Tickets on sale to the public on August 2nd
Grammy-nominated, platinum selling RocNation/Columbia recording artist J.Cole, in the midst of his critically acclaimed Gold selling new album Born Sinner, a Platinum selling, #1 single “Power Trip” featuring Grammy Award winner Miguel and rapidly rising second single, “Crooked Smile” featuring TLC, and a recent top selling fan tour, has announced details and dates for his 2013 North American tour, What Dreams May Come Tour, featuring Wale.
The What Dreams May Come Tour featuring Wale will make stops at theatres throughout North America this fall, beginning on Tuesday, September 10th at the James L. Knight Center in Miami, FL concluding on October 30th at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA. The 30 city AEG Live tour will go through several major markets including Atlanta, Boston and Chicago amongst many others. J.Cole will also perform in Las Vegas, NV at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, making him one of the first hip-hop acts to perform at the famed venue. Independently of the What Dreams May Come Tour, J.Cole will also perform at several college homecomings as well as the Rock The Bells Festivals.
“It’s going to be a wild ride,” says J.Cole.
Joining J.Cole on tour is GRAMMY-nominated and award-winning artist, Wale. Wale is touring in support of his latest release, the #1 album The Gifted, which sold over 158,000 units in its first week. This marks Wale’s third solo album and follows up his certified Gold sophomore album, Ambition, which also topped the charts as the #1 rap album and produced the Grammy nominated, certified Gold single “Lotus Flower Bomb” featuring Miguel. Wale has released a series of critically acclaimed mixtapes and received praise for his debut album, Attention Deficit, from national publications such as Billboard and Paper Magazine.
J. Cole will be in Jacksonville performing at the Times-Union Center Moran Theater September 14, 2013. Tickets for What Dreams May Come Tour go on sale starting August 2nd at 10:00 am local time and are available through www.axs.com and www.jcolemusic.com. Tickets will also be available at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets range from $39.50 – $64.00. Additional fees may apply.
In addition to general ticketing, fans will also have a chance to purchase the J.Cole VIP meet and greet packages. These special packages include an exclusive meet and greet with J.Cole, an individual photo opportunity, an autographed tour lithograph and one commemorative VIP tour laminate. The packages do not have any age restrictions and will be available for sale with the start of tour ticket sales. In a special offer, fans who are signed up for J.Cole’s newsletter will have first access to buying tickets. Those wishing to sign up for the newsletter can do so online here: https://www.jcolemusic.com/us/newsletter-signup
The charitable partner for What Dreams May Come Tour is J.Cole’s Dreamville Foundation, with a portion from every concert ticket sold going to the registered 501c3. Created by J.Cole in 2011, The Dreamville Foundation’s mission is to reveal to youth their limitless potential through life-altering experiences. Since its inception, the organization has been dedicated to uplifting youth in Fayetteville through book clubs, essaycontests and community events. Fans who would like to make additional donations to the non-profit can do so by visiting http://www.thedreamvillefoundation.org/.
The What Dreams May Come Tour follows on the heels of J.Cole’s phenomenally popular J.Cole Dollar & A Dream Tour. In an innovative show model, fans were able to attend intimate J.Cole shows for only $1.00 USD, with venues and details being revealed the day of via Twitter. The tour, which took place leading up to the release of Born Sinner, created verifiable fan pandemonium, with concert attendees lined up hours in advanced and venues hitting capacity.
For more information on J.Cole, the What Dreams May Come Tour and Born Sinner please visit www.bornsinner.com, www.jcolemusic.com, www.Dreamvillain.net, www.RocNation.com and www.columbiarecords.com.
Jermaine Lamarr Cole, best known by his stage name J.Cole, is a German-born American hip-hop recording artist and record producer from Fayetteville, North Carolina. The first artist to be signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation record label, J. Cole is celebrated for his lyricism, self-produced sturdy beats and storytelling. His long-awaited debut album, entitled Cole World: The Sideline Story, was released on September 27, 2011 and debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, Top R&B Albums and Top Rap Albums chart, selling more than 218,000 in its first week and has since been RIAA certified Gold. J. Cole received a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist at the 54th Grammy Awards and is also a 2-time American Music Award Nominee. J. Cole released his highly anticipated, self-produced sophomore album, Born Sinner, on June 18th. The album has since hit #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and sold Gold.