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Jay-Z to Headline and Curate Festival in Philadelpha

Budweiser Made in America event set for Labor Day weekend

May 14, 2012 10:10 AM ET
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Jay-Z attends the YouTube Upfronts Presentation at the Beacon Theatre in New York.
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Jay-Z will headline the Budweiser Made in America festival in Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend. The festival, curated by Jay-Z himself, will feature a roster of nearly 30 acts from many different genres on three stages at Fairmount Park on September 1st and 2nd.

The event, produced by Live Nation, will benefit United Ways in greater Philadelphia and southern New Jersey, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and New York City. The organization works to invest money in local communities and education.

As of yet, Jay-Z is the only confirmed act on the bill. Tickets for the festival will go on sale May 23rd, with a pre-sale on May 22nd.

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