KCON West: Ailee, Roy Kim, and Echae Kang
Copresented by CJ E&M
This special concert in the museum’s courtyard features contemporary Korean musicians Ailee, Roy Kim, and Echae Kang. Catch this west side sneak peek for KCON, the world’s largest Korean culture convention and music festival, which happens downtown over the weekend.
Roy Kim began his singing career after winning Mnet’s talent competition series Superstar K4 in 2012. He officially debuted with his first studio album, Love Love Love, in 2013. The album features nine tracks and spawned two hit singles: The lead single “Love Love Love” AND the million-selling hit “Bom Bom Bom” which became the fourth most successful song of that year in South Korea. Following the album’s success, Roy Kim earned “Best New Male Artist” from the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards and “New Rising Star Award in Disk Album” from the 2014 Golden Disk Award. Since his debut, Roy Kim has 3 studio albums, 1 EP album and 10 singles, scoring two number-one singles on the Gaon Music Chart. In February 2018, his latest single “Only Then” took number 2 spot on Billboard’s Korea K-Pop 100 Chart.
Attending this program?
Ticketing: This free program is not ticketed. Admission is first come, first served.
Parking: Event parking is available at 11020 Kinross Ave (UCLA Parking Lot 36) with a flat rate of $5 payable by credit card/cash at the Pay Station or pay by cell phone through the Park Mobile App. Enter Lot 36 from Kinross Avenue between Gayley and Veteran Avenues. The Hammer Museum is located one block east. Limited parking is available under the museum for a flat rate of $6 cash.
Public Transportation: The 20/720 buses and Santa Monica and Culver City Bus Lines all stop within one block of the museum. You can also take the Metro Expo Line to Westwood/Rancho Park and transfer to the northbound 8 bus, which stops just outside the museum.
Bags: All bags will be inspected. Items larger than 12” x 6” x 12” (including purses, bags, and backpacks) will not be permitted at the summer concerts. The museum also reserves the right to inspect or prohibit any items deemed to be a security risk.
Accessible Seating for Guests with Disabilities: The Hammer Museum strives to provide accessible seating to our patrons needing specific accommodations and to ensure that wheelchair-accessible locations are reserved for guests who require such an accommodation. A limited amount of wheelchairs available upon request (request in advance by calling 310-443-7912).
All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from an anonymous donor.
Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members.
Public programs advancing social justice are presented by the Ford Foundation.
Digital presentation of Hammer public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.