J. Cole Brings ‘Forest Hills Drive’ Tour to OVO Fest this Weekend

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(UPDATE 7/30/15) J. Cole has been rocking smaller cities along his “Forest Hills Drive” Tour since March, and the rapper is bringing his live show to the Great White North this weekend. The 30-year-old is set to headline Drake’s annual OVO Fest at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre this Sunday, and ticket prices won’t be cheap on the secondary market.

According to TicketIQ the average secondary price for Sunday OVO Fest tickets is currently $227.11. The cheapest available ticket is $75. Big Sean is also set to perform alongside Cole on Sunday and Drake will headline the following night. Sunday OVO Fest tickets own a secondary average of $524.23 and a $281 get-in price.

The “Forest Hills Drive” Tour continues in North America through August 29, when it wraps at Crown Coliseum in Cole’s native Fayetteville, North Carolina. 21 shows remain over the time period, and J. Cole tickets are averaging $266.76 on the resale market. Big Sean, YG and Jeremih will support on all remaining dates.

 

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2015 OVO Fest Lineup Announced, Kevin Hart, J. Cole and Drake to Headline

The OVO Fest continues to expand. Drake’s beloved concert series has extended its length to three days this year and will be held between the Air Canada Centre and Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto from August 1-3. Some of the biggest comics and artists in hip-hop will take the stage during the festival’s sixth annual installment.

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Comedian Kevin Hart will headline the festival’s first day on August 1 at the ACC. The fest then travels to the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre for its final two days on Sunday and Monday. J. Cole’s Forest Hills Drive Tour will invade Toronto on Sunday and will feature additional performances from Big Sean, YG, Jerimih, Bas, Cozz and Omen. The final day will be headlined by Drake himself.

Additional guests are expected to be in attendance, though Drake has kept a tight lip as to who will perform at this year’s fest. Last year, he tapped Kanye West and Diddy for surprise sets. Abel Tesfaye’s also appeared in 2014.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday at 12 EDT. Primary market prices range anywhere between CA 114.30 and CA 319.8

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