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J. Cole bringing Dreamville Music Festival to North Carolina in September

By CLTure News 

April 27, 2018

Fayetteville, North Carolina-raised and Grammy nominated rap artist J. Cole has announced a new one-day music festival experience on Saturday, September 15 at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Dreamville Festival will aim to provide a thoughtfully-curated, multi-stage music event by J. Cole. The festival offers Cole an opportunity to give back to his home state with a celebration of North Carolina culture, food and art that will feature a curated selection of performers bringing together some of today’s biggest national acts with up-and-comers.

Photo: Anthony Supreme

The festival will take place in one of Raleigh’s most historic locations, Dorothea Dix Park – Raleigh’s largest city park with over 300 acres of public greenspace. Dreamville’s ultimate goal is to not only have a positive economic and cultural impact on the city of Raleigh, but to become one of the most anticipated annual events in the growing North Carolina music and arts landscape.

“We hope to give back to the community with a celebration of all the things that make Raleigh and North Carolina itself so great – music, food, art, culture and more, said Ibrahim “IB” Hamad, President of Dreamville Records in a press release.

The lineup has yet to be announced, but Dreamville artists: Bas, J.I.D, Cozz, Omen, EarthGang, Ari Lennox, Lute and J. Cole will presumably be included in the lineup.

J. Cole in Charlotte

Artist curated festivals are a growing trend in music as large-scale festivals like Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival and more regionally Charleston’s High Water Festival curated by Shovels & Rope have been highly successful.

Early-bird GA tickets will start at $49 and VIP at $89 for a very limited number of fans who sign up first at DreamvilleFest.com to receive the presale password. Passes will go on sale to the general public on Monday, April 30 at 10 a.m. so we anticipate a lineup soon. 

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