Grammy-nominated artist Wiz Khalifa will perform William & Mary’s 2014 Charter Day concert, officials announced at the university’s Yule Log ceremony tonight.
The rapper will be joined by fellow rapper and frequent collaborator Chevy Woods for the event, which is scheduled for 8 p.m. on Feb. 8, 2014, in William & Mary Hall.
Tickets for the show are $15 or $25 for William & Mary students with ID, $25 for faculty and staff with a promotional code and ID and $30 for members of the general public.
The $25 floor-access tickets will go on sale to William & Mary students only on Jan. 7 at 8:30 a.m. All other tickets will go on sale Jan. 8 at 8:30 a.m. Students can purchase tickets at www.ticketreturn.com/WM/, and faculty, staff and members of the general public can purchase them at www.ticketreturn.com. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Tribe Ticket Office in William & Mary Hall or over the phone at 757-221-3340 during the office’s regular business hours. All ticket prices are $5 more at the door.
Khalifa has released four studio albums since 2006 and is expected to release his fifth, “Blacc Hollywood,” in 2014. He is widely known for his songs “Young, Wild and Free,” “Work Hard, Play Hard” and “Black and Yellow,” which hit number one on the U.S. Billboard Top 100 chart. Khalifa has received four Grammy nominations and won Top New Artist at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.
Woods is a frequent collaborator with Khalifa and helped him establish the Taylor Gang record label. Woods has since released four mix tapes with that label, including 2013’s “Gangland 2.”
Prohibited items at the concert include: all outside food and drinks, coolers and other food containers, illegal substances, backpacks, bags bigger than 1 foot by 1 foot by 1 foot, balls or Frisbees, umbrellas, pets, artificial noisemakers, laser pointers, firearms or other weapons, cameras with a lens greater than 4 inches, laptops, tobacco products and anything deemed unsafe by police or event staff.
The concert is part of William & Mary’s annual Charter Day weekend, which celebrates the day on which the university received its royal charter in 1693. Gavin DeGraw and Good Old War performed at the 2013 concert.William & Mary’s 2014 Charter Day ceremony will be held Feb. 7.