Leading entertainment company CJ ENM released details on the special stages prepared for the SHOW portion of the world’s No.1 K-culture festival KCON LA 2023. All of the special stages will be a surprise for fans attending each night, ranging from exclusive collaborations to cover stages. Fan favorite special stages in the past have included the “Dream Stage” where artists performed on the same stage with their fans, collaborations between artists, and exclusive cover stages. KCON revealed the following special stages with more to be revealed:
- On Friday (Day 1) the SHOW will feature NCT U (TAEYONG X TEN) and NMIXX in special stages.
- On Saturday (Day 2) the special stages will present Kep1er, XG and xikers.
- On Sunday (Day 3) there will be special stages from JO1 and THE BOYZ, where THE BOYZ will premiere their subunit’s performance.
In addition to the special stages, KCON is introducing “Hi My First”, a special series where artists perform their earlier songs for the first time in a while, especially for KCONers. This series will feature ATEEZ on Saturday (Day 2) and Stray Kids on Sunday (Day 3).
Each night of KCON LA 2023 will be hosted by a “Special MC.” These MCs are WONYOUNG from IVE for Friday (Day 1), RAIN for Saturday (Day 2), and Bang Chan from Stray Kids for Sunday (Day 3).
KCON has also released additional SHOW tickets for this year’s event in Los Angeles due to high demand. Tickets can be purchased at AXS.COM/KCON2023.
More information on the event can be found at www.kconusa.com.