Grammy-nominated rapper Wale will perform at Western Carolina University’s Ramsey Regional Activity Center on Thursday, April 20.
The concert, which begins at 8 p.m., is sponsored by the offices of Campus Activities and Residential Living as part of Student Appreciation Week. Wale will be joined by special guest Niykee Heaton.
Tickets will go on sale Monday, Feb. 27. In advance, tickets are $20 for floor seats and $15 for arena seats for WCU students; $27.50 for floor seats and $22.50 for arena seats for the public. On the day of the concert, tickets are $25 for floor seats and $20 for arena seats for WCU students; $32.50 for floor seats and $27.50 for arena seats for the public. Doors will open at 7 p.m.
Wale signed with Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group in 2011 and his second album, “Ambition,” produced the Grammy-nominated single, “Lotus Flower Bomb (featuring Miguel),” as Best Rap Song. In 2013, his album “The Gifted” debuted No. 1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart. His latest album, “The Album About Nothing,” was released in March of 2015 and also debuted No. 1 on Billboard’s Top 200.
Tickets can be purchased at the Ramsey Center box office or online at ramsey.wcu.edu.