The University Program Council is pleased to announce a campus-wide event. On Thursday, April 24 at 8 p.m. in the Coliseum, UPC and the Student Service Fee Committee will host the first ever UPC Spring Concert with headliner, hip-hop artist, J.Cole.

UPC was approved by the Student Service Fee Committee to host a concert for the UNT campus. After working out contracts, UPC signed J.Cole to be the artist for this year’s event.

J. Cole Final Poster

The concert will take place in the Coliseum at 8 p.m., and all tickets are general admission. There are 1,000 standing floor spaces will be available to those who get a wristband. Wristbands will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Students will be able to get one free ticket online starting Monday, March 31st at 12 p.m. Starting April 14th students will be able to purchase a guest ticket for $25. At this time, Faculty and Staff will be able to purchase a ticket for themselves and a guest ticket at $25 as well.

There will be security searches at every entrance into the Coliseum. All bags are subject to search. No outside food or drink will be allowed. Students will be able to enter through gates A, B, D, and G.

Openers for the concert will be announced at a later date. For more information or any questions on the UPC Spring Concert, please visit union.unt.edu/upc or email upc@unt.edu.

J.Cole is an American hip-hop recording artist, songwriter and record producer. His first recognition came in 2007 when he released his mix tape The Come Up. After that, J.Cole was signed to Jay Z’s label, Roc Nation. His debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story hit number one on the US Billboard 200. Cole’s most recent album, Born Sinner, came in at number two, but worked its way to number one on the Billboard 200 chart. J.Cole has worked with artists like Jay-Z, B.o.B, Wiz Khalifa, Miguel, Drake, and many more. He has been nominated for American Music Awards, BET Awards, and Grammy’s. Recently, J.Cole has started his own record label, Dreamville Records.