Dreamville Festival 2023

Dreamville Festival 2023


Dreamville Festival 2023

Dreamville Festival is back with an incredible lineup for 2019! Held April 1-2 at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina on April 1-2, the festival promises to be one of the premier music events of the Southeast.

Last year, the two-day music festival attracted 80,000 attendees with an economic impact of more than $6.7 million - an astounding figure considering it had to be postponed twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Dreamville Festival 2023 returns to Raleigh, North Carolina and this year it features Usher and Drake as co-headliners on both nights of the event.

Last spring, the two-day festival at Dix Park drew 80,000 attendees from all 50 states and several foreign countries. According to Visit Raleigh, it had a $6.7 million economic impact on Wake County.

In addition to music, the festival is renowned for its community-oriented events. A portion of the proceeds from this year's event is donated to charity partners.

This artist-run event has blossomed into one of the nation's biggest and best art festivals. It also provides a range of family-friendly activities as well as local vendors, food trucks, and artisans from the greater Triangle area.

Dreamville Festival 2023 kicks off on April 1 and continues through April 2. Featured acts include Lil Durk, Ari Lennox, EARTHGANG, City Girls, J.I.D., GloRilla, Key Glock, SiR, Summer Walker and international star Burna Boy.

Burna Boy

On April 1-2 at Dorothea Dix Park, an exciting two-day festival will take place. Additionally, this year's edition marks a rare reunion for Dreamville Records artists.

On Tuesday (February 28), J. Cole, co-founder of his label Dreamville Records, unveiled the lineup for the 2023 Dreamville Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina featuring himself, Drake and Usher as headliners. Additionally, Lil Durk, City Girls, Key Glock, SiR, Summer Walker GloRilla Baby Tate and many others will perform at this year's event.

In addition to its star-studded lineup, the 2023 Dreamville Festival is expected to generate more than $6.7 million in economic impact for the local community. Furthermore, more than 80,000 visitors visit restaurants, bars and retail stores during this event.

Lil Durk

Dreamville Festival is back and bigger than ever this year! Set for April 1-2 at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina on Dorothea Dix Park grounds, the two-day event boasts an impressive star studded lineup.

On September 29th, 2016, Dreamville Records artists Lil Durk, Ari Lennox, City Girls, Sean Paul, EARTHGANG, Jessie Reyez, Key Glock, Summer Walker, GloRilla and Baby Tate will perform at the festival alongside Dreamville Records artists J.I.D., Ari Lennox Earthgang Lute Omen Cozz and more for an array of exciting performances at this year's festival!

Last year's event drew 80,000 attendees and generated an economic impact of $6.7 million for the local community. GA, GA+ and VIP tickets are on sale now through Dorothea Dix Park's website; purchase them here today!

Ari Lennox

Dreamville Festival had been put on hiatus for two years due to Covid-19, but is set to return in April. As one of the largest and most sought-after artist-led music festivals, last year's event drew over 80,000 attendees to Dix Park, creating a $6.7 million economic impact on Wake County.

This year's lineup boasts some of the biggest names in hip hop and R&B, such as Usher, Drake and Burna Boy. The two-day event will take place April 1-2 at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Lil Durk, City Girls, Key Glock, SiR, Summer Walker, GloRilla and Baby Tate are some of Cole's Dreamville Records artists set to perform. Other acts performing include EARTHGANG, Jessie Reyez and Sean Paul as well. Plus there's a special collaborative performance from J. Cole and Drake which will headline Dreamville Festival 2023's second day!


JID is one of the most talented rappers currently on the scene. His lyricism is intricate and technical, allowing him to craft stories that will resonate with generations of hip-hop followers.

Dreamville Records star released his debut album, The Never Story, in 2017 and quickly earned a loyal following with his unique blend of slippery flows and vibrant storytelling. Since then he's released two more highly praised albums.

His latest project, The Forever Story, is on the verge of becoming an album of the year contender and could potentially be his most successful yet. Its poignant tracks commemorate his journey from football phenom to rap star while also reflecting on its challenges along the way.

He joined XXL to share his journey, the music scene in Atlanta and some of his top collaborations. Additionally, he discussed his upcoming tour that he'll be co-headlining with J. Cole in 2023.


EARTHGANG is one of the most promising hip hop duos in South Carolina, consisting of Johnny Venus and WowGr8 aka Doctur Dot. Their music has been described as "genre-defying" with their introspective and socially aware lyrics.

Since 2008, the duo has been building a dedicated fanbase through mixtapes and singles. Additionally, they've performed at numerous festivals and shows around the world.

Now, they've just released their fourth album Ghetto Gods -- a 17-track project featuring guest appearances by J. Cole, Ari Lennox, and more.

EarthGang have taken a more serious approach to their music on their new LP. They've reworked several tracks to emphasize darker themes they hope will connect with listeners on an emotional level. Tracks like "SMOKE SUM" and "STRONG FRIENDS" explore topics like substance abuse and misunderstanding respectively; additionally, the album carries an inspiring message of love and support throughout.


Last year's Dreamville Festival was an enormous success, generating more than $6 million for the local economy and drawing in over 80,000 attendees from around the globe. As such, it has become one of North Carolina's most highly anticipated music events.

On April 1st and 2nd in Raleigh, NC, J. Cole will host his 2023 edition at Dorothea Dix Park with special guests J. Cole and his team curating it to bring together artists, musicians, and collaborators that have been essential in his creative development over the last several years.

The lineup features both established and rising stars from around the world, such as Ari Lennox, Bas, Lute, Omen, EarthGang, Cozz and other Dreamville label associates. Furthermore, there is a strong focus on community and diversity with several local vendors, food trucks and artisans featured throughout the festival to give attendees an authentic taste of Raleigh.


After two years, Dreamville Festival will return to Raleigh, NC this April for its third installment. This music festival has an established record for having a significant economic impact on the surrounding community.

Last year's event drew in over 80,000 attendees from around the globe, injecting over $6 million into the city's economy. Visitors came from all 50 states and several international nations, bringing with them local vendors, food trucks, artisans and more for an enriching experience.

Though not as star-studded as previous editions, the lineup still features many major artists. Performers on both days include Usher, Drake, Burna Boy, Lil Durk, Ari Lennox, SiR, City Girls, Key Glock, Glorilla Summer Walker Baby Tate and more.

Cody Osagie, better known by his stage name Cozz, is an emcee from Los Angeles who signed to J. Cole's Dreamville label and delivers a message of real hip hop with substance. In 2014 he released his debut album Cozz & Effect to critical acclaim.


The Omen, a 1970s horror classic, is considered to be one of the greatest films ever made and it's certainly one that fans should consider seeing. This chilling film does an excellent job at capturing atmosphere and creating tension throughout its runtime.

The film also boasts some outstanding music, particularly the soundtrack which includes songs by artists like The Smiths and Beelzebub. This score adds an atmospheric layer to the horror-infused atmosphere created in the movie.

Dreamville Festival will return to Raleigh, North Carolina in 2023 with an incredible lineup featuring world-renowned artists. The two-day festival takes place April 1-2 at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh and welcomes musicians from all corners of the globe.

This year's event will showcase performers from a range of genres, such as pop, R&B and hip-hop. On the lineup are artists from Dreamville Records' roster such as Ari Lennox, J.I.D., EARTHGANG, Bas, Cozz and Omen - just to name a few!

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