Made in America Festival is Set for September | @madeinamericafest Hope Carter May 2, 2017 Events, Festivals, Lifestyle, Music, News In the midst of Hunger Games-esque festivals, Made in America is a tried and true ‘patriotic’ favorite… With all the talk about the botched Fyre Festival and the nightmare it caused those who could afford it, it’s nice to get some news about a music festival that is a safe bet. The lineup for Budweiser’s Made in America festival in Philadelphia has been announced – and it looks like it’s gonna be a helluva good time. Headlining the event are the festival’s founder, Jay Z, and J. Cole, along with producer/beatmakers-turned-singers The Chainsmokers. Smaller-billed acts are also forces to be reckoned with, like Solange, Migos, Little Dragon, 21 Savage, Run the Jewels, Superduperkyle, Sampha, Vic Mensa, DMX, Cash Cash, and so, so, many more. Made in America was founded in 2012 by Hova as a way to bring music and culture together. Formerly, it was held simultaneously in Philadelphia and Los Angeles. A one-of-a-kind event, director Ron Howard made a documentary about the music festival in 2013 called Made in America, to highlight the uniqueness of it as “a reflection of the fabric of what it means to be ‘Made in America.'” Along with musical acts, festivalgoers are promised food trucks, charging lockers that are available to reserve, and, to further Jay’s goal of uniting music with the community, this year’s concert will benefit both the ACLU of Pennsylvania and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. Made in America festival will take place September 2-3 in Philly, and presale tickets are available for Tidal users. For more information, visit www.madeinamericafest.com. Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.