Made In America
Jay-Z announces he will headline the Budweiser Made in America music festival in Philly. This festival will have up to 30 international artist and will be curated and headline by the “Watch the Throne” rapper.
Taking place over the Labor Day weekend, 1– 2 September 2012. The announcement of the stars performing at the festival will be announced by Live nation on 21 May 2012.
The festival will be a benefit gig created with fundraising in mind
“This Labor Day, we will not only make history but we’re benefiting a great organization. ‘Budweiser Made in America’ will encompass every genre of music, creating and showcasing the only genre that matters, ‘great music.’ Budweiser and Live Nation are going to produce an amazing two days of performances, and it’s great to partner with United Way again to support all of the positive work they do in the community,” Carter said in Philadelphia Monday.
“This festival will offer music fans from across the U.S. and beyond — the biggest names in hip-hop, rock, dance and other popular genres this Labor Day,” said Rob McCarthy, vice president of Budweiser for Anheuser-Busch.
“Philadelphia is delighted to welcome visitors from around the country for a national music festival,” said Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter. “United Way has brought Jay-Z and Budweiser together to host this national event in the birthplace of America. We are excited to invite the musicians, sponsors, guests and festival goers for a memorable weekend.”
Lots to look forward to from the Jigga Man