BY Adrienne Stanley | May 28, 2015 09:08 PM EDT
On May 28, CJ E&M announced the addition of legendary K-pop group Shinhwa to the dynamic lineup of KCON 2015 in Los Angeles. Shinhwa is the longest running male group in Korea pop, having performed together since 1998. In March 2015, Shinhwa released their seventeenth album, "We." "We" is a compilation of their collective work, which spans their 17-year career.
Acting-dol group, VIXX, was announced as part of the lineup at KCON 2015 in New York. VIXX has previously performed at KCON 2012 and 2014. Their participation in KCON NY follows their successful U.S. engagements in November 2014 and performance at the Global Citizen Day event in Washington, D.C. VIXX debuted in 2012 with the nuanced album, "Super Hero."
KCON 2015 LA will be held from July 31 through August 2. The concert portion of KCON LA will be held at the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles while the convention will take place in the West Wing of the Los Angeles Convention Center.
On August 8, KCON 2015 will travel to the New York metropolitan area for a one-night engagement at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.
Tickets for KCON LA and KCON NY will go on sale in June. Platinum tickets and combo tickets for Los Angeles will be sold on June 18 at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. EST. Individual tickets for Los Angeles will be sold on June 21 at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. EST. All New York City tickets will be sold on June 25.
For more information and programming details, visit the KCON website.
About the writer: Adrienne Stanley is a contributing writer for Kpopstarz, KDramastars, MTV Iggy and CJ Entertainment's KCON blog. Her passions include a love of K-pop and Asian drama. When she is not writing she is hanging out on Twitter (@retrogirladdy).
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