Awards.
In March 2017, GOT7 released their sixth EP “Flight Log: Arrival”, featuring “Never Ever” as the title track. The album is the third and final part of the group’s Flight Log trilogy series, and became their highest-selling record with more than 300,000 copies sold. GOT7 were awarded “Artist of the Year” at the 6th Gaon Chart Music Awards.
On the convention side, fans can 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 the festival’s opening night that often has special guest appearances; and KCON Foot Street, a giant food market curated by the team at KTOWN Night Market. KCON Convention, Flower Boy Café, and Klub KCON tickets go on sale on July 21 via KCONUSA.com.
Since its launch in 2012, KCON has grown exponentially to become the undisputed epicenter for all things Hallyu, aka the Korean Wave. The expansive event, spanning three days, will take place within the Staples Center, the Los Angeles Convention Center, and the surrounding entertainment district from August 18 to 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 the official website at www.kconusa.com and follow @KCONUSA on Twitter, where additional artist line-up and other information will be announced. Fans can also join the conversation with the hashtag #KCON17LA.
KCON is produced by CJ E&M, Asia’s leading content company, and its global music channel, Mnet.
About KCON USA
KCON USA (kconusa.com) is the largest North American convention dedicated to “All Things Hallyu”. The convention launched in 2012 with over 10,000 fans in attendance, and has since more than doubled annually to over 118,000 fans. KCON is now established in Los Angeles as the annual flagship event for American fans of Hallyu and Asian pop culture, providing the largest forum for fans to directly connect with each other, as well as artists and professionals from the Korean entertainment industry. In 2016, the brand expanded internationally, presenting KCON in Abu Dhabi, Paris, and Tokyo. FUSE listed the event as one of the “22 Best Music Festivals of 2015”.
About CJ E&M
CJ E&M is Asia’s leading content and media company headquartered in Seoul, Korea, featuring five main business units: broadcast, film (CJ Entertainment), music, live entertainment, and animation. Since 2011, CJ E&M has been contributing to the promotion of Korean culture around the world, through the company’s “One Source, Multi-Content”strategy.
As a trend leader in Asia, CJ E&M has produced and distributed various popular content, including Asia’s largest music festival Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), leading Hallyu convention KCON, Tony Award-winning musical“Kinky Boots”, record-breaking box office hits “Roaring Currents” (2014), “Ode to My Father” (2014), and“Veteran” (2015), along with sought-after television programs like “The Incomplete”, “Grandpas over Flowers”,and “Reply 1988”. With regional offices in Asia and the United States, CJ E&M currently employs over 2,000 people worldwide, and is traded on KOSDAQ under the ticker 130960. For more information, visit CJ E&M’s website at http://en.cjenm.com.
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