Jay-Z Nabs N.E.R.D., Wale and J. Cole as North American Tour Openers

Jay-Z Nabs N.E.R.D., Wale and J. Cole as North American Tour Openers
Fans excited by Jay-Z's upcoming Blueprint 3 tour have yet another reason to be stoked. Not only will Hova be gracing your city with his unmatched flow but he'll be bringing some awesome opening acts.

Pharrell's N.E.R.D. will hype the crowd with their high-energy anthems, rapper Wale will drop some offerings from his upcoming Attention: Deficit LP and Jay-Z's first Roc Nation signee, J. Cole, will introduce himself to the world.

The tour kicks off on October 9, and includes seven Canadian stops.

Jay-Z with N.E.R.D., Wale and J. Cole:

10/9 University Park, PA - Bryce Jordan Center at Penn State University
10/10 Highland Heights, KY - Bank of Kentucky Center
10/13 Edmonton, AB -€“ Rexall Place
10/14 Calgary, AB - Pengrowth Saddledome
10/15 Kelowna, BC - Prospera Place
10/16 Vancouver, BC - General Motors Place
10/17 Seattle, WA - KeyArena
10/21 Ypsilanti, MI - Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center
10/24 Providence, RI - Dunkin Donuts Center
10/25 Amherst, MA - Mullins Center
10/27 Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena
10/28 Columbus, OH - Value City Arena Ohio State University
10/29 London, ON - John Labatt Centre
10/30 Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
10/31 Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
11/1 Ottawa, ON - Scotiabank Place
11/12 Champaign, IL - University of Illinois
11/19 Albuquerque, NM - Tingley Coliseum
11/20 El Paso, TX - University of Texas El Paso / Don Haskins Center
11/22 Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center Arena