The 2019 festival season is officially upon us with the world's biggest K-pop festival and convention unleashing the first taste of its artist lineup. As previously announced, KCON 2019 USA returns this summer with the bicoastal festival hitting New York on July 6-7 and coming back to its Los Angeles home for August 15-18. The lineup for KCON's upcoming NYC date is being revealed bit by bit with the festival announcing via a Facebook Live stream that boy bands NU'EST and Tomorrow X Together will be making their way to the Madison Square Garden–based festival.
KCON, an annual event for K-pop fans across the world, will take place on the biggest scale ever, with its New York City leg set for the global landmark that is Madison Square Garden. The two-day KCON 2019 NY convention will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and feature influencers in music, beauty and fashion from both countries.
KCON, the world’s largest Korean pop music and culture convention, is moving to New York City, making it easier than ever for metro area residents to access their k-pop and k-drama icons. This year, the New York convention, which takes place on July 6 and 7, is based at Madison Square Garden and the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The Javits Center will host the pop culture convention during the day and Madison Square Garden will provide the stage for the evening’s concerts. KCON Los Angeles, which takes place from August 15th through the 18th, will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center and Staples Center.