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GRAMMY nominated recording artist J. Cole announces new Los Angeles show for What Dreams May Come Tour

Sep 8, 2013

The What Dreams May Come Tour Comes to
Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE October 24th
With Special Guest Wale

Tickets on sale to the public on Friday, Sept 13 at 10am

September 8, 2013 - New York, NY- Grammy-nominated, platinum selling RocNation/Columbia recording artist J.Cole, in the midst of his critically acclaimed Gold selling new album Born Sinner, two high charting radio singles “Power Trip” featuring Grammy Award winner Miguel and “Crooked Smile” featuring TLC, and a recent top selling fan tour, has announced details on his newly added Los Angeles show at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on October 24th.

J. Cole’s 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, Pittsburgh and Boston amongst many others. Tickets for What Dreams May Come Tour go on sale in select markets starting August 2nd at 10:00 am local time and are available through www.axs.com and www.jcolemusic.com.

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.

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.

J.Cole’s charitable partner for the tour will be his 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 thedreamvillefoundation.org.

The What Dreams May Come Tour follows on the heels of his phenomenally popular D’USSÉ Cognac Presents: 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.

What Dreams May Come Tour Dates:

Date City/State Venue
 
9/10/2013 Miami, FL James L. Knight Center
9/12/2013 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live
9/13/2013 Tampa, FL David A. Straz Performing Arts Center
9/14/2013 Jacksonville, FL Moran Theater
9/15/2013 Augusta, GA William B. Bell Auditorium
9/17/2013 Charlotte, NC Halton Arena @ UNC Charlotte
9/19/2013 St. Louis, MO Fabulous Fox Theatre
9/20/2013 Las Vegas, NV iHeart Radio Show
9/21/2013 Chicago, IL Arie Crown Theatre
9/24/2013 Boston, MA Agganis Arena @ Boston Unversity
9/25/2013 Philadelphia, PA The MANN
9/26/2013 Binghamton, NY SUNY Binghamton*
9/27/2013 Cleveland, OH State Theatre
9/28/2013 Washington, DC Rock The Bells Festival @ RFK Stadium Grounds
9/29/2013 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
10/1/2013 Blacksburg, VA Virginia Tech University*
10/2/2013 Norfolk, VA Chrysler Hall
10/4/2013 Atlanta, GA The Fox Theatre
10/5/2013 E. Rutherford, NJ Rock The Bells @ The Meadowlands
10/8 & 9/2013 Toronto, ON Massey Hall
10/10/2013 Detroit, MI Masonic Temple Theatre
10/12/2013 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom
10/13/2013 St. Paul, MN (Minneapolis) Myth
10/15/2013 Kansas City, MO The Midland by AMC
10/17/2013 New Orleans, LA Kiefer UNO Lakefront Arena
10/18/2013 Houston, TX Reliant Arena
10/19/2013 Austin, TX Austin Music Hall
10/20/2013 Grand Prairie, TX (Dallas) Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
10/22/2013 Broomfield, CO (Denver) 1st Bank Center
10/24/2013 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE
10/25/2013 Las Vegas, NV The Joint
10/27 & 28/2013 San Francisco, CA Warfield Theatre
10/30/2013 Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre

*J. Cole Only

For more information on J. Cole, What Dreams May Come Tour, Born Sinner please visit www.bornsinner.com, www.jcolemusic.com, www.Dreamvillain.net, www.RocNation.com and www.columbiarecords.com.

About J. Cole:

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.

J. Cole Press Contact:

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