Drake to play Wolstein Center Nov 12 for Ohio Homecoming Encore Concert

The much-anticipated Ohio Homecoming Concert (OHC) featuring GRAMMY-nominated artist Drake is confirmed for Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 7PM at the Wolstein Center.  Drake returns for The Ohio Homecoming Encore Concert after a previously scheduled performance planned for July 23 in honor of Cleveland's 215th birthday was canceled due to inclement weather conditions.

Tickets are $75, $55 and $35.   Tickets go on sale Saturday, October 8 at 10 AM and may be purchased at the Wolstein Center Box Office, by calling 877.468.4946 or at www.wolsteincenter.com.

Fans that purchased admission for the previously scheduled July 23 Ohio Homecoming 2011 Concert at the Port of Cleveland through www.ohiohomecoming.com will be able to conduct an exchange for comparable seats through October 14. Fans will receive an email communication from Ohio Homecoming by Tuesday, October 4 containing information on the ticket exchange process.  For questions on the ticket exchange please call (216)264-9115.

"We take pride in our city and feel honored to have this caliber of talent attached to our celebration," says Alonzo Mitchell, founder of Ohio Homecoming.  "We  look  forward  to  showcasing  Cleveland  on  a  grand  scale,  while giving the city an opportunity to have a fun, safe and memorable experience."

About Ohio Homecoming:

The Ohio Homecoming movement was created in 2010 to help establish entities and networking opportunities to  help  advance  people  and  businesses  through  strategic  partnerships  in  Cleveland,  as  well  as  other cities around the state of Ohio.  The Ohio Homecoming Celebration was designed to present a number of community-wide events to bring awareness to positive things that the state offers, reinvigorate the citizens to aspire to greatness, and connect them with the tools to get there. For more information visit www.ohiohomecoming.com.

The Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University is a Global Spectrum managed facility.  Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) is the fastest growing firm in the public assembly facility management field with more than 90 facilities throughout the United States and Canada. The Philadelphia-based company is part of one of the world's largest sports and entertainment companies, Comcast-Spectacor, which also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association, Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, and Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company and Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions. In a partnership with Disson Skating, Comcast-Spectacor annually produces 10 nationally televised figure skating spectaculars on NBC.

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