Rain, IVE’s Wonyoung and Stray Kids’ Bang Chan unveiled as MCs for KCON LA 2023

Rain, IVE’s Wonyoung and Stray Kids’ Bang Chan unveiled as MCs for KCON LA 2023
Daniel Anderson
July 27, 2023
The MCs for all three nights of KCON LA this year have been announced. 
MC duties: Headlining the opening night’s concert on Aug. 18 will be Wonyoung from K-pop girl group IVE. Veteran performer Rain will be hosting Saturday’s performances, and Bang Chan from the boy group Stray Kids will helm the third and final night of performances.
A three-night lineup: Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, KCON LA will feature a total of 20 Korean music acts spread across three days. The lineup is star-studded, with Friday’s concert boasting IVE, SHINee’s Taemin, NCT’s Taeyong, NMIXX, the Monsta X sub-unit Shownu x Hhungwon, Cravity and WayV. On Saturday, ATEEZ, INI, Kep1er, Rain, xikers and Zerobaseone will grace the stage, while Sunday’s sets will include (G)I-DLE, ITZY, Everglow, JO1, Lapillus, Stray Kids and The Boyz.
As is KCON tradition, performances will include special stages, such as for NCT U (Taeyong X Ten) and NMIXX. Kep1er, XG and xikers will be showcased on Saturday, and Sunday’s gig will treat fans to JO1 and The Boyz, who will debut a performance from their sub-unit.
Daytime activities: KCON LA will also have convention activities, panels with guest speakers, workshops and their “Showcase: Nice to Meet U,” which includes performances from Limelight and 8TURN on Friday, CRAXY and VERIVERY on Saturday and JUST B and XG on Sunday.
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