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Jay-Z's Made In America Music Festival - September 1-2, 2012

  • Posted By: Sarah Janiszewski
  • August 13, 2012
    • Jay-Z
      • Jay-Z
      • Photo Credit: Michael Falco for The New York Times

Made in America: 32 acts. 3 stages. 1 weekend. 

So, we're hype and counting down to Jay-Z's Made in America music festival happening September 1-2Jay-Z is officially taking over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway with performers hand-picked by him - including Drake, Run DMC and Philly's own Jill Scott, to name a few. Check out the full talent lineup below. 

Why Philly?

Jay-Z says, "Everyone knows I have a long love affair with Philly. You know, early in my career, this is one of the first towns that really embraced me and supported me. I signed an incredible number of artists out of this area. And also now, I'm going to do some film work with Will Smith and James Lassiter over at Overbrook, so I have all these deep connections here. And above and beyond that, it's called Made in America. It's such an iconic city."


Made In America Lineup

Saturday, September 1

Jay-Z

Maybach Music (featuring Rick Ross, Wale, & Meek Mill) 

D’Angelo

Janelle Monae 

Prince Royce 

Calvin Harris 

Skrillex

Miike Snow

Passion Pit

Gary Clark Jr

Nicky Romero

Dirty Projectors

Otto Knows

Michael Woods

Savoy


Sunday, September 2

Pearl Jam

Drake

Jill Scott

Run DMC

Santigold

Afrojack 

Chris Cornell

The Hives

Rita Ora

Odd Future 

X

The Knocks

Alesso

DJ Shadow

Burns

 

Ticket and Event Info

Budweiser Made in America

Saturday, September 1, and Sunday, September 2

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philadelphia, PA

Insider Tip: Get your tickets hereTwo-day passes and single-day are on sale now. Can't make it to the show? See what this party in Philly is all about via live-streaming. Details will be announced at a later date.


Jay-Z's Philly Music Festival Line-Up Announced

  • Posted By: Philly 360
  • May 22, 2012
    • Jay-Z annouces his music festival at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Jay-Z annouces his music festival at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC

Last week, Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter revealed that he's putting together a two-day music festival happening only in Philly over Labor Day Weekend.

Jay-Z is curating the talent roster for the festival aka "Made In America" which will take over Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway with 28 acts and three stages on September 1 - 2, 2012

The first round of the line-up was announced yesterday. See who Jay-Z's picked so far to take over the Parkway. More acts to be announced.

Made In America Line-Up

Jay-Z

Pearl Jam

Janelle Monae 

Prince Royce 

D’Angelo 

Santigold

Afrojack 

Maybach Music (featuring Rick Ross, Wale, & Meek Mill) 

Calvin Harris 

Skrillex

Miike Snow

 Passion Pit 

Odd Future 

Dirty Projectors

X

Savoy (DJ set)

The Knocks


Insider Tip: Get your tickets here.
 

 

Ticket and Event Info

Budweiser Made in America

Saturday, September 1, and Sunday, September 2

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philadelphia, PA


Jay-Z Announces Philly Music Festival Taking Place Labor Day Weekend

  • Posted By: Sarah Janiszewski
  • May 14, 2012
    • Mayor Nutter and Jay-Z at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Mayor Nutter and Jay-Z at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Jay-Z annouces his music festival at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Jay-Z annouces his music festival at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Mayor Nutter with Jay-Z as he annouces his music festival at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Mayor Nutter with Jay-Z as he annouces his music festival at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Mayor Nutter, Jay-Z  and Philly hip-hop artist Freeway at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Mayor Nutter, Jay-Z and Philly hip-hop artist Freeway at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Mayor Nutter, Jay-Z and hip-hop artist Freeway at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Mayor Nutter, Jay-Z and hip-hop artist Freeway at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Mayor Nutter and Jay-Z at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Mayor Nutter and Jay-Z at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Mayor Nutter and Jay-Z
      • Mayor Nutter and Jay-Z
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Jay-Z
      • Jay-Z
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Reps from Anheuser-Busch, United Way and Mayor Nutter pose with Jay-Z at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Reps from Anheuser-Busch, United Way and Mayor Nutter pose with Jay-Z at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Reps from Anheuser-Busch, United Way and Mayor Nutter pose with Jay-Z at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Reps from Anheuser-Busch, United Way and Mayor Nutter pose with Jay-Z at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Press gathers around Jay-Z after announcement
      • Press gathers around Jay-Z after announcement
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Jay-Z interviewing with CNN at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Jay-Z interviewing with CNN at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Crowd gathered on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for the announcement
      • Crowd gathered on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for the announcement
      • Photo Credit: S. Jansizewski for GPTMC
    • Made In America music festival announcement
      • Made In America music festival announcement
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GPTMC
    • Made In America announcement at the Phialdelphia Museum of Art
      • Made In America announcement at the Phialdelphia Museum of Art
      • Photo Credit: S. Janiszewski for GTPMC
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It's about to seriously go down musically in Philly.

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z announced today that he will be putting together a music festival that will take over Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway for two days - September 1-2, 2012

Today, Jay-Z joined Mayor Michael Nutter, along with representatives from Anheuser-Busch and United Way, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art to officially announce Jay-Z's music festival aka "Budweiser Made in America” which will benefit United Way and will be produced by Live Nation.

Jay-Z spoke on why he chose Philly as the location to launch his festival. He said, "Everyone knows my love affair with Philly." He went on to talk about some of his other ties to to the city. Jay-Z mentioned that he's been working with Will Smith and James Lassiter at Overbrook Entertainment to produce major motion pictures, and he brought up his signed hip-hop artist, Philly's own Freeway.

For two days, there will be 28 acts on three stages along the Parkway. Jay-Z says that they have about 70% of the talent confirmed. The lineup will be announced May 21. We can expect major talent ranging from rock, hip-hop, R&B, Latin and dance.

We can't wait to see what Jay-Z has in store for us. As Jay-Z said today, "It's gonna be a great day in Philly."

Ticket and Event Info

Budweiser Made in America

Saturday, September 1, and Sunday, September 2

Benjamin Franklin Parkway


Tickets for “Budweiser Made in America” music festival go on sale Wednesday, May 23, through ticketmaster.com and livenation.com. A limited number of 2-day tickets will be available for $99 (plus service charges). Budweiser Facebook fans will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, May 22.  To become a Budweiser Facebook fan, please visit facebook.com/Budweiser.


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