The 2022 KCON lineup is complete after some exciting late additions.
The K-pop festival shared via social networks that boy bands Stray Kids and P1Harmony will join previously announced acts for a full 17-artist lineup for its 2022 iteration. august.
The moment comes at exciting times in both artists’ careers this week: Stray Kids just won BillboardFan Army Face-Off 2022 and will wrap up the US leg of their Maniac World Tour in Anaheim tonight. Meanwhile, P1Harmony released their new Harmony: Zero In EP today, led by the rap-rock-pop hybrid single “Doom Du Doom”.
Stray Kids and P1Harmony join a lineup stacked with 15 other artists representing K-pop culture.
Day one will feature Stray Kids with ATEEZ, CRAVITY, ENHYPEN, ITZY, Kep1er, LIGHTSUM and Japanese pop group INI. While Day 2 sees P1Harmony joining WJSN, NCT DREAM, THE BOYZ, LOONA, TO1, STAYC, NMIXX and J-pop group JO1.
KCON 2022 LA presented Toyota runs August 19-21 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Crypto.com Arena. The event brings together all aspects of K-culture with full days of panels, workshops, activities and more, with the final two nights capped off with the concert.
This year also marks the 10th anniversary of the festival, which began as a modest one-day event in Anaheim, California, with 10,000 attendees. Today, KCON is a multi-dimensional, multi-day Korean cultural experience that brought together 291,000 attendees in its last in-person event in 2019, according to a press release.
Tickets are still available and further details can be found at kconusa.com.