Shawn “JAY Z” Carter, Budweiser and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey today announced the first line-up of award-winning artists who will perform at “Budweiser Made in America,” the two-day music festival in Philadelphia this Labor Day produced by Live Nation.
Jay-Z is curating and headlining the exciting roster of talent, which will include Pearl Jam, Skrillex, Mike Snow and Afrojack among the 28 artists embodying the American spirit who will perform across three stages on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park on Saturday, Sept. 1, and Sunday, Sept. 2.
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: Skrillex, Mike 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.
Additional artists will be announced at a later date.
Tickets for the “Budweiser Made in America” music festival go on sale to all fans Wednesday, May 23 at 10 a.m. ET through Ticketmaster.com and Livenation.com. A limited number of two-day tickets will be available for $99 (plus service charges). Budweiser Facebook fans will have access to pre-sale tickets today, Tuesday, May 22, from 10 AM – 10 PM ET. To become a Budweiser Facebook fan, please visit www.facebook.com/Budweiser.