Another 18 K-pop superstars will be heading to KCON 2018 NY this June. On Thursday (April 19), KCON USA declared the addition of Korean boy bands Stray Kids and NCT 127 to the East Seacoast leg of its twelve-monthly Korean pop ethnic event. The match join previously released serves Wanna One, Heize and EXID at the function, which will be organised at the Prudential Middle in Newark, NJ, on June 23-24.
The 2018 event will recognise NCT 127’s second appearance at KCON NY after their debut last year, and it will be Stray Kids’ first Stateside appearance. Both are nine-member young man bands.
Component of SM Entertainment’s greater NCT crew, 127 represents the Seoul-based team and features users from Korea, China, Japan, Canada and the U.S. Known because of their dynamic performance-based tracks, such as “Cherry Bomb” and “Flame Vehicle,” the nonet performed at both KCON NY and KCON LA in 2018. NCT 127 lately returned with the upbeat and playful “Touch” from the NCT 2018 Empathy record, which peaked at No. 29 on the Separate Albums chart last month.
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Stray Kids is a recently formed group signed to JYP Entertainment, home to the likes of GOT7 and TWICE. With an EP and a mixtape already under their belt, the youngster band’s gained a reputation because of their hip-hop focused dance performances and their hands-on method of K-pop, with several members of the act taking a dominating submit writing their sounds. Stray Kids have quickly become a increasing superstar in the K-pop industry, and peaked on the Public 50 graph No. 16 for the charts dated April 7.
Along with offering two headlining concerts, KCON 2018 NY will also feature a convention featuring sections, a market, and other related occasions and activities that showcase Southern Korean pop culture entities to local people.
Concert tickets for KCON 2018 NY go on sale Friday, May 11, at 3 p.m. ET, while seat tickets to the convention portion of the function will go on sale on Mon, May 14 at the same time.