Golden Child Added to KCON 2018 New York as Daily Line-Up is Revealed

Concert Tickets for New York Metro Area Event Go On-Sale This Friday - May 11 @ 3 p.m. EDT – Convention Tickets to Follow May 14 @ 3 p.m. EDT

KCON USA, the world’s largest Korean culture convention and music festival presented by Toyota announced on May 9 that the rookie K-pop band GOLDEN CHILD will perform at this summer’s New York metro area edition on June 23-24 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

The ticket on-sale dates for KCON 2018 NY are May 11 at 3 p.m. EDT for concert tickets and May 14 at 3 p.m. EDT for convention tickets. 

Concert ticket price will range from $50 to $1,500 while the convention ticket for the two days is $20. 

Artist meet & greet tickets will also be available for purchase. 

More information can be found at

With the addition of Golden Child, the line-up for the two day convention and music festival is now finalized with each night’s set of performers will be as follows:

June 23
Heize | Pentagon | Red Velvet | Stray Kids | Super Junior

June 24
EXID | fromis_9 | Golden Child | NCT 127 | Wanna One

Golden Child is a group under Woollim Entertainment who was first introduced through reality show 2017 Woollim Pick. 

Prior to their debut, some of the members featured in W Project which released music to spotlight Woollim trainees. 

The group currently consists of ten members: Daeyeol, Y, Jangjun, TAG, Seungmin, Jaehyun, Jibeom, Donghyun, Joochan and Bomin. 

The group officially debuted on August 28, 2017 with their first mini-album, Gol-cha! With title track “DamDaDi.” 

On October 16, they released an OST soundtrack “Love Letter” for drama 20th Century Boy and Girl. On January 29, Golden Child had their first comeback with second mini-album Miracle featuring title track “It’s U.” 

The group also won “Global Rookie Top 5” award at the 2018 V Live Awards.

The second leg of KCON USA, KCON 2018 LA, will take place on August 10-12 at the Staples Center & LA Convention Center.

For more information and the latest KCON news, we invite fans to visit and follow @KCONUSA on Twitter, where more information will be announced. Fans can also join the conversation with #KCON18NY and #KCON18LA. Recap videos of both LA and NY events can be found on its YouTube channel (

KCON is produced by CJ E&M, Asia’s leading content company, and its global music channel, Mnet.

KCON USA ( is the largest North American convention dedicated to ‘All Things Hallyu.’ The convention launched in 2012 with over 10,000 fans attending and has more than doubled annually since to over 118,000 fans. KCON is now established in Los Angeles as the annual flagship event for American fans of Hallyu and Asian pop culture, providing the largest forum for fans to directly connect with each other, as well as artists and professionals from the Korean entertainment industry. In 2017, the brand further expanded internationally, presenting KCON in Mexico and Australia as well as returning to Japan. KCON has also held events in France and UAE.

CJ E&M is Asia’s leading content and media company headquartered in Seoul, Korea. It has five main business units - broadcast, film (CJ Entertainment), music, live entertainment and animation. Since 2011, CJ E&M has been contributing to promotion of Korean culture around the world, through the company's 'One Source, Multi-Content' strategy. As a trend leader in Asia, CJ E&M has produced and distributed various popular content, some of which include Asia’s largest music awards Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), leading Hallyu convention KCON, Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, record-breaking box office hits Roaring Currents (2014), Ode to My Father (2014) and Veteran (2015), along with sought-after television programs such as The Incomplete, Grandpas over Flowers and Reply 1988. With regional offices in Asia and the U.S., CJ E&M currently employs over 2,000 people worldwide, and is traded on KOSDAQ under the ticker 130960. For more information, please visit: