(Photo : SM Entertainment ) On June 18, the organizers of KCON USA announced Red Velvet as the final artist for the KCON LA lineup. Red Velvet joins Super Junior, Shinhwa, GOT7, SISTAR, AOA, Block B, Roy Kim, Monsta X, Zion.T and Crush for the upcoming three-day festival. KCON USA also provided the concert performance schedule for the dynamic lineup.
(Photo : KCON USA ) KCON LA will be held over the course of three days from July 31 through August 2. On August 1, Super Junior, GOT7, SISTAR, Roy Kim, and Monsta X will take the stage at the Staples Center. The second concert will be held on August 2, with performances by Shinhwa, AOA, Block B, Red Velvet, Zion.T and Crush.
Red Velvet is a five-member group that debuted in 2014 with the Europop track, "Happiness." The group consists of Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy and Yeri. The act originally consisted of four members before adding Yeri to its lineup in 2015. Red Velvet recently attracted positive attention for their critically-acclaimed EP, "Ice Cream Cake." The group is praised for their fashion aesthetic and unique concepts. International fans have growing interest in Joy, who is the latest addition to the "We Got Married" cast.
Platinum and combo tickets for KCON LA will go on June 18 on-sale at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT. Individual tickets will be sold on June 22 at 10 a.m. PT/ 1 p.m. ET.
Tickets for KCON NY were originally scheduled for sale on June 22 but will be sold beginning June 25. KCON 2014 performers Girls" Generation and VIXX are currently included in the lineup.
About the writer: Adrienne Stanley is a contributing editor for KDramastars. She is also a contributing writer for Kpopstarz, 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).