J. Cole Cancels Dreamville Festival Due to Hurricane
J. Cole has cancelled this weekend’s inaugural Dreamville Festival in North Carolina. “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.” Dreamville has also released a statement about the cancellation. “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,” the statement reads. “All ticket holders will be 100% refunded for the costs of their tickets.” See the full statement below.
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
— J. Cole (@JColeNC) September 10, 2018
— Dreamville (@Dreamville) September 10, 2018
The festival was set to take place this Saturday, September 15. Cole, Young Thug, SZA, Big Sean, Nelly, Teyana Taylor, and others were set to perform. Hurricane Florence is currently a Category 4, affecting over one million people in North Carolina and South Carolina.