Pearl Jam and JAY Z Headline ‘Budweiser Made in America’ Music Festival in Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend
Concert Lineup Will Also Include Skrillex, Miike Snow, Afrojack, Maybach Music (featuring Rick Ross, Wale, & Meek Mill), Odd Future, Calvin Harris, D’Angelo, Passion Pit, Santigold, Dirty Projectors, X, Janelle Monae, Prince Royce, Rita Ora, Savoy (DJ set) and The Knocks
JAY Z, Budweiser and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey announced the first line-up of artists performing at “Budweiser Made in America,” the two-day music festival in Philadelphia this Labor Day. The event will be produced by Live Nation and held on three stages on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park on Saturday, Sept. 1, and Sunday, Sept. 2.
JAY Z is curating and headlining the roster of talent, which will include Pearl Jam, Skrillex, Miike Snow and Afrojack which will total 28 artists embodying the American spirit who will perform.
The exciting slate of talent cultivated by JAY Z will include an eclectic mix of acts ranging from rock, hip-hop, R&B, Latin and dance. Musical acts confirmed to perform in addition to JAY Z are:
Additional artists will be announced at a later date.
Tickets for the “Budweiser Made in America” music festival are on sale now through Ticketmaster.com and Livenation.com. A limited number of two-day tickets will be available for $99 (plus service charges).
The festival in Philadelphia will culminate a summer of music parties in cities all across America, when Budweiser will invite its Facebook fans to experience talented local bands and artists. Budweiser, brewed across America, has a decades-long history of celebrating great American music.
“Fans at this festival are going to be treated to a once-in-a-lifetime musical experience.” said Rob McCarthy, vice president of Budweiser for Anheuser-Busch.
“Budweiser Made in America” also will be available for consumers around the country to watch via live-streaming. Details will be announced at a later date.