On Friday, Life+Times released a short clip titled Made In America, and everyone was curious what it was for. Now we get the answer as Jay-Z just held a press conference announcing his “Made In America” music fest.
As Global Grind Reports, Jay-Z will be organizing Philadelphia’s “Made In America” Music Festival sponsored by Budweiser on Labor Day Weekend.
Expected to headline the event, Jay will round up 28 acts of all different music genres for a two-day concert series September 1-2 held at Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park.
Accompanied by Philly rapper Freeway on stage, Jay-Z announced that 70 percent of the lineup in confirmed, but did not announce specifically who those artists are.
Portions of the proceeds will be donated to the greater area of Philadelphia’s United Way.
Tickets will be available on LiveNation on Wednesday, May 23.