J. Cole’s inaugural Dreamville Festival has been pushed back due to bad weather. The KOD rapper made the announcement on Monday (Sept. 10) via social media.
“Mannn. Due to this Hurricane heading to NC, we have to cancel Dreamville Festival,” Cole tweeted. “We’re working to get another date, but right now safety is most important. “I appreciate everybody that was headed to rock with us. 30,000 + were expected.”
Mannn. Due to this Hurricane heading to NC, we have to cancel Dreamville Festival. We’re working to get another date, but right now safety is most important. I appreciate everybody that was headed to rock with us. 30,000 + were expected. 🤯🤯
All tickets will be refunded. Bsafe
Dreamville Festival confirmed the cancellation in a statement that reads: “Due to safety concerns regarding dangerous weather, we are extremely saddened to announce today that the inaugural Dreamville Festival 2018 is being cancelled.”
“Our team has been working tirelessly with officials from the City of Raleigh, along with our State and Federal Partners, among others, to monitor the potential negative impact of Hurricane Florence. With the current weather-related information at hand, we have together decided to cancel this year’s event for the ultimate safety of both the local citizens and festival attendees.”
We were looking forward to sharing this moment with you. Be safe everyone. ❤️
The first ever Dreamville Festival was scheduled too go down this Saturday (Sept. 15) in Raleigh NC. The one-day event headlined by Cole would’ve also featured performances from SZA, Nelly, Teyana Taylor, Bas, Big Sean and Young Thug.