Hosting their weekly #KCONLiveChat, it was announced that BTS will be headlining the KCON line-up for the New York weekend while TWICE is added to the Los Angeles dates. That’s right! Two of Korea’s hottest groups will be taking the states by storm in respective coasts for the annual All Things Hallyu event. Fans alike are guaranteed to see the synchronized and charismatic performances that will take place at the Prudential Center and Staples Center this summer. Tickets for KCON NY go on sale beginning May 13, and KCON LA go on sale beginning June 3: For updates on KCON 2016, visit www.kconusa.com and follow @KCONUSA on Twitter. Fans are also invited to join the conversation by using #KCON16NY and #KCON16LA in their social media platforms. First kicking off Los Angeles in 2012 and attended by 10,000 fans, KCON has been the center of bringing all things Hallyu. Just last year, KCON was brought to both coasts of the U.S. in Los Angeles and Newark, NJ. The L.A. convention expanded to three days and attracted 58,000 fans along with artists like GOT7, SISTAR, Shinhwa, AOA, Zion.T & Crush performing. While Newark garnered 17,000 fans in attendance and had Girls’ Generation, AOA, VIXX and Teen Top perform for their first KCON.
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