Rihanna and Coldplay are set to headline the 2016 Budweiser Made In America, the JAY Z curated two-day music festival and staple of Labor Day Weekend. The festival returns to Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, PA for a fifth season on Saturday, September 3rd and Sunday, September 4th. The festival’s Rocky, Liberty and Tidal stages will be live streamed in their entirety on TIDAL.
The lineup also includes ColleGrove, Jamie xx, Chance The Rapper, Martin Garrix, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Grimes, DJ Khaled, Adventure Club, Madeon, Bryson Tiller, Gary Clark Jr, Travi$ Scott, DJ Mustard, SZA, A$AP Ferg, Tory Lanez, St. Lucia, Tchami, Anna Lunoe, Desiigner, Grits & Biscuits, LIL UZI VERT, Banks & Steelz, PLayboi Carti, Chris Malinchak, Disciples, Sleepy Tom, Lil Yachty, Justine Skye, Dorothy, Kevin Garrett, Flat White, Bibi Bourelly, Fat White Family, Kodak Black, Gallant, SG Lewis, Basement, Touché Amoré, Honduras, Sir The Baptist, Manolo Rose, NVOY, Kacy Hill, Car Seat Headrest, Dave East, Sophie Beem, Kevin Devine, Day Wave, Show Me The Body, Miya Folick, Cherry Glazerr, Watch the Duck, Colter Wall, Aaron West & The Roaring Twenties, From Indian Lakes, Symone, C-Kan, Porches, Denzel Curry, Into It. Over It. and Levi Carter.
This concert will benefit United Ways in Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Berks 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 citizens in these regions. As a result of this year’s Budweiser Made in America festival, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey will invest $300,000 into initiatives that enhance cradle-to-career education that ensures all students graduate high school college- or career-ready, and that equip individuals with the job skills and training they need to secure work that provides a family-sustaining income. The festival will also enable United Way of Berks County to invest an additional $100,000 in local programs and initiatives centered on early grade reading proficiency, as well as efforts targeting the focus areas of education, financial stability, health and safety net services. Each year, more than 100,000 Berks Countians receive help through over 50 funded United Way of Berks County programs, initiatives and grants.
TIDAL members can purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, June 22nd at 10 am EDT by logging into their accounts. Tickets for the general public can be purchased on Monday, June 27th at 10 am EDT at livenation.com.
Author: Buddy Iahn
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