Dreamville Festival: Complete Coverage

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CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 04: J Cole performs on stage during a Get Out The Vote concert in support of Hillary Clinton at Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio on November 4, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Duane Prokop/Getty Images)

The 2020 Dreamville Festival, presented by Fayetteville-native, rapper J. Cole, has been canceled, the team announced late Friday night on social media.

“After much deliberation and careful monitoring of the current situation, we have decided to cancel Dreamville Festival 2020,” the statement said. “Although we originally hoped it would be possible to bring you the festival this August, ongoing uncertainty regarding this COVID-19 pandemic has made this timeline no longer possible.”

In just its second year, Dreamville Festival has already seen it’s share of bad luck. The first festival was scheduled for the fall of 2018, but was postponed because of Hurricane Florence. It was moved to April of 2019 and was a huge success on its rescheduled date, drawing some 40,000 people to Raleigh’s Dorothea Dix Park.

This year’s festival had been scheduled for April 4, but was moved to August 29 once the coronavirus situation started to develop. But now with large gatherings being unlikely for a while, the festival has been canceled.

Refunds for ticket holders will be automatically issued if purchased through Front Gate Tickets. If your ticket was from an Official Street Team member, a retail store, or the military sale, you must fill out the form at dreamvillefest.com.

Brandon Plotnick is a former sports journalist, now living in the digital space with interests all over the musical and pop culture map.