It’s official: J. Cole will headline the inaugural Dreamville Festival, Sept. 15 at Raleigh’s Dix Park.
The festival’s lineup announcement rolled out Friday and also included SZA, Big Sean, Young Thug and Nelly as top-line performers.
Other performers on the bill include Rich the Kid, Teyana Taylor, Davido, Bas, Grammy-nominated local Rapsody, Charlotte’s Lute and Raleigh’s King Mez, who played a starring cameo role on Dr. Dre’s 2015 soundtrack album “Compton.”
Dreamville will happen Sept. 15 at the big field at Dix Park, with stages at either end. Ticket sales are above 20,000, with promoters expecting a crowd of up to 35,000 people.
Produced by Live Nation subsidiary Scoremore Shows, Dreamville will also benefit an array of causes including Dix Park Conservancy, Meals on Wheels, A Better Youth Church Development and Cole’s own Dreamville Foundation.
Tickets range from $109 up to $449 for VIP packages.
Here is Dreamville Festival’s full music lineup:
Rich The Kid
What: Dreamville Festival
When: Sept. 15, noon to 10:30 p.m., rain or shine
Where: Dix Park, 101 Blair Drive, Raleigh
Tickets: $109 (general admission) to $449 (VIP)