The East Coast leg KCON USA kicks f Saturday (June 23), with the Korean pop culture music festival and convention bringing stars and activities to Newark, New Jersey’s Prudential Center.
For the first time, Billboard has partnered up with KCON 2018 NY to host a live event with multiple K-pop stars: KCON 2018 NY STAR Live Talk. The event will begin with Super Junior at 12:30 p.m. ET and continue throughout the day. Pentagon, Heize and Stray Kids will also make appearances. K-pop fans at home can watch the event on the ficial Billboard Facebook or YouTube channels.
All four those artists will also appear later in the day at the night’s concert, where girl group Red Velvet will also make an appearance. Tickets are still on sale, and fans at home can watch a live stream the event.
KCON started in 2012 and has since grown into a major K-pop-oriented event held in many cities around the world. This year's KCON 2018 NY will be followed by KCON 2018 LA on August 10-12 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Staples Center.