Drake, Chris Cornell, Run DMC, Jill Scott and More Added To Budweiser Made In America Festival
SINGLE DAY TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 @ NOON
New Festival to Benefit United Way
PHILADELPHIA (July 31, 2012) – Shawn “JAY Z” Carter, Budweiser and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey today confirmed additional award-winning artists who will join the previously announced talent for “Budweiser Made in America,” the two-day music festival in Philadelphia this Labor Day produced by Live Nation. It was also announced that single-day tickets will go on sale this Friday, August 3 at Noon and start at $75 per day.
The newly announced participants Drake, Chris Cornell, Run DMC, Jill Scott, Alesso, Gary Clark Jr, The Hives, Nicky Romero, DJ Shadow (DJ set), Otto Knows, Michael Woods and Burns will join Pearl Jam, Skrillex, Miike Snow, Passion Pit, Afrojack and many others 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 includes 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 Pearl Jam, Skrillex, Chris Cornell, Run DMC, Drake, Jill Scott, Afrojack, Calvin Harris, Maybach Music (feat. Rick Ross, Wale & Meek Mill), Miike Snow, Passion Pit, Alesso, Prince Royce, Gary Clark Jr, Janelle Monae, Santigold, Odd Future, D’Angelo, Dirty Projectors, X, Rita Ora, The Hives, Nicky Romero, DJ Shadow (DJ set), Michael Woods, Savoy, Otto Knows, Burns and The Knocks.
Tickets for the “Budweiser Made in America” music festival are available at www.Ticketmaster.com and www.Livenation.com.. 2-day passes are on sale now; single-day tickets go on sale this Friday, August 3 at Noon. To become a Budweiser Facebook fan, please visit www.facebook.com/Budweiser.
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.
This concert will benefit United Ways in Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, Lancaster County, PA. A primary goal of this music festival is to have a positive impact on the communities involved. As a result of this concert, the money invested into these communities will positively impact the education, income and health of the most vulnerable and most needy citizens in these regions.
“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.
The event is the latest chapter in Budweiser’s long association with music, which includes memorable Rolling Stones tours and Budweiser SuperFest, which was headlined by Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and other music legends.