On Saturday, August 14, 2021, Multi-Platinum and Grammy-nominated artist Lil Baby, along with Kevin Gates, City Girls, Blacc Zacc, and more will invade Columbia for End of Summer Jam- Class in Session Edition. The End of Summer Jam is the first major concert to kick off in Columbia after over a year of dealing with the impact of Covid-19 pandemic. This concert is much anticipated as concert enthusiasts are eager to get back to the live entertainment. The Colonial Life Arena stage will light up as the artists perform their major chart-topping hits.

Lil Baby is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. He rose to mainstream fame in 2017 following the release of his mixtape Perfect Timing, becoming one of the most prominent figures in the trap music scene to date. Lil Baby’s debut studio album Harder Than Ever (2018) was certified RIAA Platinum and included the song “Yes Indeed” with Drake, which peaked at six on the Billboard Hot 100. He went on to release two more mixtapes in 2018, Drip Harder and Street Gossip, the former containing his most popular song “Drip Too Hard,” which peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100, and the latter peaking at number two on the US Billboard 200. Lil Baby’s second studio album, My Turn (2020), peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 and is certified three times platinum by the RIAA. The song “We Paid” (featuring 42 Dugg) charted at number ten on the Hot 100. In June 2020, he released the single “The Bigger Picture,” which peaked at number three on the Hot 100, becoming the highest-charting song as a lead artist of his career.

Concert Promoter, Victory Promotions – Victory Pernell, commented, “I am excited to bring something that the city has been waiting on for some time. I think this will be a big turnout for Columbia and surrounding areas.”

End of Summer Jam – Class in Session, August 14, 2021 – Doors open at 6 PM and showtime 7 PM. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10 AM; for tickets visit at 801 Lincoln St. Columbia, SC. Face masks are still encouraged. Clear bag policy is enforced. Please see for more details.