The beloved annual K-pop convention was supposed to be held June 12–14 at the Javits Center, with concerts at Madison Square Garden. Refunds for tickets purchased before the coronavirus outbreak are now being issued.
“After consulting with government authorities, health experts and our partners, we have decided to officially cancel KCON 2020 NY with a heavy heart,” KCON’s statement said. “The health and safety of all those involved in KCON are our highest priority and we look forward to meeting you at the next event.”
KCON NY’s west coast counterpart, KCON LA, is still currently scheduled for August 27–30 of this year.
In other sad coronavirus cancellation news, BTS has officially postponed their North American tour dates, which were originally going to kick off in late April. All tickets will be honored for the new dates, which will be announced later on.