K-Pop Groups AB6IX and IZ*ONE Join KCON 2019 New York Lineup
We're just about two months away from KCON 2019 in New York and the lineup continues to grow: K-pop rookie groups AB6IX and IZ*ONE will be joining EVERGLOW, ATEEZ, SF9, TXT and NU'EST at the Jacob Javits Center and Madison Square Garden on July 6 and 7 in New York.
Soon to debut in May, AB6IX's members comprise of familiar faces from some of Mnet's reality shows, including Produce 101 and StrayKids — Youngmin, Woong, Donghyun, Woojin and Daehwi. Woojin and Daehwi were part of Produce 101's temporary group Wanna One while Youngmin and Donghyun are part of a duo called MXM. AB6IX, short for "Absolute Six," stands for the five members and their fandom.
Meanwhile, IZ*ONE is the Korean-Japanese group created from MNet's Produce 101 franchise, Produce 48. Comprised of members Eunbi, Yena, Yuri, Yujin, Wonyoung, Chaewon, Hyewon, Minju, Chaeyeon, Nako, Hitomi and Sakura, the group released their first EP Color*IZ, featuring their lead single "La Vie en Rose" last October. Just recently, IZ*ONE dropped their second EP, Heart*IZ, with "Violeta" as the lead single.
Tickets for the the concert portion of KCON NY will go on sale on Wednesday, May 22 at 3PM ET, while convention tickets will follow two days after (Friday, May 24) at 3PM ET Tickets for the convention at the Javits Center go on sale two days later on Friday, May 24 at 3PM ET. Single concert tickets will start at $70, while combo prices for both nights start at $120.